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DumpTruckLoads.com connects contractors and truck owners through an easy-to-use load board

DumpTruckLoads.com connects contractors and truck...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 26, 2015

A new construction industry start-up from Pennsylvania has launched a dump-truck-specific load board as an online service, accessible from both desktop and ...

With oil field cuts increasing, Texas contractors rush to hire and recruit laid off workers

With oil field cuts increasing, Texas contractors rush...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 10, 2015

Many workers in South Texas are currently experiencing a bit of déjà vu. During the recession, the U.S. construction industry lost ...

Precision Pipeline worked around the recession and desert turtles to become one of Utah’s top contractors

Precision Pipeline worked around the recession and...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 10, 2015

Landon Floyd grew up in construction. His father ran a small excavation and pipeline company in Southern California but moved ...

Contractors, construction equipment manufacturers have much to gain from restoration of trade with Cuba

Contractors, construction equipment manufacturers have...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 22, 2014

Though the restoration of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba has a long way to go, construction is firmly ...

Two experienced fleet managers tell how telematics data helps make their companies more competitive, explain how to adopt the technology

Two experienced fleet managers tell how telematics data...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 10, 2014

There will come a time in every construction company's life, when a trigger event will make the deployment of telematics ...

When the Marcellus Shale provided the opportunity, West Virginia contractor Dwaine Doss was ready

When the Marcellus Shale provided the opportunity, West...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 01, 2014

Most contractors understand you don’t waste daylight. But by the time the sun breaks over the mountains of central West ...

Smartphone use increases among construction contractors, as does use of apps, interest in video

Smartphone use increases among construction...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 27, 2014

Clear trends have emerged in the past four years as contractors rely more heavily on technology, according to a new ...

Update your construction company’s safety plan to protect temporary workers

Update your construction company’s safety plan to...

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 02, 2014

So, your safety plan is up to date, you conduct frequent, targeted training and your workers have bought into and ...

It’s time for contractors to start financial planning for 2015. Here are 3 tips to get you started

It’s time for contractors to start financial...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 29, 2014

Now that the construction busy season is winding down, it’s time to turn your attention to those housekeeping tasks you ...

How one construction firm is using drag racing to recruit new talent (VIDEO)

How one construction firm is using drag racing to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 04, 2014

If you want to catch a fish you need bait. And if you want to catch the attention of a ...

Zeal for diversification, taking care of fleet key to Wm. Winkler Company’s success

Zeal for diversification, taking care of fleet key to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 01, 2014

"We love to do anything that involves concrete,” says Brian Winkler, 47, president of Wm. Winkler Company.  In fact, concrete has ...

Expansion of Oklahoma fertilizer plant could put more than 1,000 contractors to work

Expansion of Oklahoma fertilizer plant could put more...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 06, 2014

The massive expansion of a fertilizer production plant in Oklahoma will likely have quite the impact on the construction industry ...

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