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Home starts drop in January as multi-family units settle from surge
The start of construction on new homes in the U.S. fell during January due to a drop in multi-family ...
Construction adds 36,000 jobs; home starts end 2016 on strength of multi-family units
The latest data from the federal government indicate increases in both construction employment and the start of construction on new ...
Employers must now use new I-9 Form to verify employment eligibility of new hires
If you are hiring somebody new for your construction company this year, there is now a new and revised ...
Though optimistic about 2017 demand, more U.S. contractors hobbled by skilled labor shortage
The latest construction hiring outlook from the Associated General Contractors of America contains both good news and bad. While ...
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R. Brown Construction is built on expert operation through treacherous terrain, natural disasters
There’s no easy way to get to Willow Creek, California, where Roger Brown has been plying his skills as ...
Construction spending up 0.9% in Nov.
U.S. construction spending rose 0.9 percent in November thanks to gains in both homebuilding and nonresidential projects across the ...
Former Iowa DOT head Trombino named president of McClure Engineering
Paul Trombino, the former Iowa Department of Transportation director who resigned from that position unexpectedly in November, will take ...
A construction success story at 30, James MacKay likes “the jobs no one else wants”
When asked to describe how he started in construction, James MacKay laughs. “I got into a little bit a ...
Here are the 12 finalists for our 2017 Contractor of the Year award
While it came down to some tough decisions, the Equipment World editors have named the 12 finalists for the ...
Caterpillar sales down again in 3Q as profit plummets 48%
Citing economic weakness and idle mining trucks around the globe coupled with an "abundance" of used construction equipment and idle ...
Contractor of the Year entry deadline extended to Oct. 14
The deadline for nominations for the Equipment World Contractor of the Year contest, which honors 12 finalists each year, has been ...
Construction spending falls 0.7% in August
U.S. construction spending fell 0.7 percent in August as spending on both residential and nonresidential projects fell during the month. Construction ...
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Cat takes on Yeti with a rugged, insulated jobsite cooler
VIDEO: Large crane collapses while hoisting section of viaduct
Volvo unveils the EX2: First fully electric compact excavator prototype is faster, quieter
Excavator operator uncovers one of the best preserved dinosaur fossils ever found (VIDEO)
Ford details F-150 redesign: 2018 refresh features Super Duty styling, customer feedback
Dragged to his death: How to prevent chipper accidents
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Ford unveils 2018 F-650, F-750 with improved handling, braking
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