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Dearth of women in construction deprives industry of good workers, women of good jobs
Recently, Barbara A. Res penned an insightful column for the Baltimore Sun examining why there are so few women in the ...
Why the numbers are important: Moneyball’s Billy Beane addresses the equipment, construction industries
One definite perk of a free press pass is the exposure I get to high-priced talk. Filling a podium is ...
How a loyalty to your employees can result in big growth for your construction business
“I’ve stayed with Larman Construction so long because of this guy right here,” said Fred Barhydt, pointing a finger at ...
Lean and Mean: How 3 brothers built Glendale Excavating into a successful company by managing its size
Glendale Excavating’s three brothers—Tommy, Dany and Greg Giangiulio—take pride in their construction heritage. “We’re third generation operating engineers,” says Dany. “We ...
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3 things contractors can do to keep valuable workers on staff during the skilled worker shortage
The skilled worker shortage has been looming over the construction industry, and the Associated General Contractors’ 2014 outlook shows that ...
Already break your New Year’s resolutions? 3 tips for getting back on track
In a couple of weeks, people will be lamenting about their broken New Year’s resolutions. Their friends who don’t make ...
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 ...
Go With Your Instincts: Why it’s not always a good idea to separate personal and business decisions
Possessing the ability to make good decisions is obviously crucial when running your own business, but good instincts are just ...
Rule 1: Skid steer O&O costs
Based on a Case 430/440 model, 1700 to 2200 pound operating load, 2007 model, 4 year ownership/depreciation, 750 hours of ...
3 rules for calculating and managing skid steer Owning & Operating costs
People who work with big equipment have a saying: "You can be going broke in this business and not know ...
Rule 2: Skid steer O&O costs
Managing operating costs Your operator is always going to be your biggest expense. With that in mind, here are a few ...
Rule 3: Skid steer O&O costs
Money never sleeps. If it isn't making you money, it's costing you money. If you buy stock in a company ...
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Tesla reveals plan for 'new kind of pickup,' heavy duty truck
VIDEO: Tracked drilling rig tips onto rear end in longest rollover trailering accident ever
Hennessey unveils 704-hp Ford F-150 VelociRaptor (PHOTOS)
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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Komatsu acquires mining equipment maker Joy Global for $3 billion
by Wayne Grayson
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories ...
by Wayne Grayson
Ram says Ford Super Duty’s claim to towing throne isn’t fair ...
by Tom Quimby
Construction firm’s in-house machine control software the first step toward automated ...
by Wayne Grayson
Crane collapses atop Tappan Zee Bridge, shutting down traffic and injuring ...
by Chris Hill
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