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Contractor walks away from NCDOT project over payment dispute

Contractor walks away from NCDOT project over payment...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 29, 2016

The North Carolina Department of Transportation is in search of a new contractor to finish up a nearly three-year-old project in ...

Contractor cited for violations that led to partial Pennsylvania bridge collapse (VIDEO)

Contractor cited for violations that led to partial...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 05, 2016

A contractor in Clarion, Pennsylvania, is being held accountable for the partial collapse of a bridge earlier this year that ...

Construction firms paying their bills earlier the latest indicator of U.S. industry’s strength

Construction firms paying their bills earlier the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 12, 2015

Calling the findings evidence of a clear "upswing" in the U.S. construction industry, a U.K.-based credit reporting agency says American ...

Contractor killed when deck collapses during concrete pour in Mississippi

Contractor killed when deck collapses during concrete...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 22, 2015

A floor collapse of a restaurant being built near the Jourdan River in Mississippi claimed the life of a contractor earlier ...

“Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up shunning construction.” A contractor’s look back

“Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 07, 2015

Editor's Note: With Labor Day, it's time to begin saying goodbye to summer and time to take a break and enjoy ...

Contractor killed by falling materials on North Carolina jobsite

Contractor killed by falling materials on North...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 21, 2015

The owner of a construction business who also served as the mayor of his small North Carolina town was killed ...

Contractor discovers drywall signed by his father 50 years ago while demoing a bathroom

Contractor discovers drywall signed by his father 50...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 18, 2015

Just in time for Father's Day comes a story out of Michigan where a contractor recently made unexpected contact with his ...

Contractor busted for using his construction company’s office to grow pot in Massachusetts

Contractor busted for using his construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 14, 2015

Police in Maryland arrested the owner of a Bellingham construction company earlier this week after discovering the man was using ...

Contractor digs 40-foot-long hole in the middle of a road with a backhoe, then just leaves it there

Contractor digs 40-foot-long hole in the middle of a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 06, 2015

You operate construction equipment long enough, you're going to get a machine stuck. Sometimes the thought of throwing  your hands up and ...

Our 2015 Contractor of the Year contest is open for entries

Our 2015 Contractor of the Year contest is open for...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 29, 2014

Our 2014 Contractor of the Year, Jeremy Hiltz, accepts his award in Las Vegas. Equipment World’s Contractor of the Year program—which  honors ...

Succeed by learning how to fail

Succeed by learning how to fail

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on May 07, 2014

We’ve all heard that you get stronger with failure, but who actually likes to fail at something? Maybe that’s because we ...

Reputation built upon speed, technology and old school skills makes Jeremy Hiltz our 2014 Contractor of the Year

Reputation built upon speed, technology and old school...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 01, 2014

Although Jeremy Hiltz started his own company in 1996, his roots in construction go much deeper. When he was just ...

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