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Contractor of the Year
Community involvement, business acumen drives Phillips Companies, one of our 2014 Contractor of the Year finalists
“How about some basketball tonight?” It turns out that Brad Phillip’s question to me was less about cheering on the Wright ...
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 ...
Concrete work the “sweet spot” for Wm. Winkler Co., 2014 Contractor of the Year finalist (VIDEO)
“We love to do anything that involves concrete,” says Brian Winkler, 47, president of Wm. Winkler Co., one of 12 ...
How one 3rd-generation paver expanded the family business into concrete, sealcoating
Operating the business started by his late father Dale, third-generation contractor Chris Fink knows a thing or two about paving. ...
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Knocked down by the recession, how contractor Michael Thibault came up with a plan to win at T-Bone Construction
Mike Thibault has a favorite quote: “The harder I work, the luckier I get,” he says with a big Colorado ...
How contractor Richard Gordon found the right size for success at Baystate Engineering
Richard Gordon grew up in the operator’s seat. He’s been operating equipment since he was a kid, running skid steers around ...
The 9 leadership rules every contractor should know
One of the great assignments the editors at Equipment World get every year is to go out and interview a ...
Too much of a good thing? Three steps for managing your construction company’s growth
It’s the time of year when Equipment World editors start scouring Contractor of the Year nominations, looking for the best ...
Are you our 2014 Contractor of the Year? Apply now
Each year around this time we start the search for our next Contractor of the Year. These are contractors who have ...
Lester Contracting grows 50% in one year thanks to focus on customer service, training and investments in machine control
Like many who work in construction today, Ken Lester got his start as a teenager working for his father. His ...
West Virginia contractor inspires devotion through his own loyalty to others
In today’s fickle world, many are often willing to abandon what they know and like for the latest and greatest, ...
How did Stalco Construction triple its project volume during the recession? Adaptability and marketing.
Kevin Harney started Islandia, New York-based Stalco Construction in 1992 with only $1,700. Fast forward to 2012 and the company ...
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Cummins hit with $60M lawsuit by FCA over defective emissions system in Ram pickups
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GMC unveils 2017 Sierra HD All Terrain X, its most powerful off-roader yet thanks to new 6.6L Duramax
VIDEO: Crews demo century-old Virginia St. Bridge, construct and move new one into place (Time-lapse)
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Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman to retire next year; Umpleby tapped as ...
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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 ...
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