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Precision Pipeline worked around the recession and desert turtles to become one of Utah’s top contractors
Landon Floyd grew up in construction. His father ran a small excavation and pipeline company in Southern California but moved ...
Building the future of your construction company: Matching tech-savvy, young employees in a mentorship with seasoned crew members
When I listen to contractors tell me how they first became involved in construction—usually a tale of early exposure and ...
4 tips for developing a health and wellness program at your construction firm (and why you should)
Construction company owners are in a unique position when it comes to assessing and helping their employees manage their health ...
Hard work, soft touch: 3 steps to becoming an effective, modern construction company leader
As anyone who has ever owned a business can tell you, being in charge and being a leader isn’t necessarily ...
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4 New Year’s resolutions every contractor should make to improve their business in 2014
Your crews have been sent home, most of your machinery has made it back to the yard for a yearly ...
The 9 leadership rules every contractor should know
One of the great assignments the editors at Equipment World get every year is to go out and interview a ...
Too much of a good thing? Three steps for managing your construction company’s growth
It’s the time of year when Equipment World editors start scouring Contractor of the Year nominations, looking for the best ...
Energy, fuel and the federal regulatory tsunami dominate the conversation at the 2013 Construction Symposium
Contractors and heavy equipment fleet managers got an earful of what challenges await them in the construction industry and what ...
74 tips for reducing equipment costs (21-30)
In my last post covering equipment cost cutting tips 11-20, I looked at eliminating buddy jobs, cutting down emergency work ...
74 tips for reducing equipment costs (11-20)
In my first post covering equipment cost-cutting tips 1-10, I addressed several equipment cost cutting basics, including the impact of ...
Is your construction company being embezzled? How to sniff out the problem
Times were good in the early 2000s when a Southern California contractor went looking for a financial manager. “This candidate ...
Tesla reveals plan for 'new kind of pickup,' heavy duty truck
Hennessey unveils 704-hp Ford F-150 VelociRaptor (PHOTOS)
VIDEO: Tracked drilling rig tips onto rear end in longest rollover trailering accident ever
Crane collapses atop Tappan Zee Bridge, shutting down traffic and injuring 5
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories up
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