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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 ...
How to develop a custom safety program at your construction company
There are many small contractors out there looking for safety training information on a daily basis, which leads one to ...
The 6 habits of highly successful construction company owners
In our recent special report, “The Future of Your Construction Company”, we focused so much on contractors retiring or transitioning ...
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 ...
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3: Be Fair
Treating everyone fairly and treating everyone equally isn’t the same thing. If you treat everyone exactly the same, they’ll think ...
2: Be Open and Honest
Although it’s your company, you should want your employees to be interested and invested in the well-being of the firm. ...
1: Have the “Right” People
Attracting and retaining people isn’t enough. You have to hire and keep people who are a good fit for the ...
3 culture-changing steps contractors can take to combat the skilled worker shortage
There’s been no shortage of attention lately to the skilled worker shortage. Although industry advocates like Mike Rowe have been ...
3 smart strategies to try in your construction business from a successful landscaper
We’ve all heard stories of unconventional entrepreneurs taking the path less traveled to success. The challenge lies in finding practical ...
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 ...
Three reasons every contractor should have taken a summer vacation
In Alabama, we’ve just had our tax-free weekend for parents to buy all the back-to-school stuff their kids need. Every ...
Want your construction business to be more successful? Diversify your personnel.
In interviewing contractors across the country for our Contractor of the Year program, Equipment World editors get a pretty good ...
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How Volvo CE is engineering a quarry run by electric loaders ...
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman to retire next year; Umpleby tapped as ...
by Wayne Grayson
Caterpillar intros M315F, M317F wheeled excavators with tool carrier, compact radius ...
by Wayne Grayson
Three views on the past, present and rapidly evolving future of ...
by Tom Jackson