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Vermont’s G. W. Tatro Construction named 2016 Contractor of the Year

Vermont’s G. W. Tatro Construction named 2016...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 08, 2016

Greg and Dawn Tatro, owners of G. W. Tatro Construction, were named Equipment World’s 2016 Contractor of the Year at ...

Contractors tell AGC worker shortage remains their top concern despite half having already increased base pay

Contractors tell AGC worker shortage remains their top...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 12, 2016

As we reported yesterday, a majority of construction firms in the U.S. are optimistic about 2016 volumes and plan to ...

You probably pay your operators more than the Navy pays SEALs. So why don’t you get more out of them?

You probably pay your operators more than the Navy pays...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 26, 2015

In a recent conversation with a group of contractors the subject of operator pay came up. As is typical, the ...

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 ...

Allan Myers expands with purchase of new assets, including 2 asphalt plants

Allan Myers expands with purchase of new assets,...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 11, 2015

Heavy civil construction and materials company Allan Myers has expanded their presence in the Northeast with the purchase of new ...

Rigid equipment strategy, social media parts of the formula this Texas contractor used to build a booming business in less than 10 years

Rigid equipment strategy, social media parts of the...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 02, 2015

After a few years of working for other contractors in Austin, Texas, Dan Corrigan saw an opportunity 70 miles south ...

R.J. Allen made emissions regs work for them and now this California contractor doesn’t chase work

R.J. Allen made emissions regs work for them and now...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 11, 2015

Andrew – or Andy – Allen chuckles when asked how he got his start in construction. “I guess you could ...

Contractor of the Year contest honors industry’s best; nominations due Oct. 2nd (VIDEO)

Contractor of the Year contest honors industry’s...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 06, 2015

The Equipment World Contractor of the Year contest is now open for nominations. The program honors 12 finalists each year, ...

Maryland makes highway construction engineering plans free online

Maryland makes highway construction engineering plans...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 30, 2015

Maryland has made it quite a bit cheaper for contractors to access plans for highway jobs. In fact, the state's made ...

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 ...

St. Louis construction firms help establish $10 million Contractors Loan Fund for minority- and women-owned businesses

St. Louis construction firms help establish $10 million...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2015

Aiming to boost the number of construction companies owned by minorities and women in the St. Louis area, a group ...

How to de-clutter your construction office into a (nearly) paperless, more efficient work space

How to de-clutter your construction office into a...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 23, 2015

Spring is the time of year when everything is new and fresh, so now that the season has officially arrived, ...

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