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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 ...

South Dakota contractor’s work in his small town’s moment of crisis provides framework for growth

South Dakota contractor’s work in his small...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2014

Each February, Gale Nitteberg, his wife Sandy and their grandchildren pack up and head south for about a month to ...

Family’s love of equipment, disciplined work ethic grew R.L. Caudill Construction into a company that’s hard to compete with

Family’s love of equipment, disciplined work...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 01, 2014

Robert L. Caudill started a small construction company in eastern Kentucky nearly 50 years ago. But today, at age 73, ...

VIDEO: It’s Contractors vs. Architects in this Rap Battle for the ages

VIDEO: It’s Contractors vs. Architects in this...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 21, 2013

“If only the architect would spec things out right.” We’ve heard variations of this thought throughout the years from contractors (insert ...

Third-generation paver creates his own roads to follow

Third-generation paver creates his own roads to follow

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 18, 2013

During January, the Equipment World editorial team spreads out across the country to interview the 12 finalists for our Contractor ...

Altec raises prices 4.5 percent

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 12, 2012

Altec Industries says its raised prices an average of 4.5 percent, effective May, 2012. The company cites "a series of ...

New Used Rental

New Used Rental

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 09, 2012

Decisions, decisions As most contractors enter their fourth year of uncertain work, equipment choices become more critical. Some key factors to ...

K&E Excavating names director of operations

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Dec 13, 2011

K&E Excavating, a construction company working in Oregon, Washington and California, appointed Rick Anderson to their executive management team. Anderson ...

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