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Slumping productivity, political football drive down Q4 Nonresidential Construction Index

Slumping productivity, political football drive down Q4...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 04, 2013

For the first time in five months, two of which brought its highest marks ever, FMI's Nonresidential Construction Index (NRCI) ...

Survey says more than half of construction companies affected by skilled worker shortage, details how they’re coping

Survey says more than half of construction companies...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 20, 2013

At this point, it would be quicker to list the number of cities that haven't reported construction projects being impacted ...

Google’s secret construction software platform could cut construction costs, planning time in half

Google’s secret construction software platform...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 25, 2013

The same folks that gave us Google Glass and are working to make driverless cars a reality are hard at ...

Will recruiting Millennials to the construction and manufacturing industries prove impossible?

Will recruiting Millennials to the construction and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 12, 2013

Last week we told you about a survey by Associated General Contractors of America in which 74 percent of contractors ...

AGC: 74% of U.S. construction firms having trouble finding skilled workers; most expect trend to continue

AGC: 74% of U.S. construction firms having trouble...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 05, 2013

A recent survey done by Associated General Contractors of America found that 74 percent of construction companies are having trouble ...

Getting bonded opens up several worthwhile opportunities for construction companies

Getting bonded opens up several worthwhile...

Posted by Staff Report on Sep 01, 2013

  Growing a business requires planning for the future. Don’t pass up a project just because it requires a surety bond. ...

Energy, fuel and the federal regulatory tsunami dominate the conversation at the 2013 Construction Symposium

Energy, fuel and the federal regulatory tsunami...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 23, 2013

Contractors and heavy equipment fleet managers got an earful of what challenges await them in the construction industry and what ...

Ask for Input: Building success in the construction industry with 6 management actions (PART 3)

Ask for Input: Building success in the construction...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 26, 2013

In my second post on this subject, I mentioned a circumstance that made me realize I needed to ask for ...

Want to boost jobsite productivity? Let your employees set their own hours

Want to boost jobsite productivity? Let your employees...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 22, 2013

Did you know we shouldn’t be working 40-plus hours per week? Apparently, economists of old predicted that, with advances in ...

Christmas in July: New SnowEx SuperMaxx II spreaders designed for municipalities, large contractors

Christmas in July: New SnowEx SuperMaxx II spreaders...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 16, 2013

You’re  a few months away from needing one just yet, but if you’re looking to simplify ice management in the ...

West Virginia contractor inspires devotion through his own loyalty to others

West Virginia contractor inspires devotion through his...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 01, 2013

In today’s fickle world, many are often willing to abandon what they know and like for the latest and greatest, ...

Want your construction business to be more successful? Diversify your personnel.

Want your construction business to be more successful?...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 28, 2013

In interviewing contractors across the country for our Contractor of the Year program, Equipment World editors get a pretty good ...

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