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How 5 construction companies are passing the baton to the next generation

How 5 construction companies are passing the baton to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 04, 2014

1. James: “In talking stages.” James is 65 years old, and has three sons in his excavating business. “We’re just in ...

How to choose who to sell your construction company to and when

How to choose who to sell your construction company to...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 04, 2014

Stever Robbins, executive coach with Stever Robbins Incorporated, says assuming you’ll pass your business along to your children carries risk. “The ...

When selling your construction company is the best option

When selling your construction company is the best...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 04, 2014

If you’re in the market to sell your business, you may be in luck, especially if you’re in a geographical ...

How 2 construction companies (one large, one small) decided to close their doors

How 2 construction companies (one large, one small)...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 04, 2014

Keith Andrews, president, RaCON Incorporated, looks at his nearly empty equipment yard from the driver’s seat of his pickup truck. ...

SPECIAL REPORT: The Future of Your Construction Company. How and when to walk away.

SPECIAL REPORT: The Future of Your Construction...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 03, 2014

In the wake of the Great Recession, many baby boomer contractors are planning their business’s futures. Specifically, is this the end? ...

U.S. construction spending up 0.1% in December, homebuilding rises to highest point in 5 1/2 years

U.S. construction spending up 0.1% in December,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 03, 2014

Construction spending in the U.S. rose slightly in December, with homebuilding reaching its highest point in 5 1/2 years, according ...

Construction worker the only profession to increase rate of home ownership following the recession

Construction worker the only profession to increase...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 29, 2014

Despite likely being the hardest hit profession by the one-two punch of the bursting housing bubble and the ensuing recession, ...

AGC 2014 construction forecast predicts improved hiring and pay with increased demand and equipment purchases

AGC 2014 construction forecast predicts improved hiring...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 21, 2014

The Associated General Contractors of America released their 2014 construction industry forecast Tuesday, reporting the results of an in-depth survey ...

VIDEO: Gust of wind turns building under construction into a splintered pile

VIDEO: Gust of wind turns building under construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 20, 2014

With a high gust of wind, an entire unfinished building at a condominium complex under construction in the Brier Creek ...

Diggerland, a construction equipment theme park, is coming to New Jersey (VIDEO)

Diggerland, a construction equipment theme park, is...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 13, 2014

The United Kingdom’s popular Diggerland Adventure Park—centered around a construction equipment theme—will see a U.S. version. According to philly.com, Sahara Sam’s ...

Sub Zero: Polar Vortex causes equipment breakdowns, sends construction workers home and indoors in Minnesota and North Dakota

Sub Zero: Polar Vortex causes equipment breakdowns,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2014

We told you yesterday about a crew in Louisville used to working in the cold that was forced to pack ...

4 New Year’s resolutions every contractor should make to improve their business in 2014

4 New Year’s resolutions every contractor should...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 03, 2014

Your crews have been sent home, most of your machinery has made it back to the yard for a yearly ...

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