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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 ...

Building success in the construction industry with 6 management actions (PART 1)

Building success in the construction industry with 6...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 28, 2013

Whether you’re just joining the workplace, a small or large contractor, work in a dealership or for a manufacturer, there ...

How did Stalco Construction triple its project volume during the recession? Adaptability and marketing.

How did Stalco Construction triple its project volume...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 24, 2013

Kevin Harney started Islandia, New York-based Stalco Construction in 1992 with only $1,700. Fast forward to 2012 and the company ...

Sioux Falls women finding work they love in construction industry

Sioux Falls women finding work they love in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2013

After seeing the results of a Pew Research survey saying 40 percent of U.S. moms are now the breadwinners in ...

Arrest of excavator operator in Philly building collapse raises questions about marijuana legalization, contractor regulations

Arrest of excavator operator in Philly building...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2013

After an investigation of what caused the demolition of a downtown Philadelphia building to turn deadly, a 42-year-old equipment operator ...

Safety Watch: Best practices when driving machines on and off a trailer

Safety Watch: Best practices when driving machines on...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 03, 2013

The Accident The owner of a small construction company that performed excavation work was preparing to backfill a pond. He had ...

Any telescoping service truck crane with lifting capacity within 2,000 to 14,000 pounds falls within the rules of the OSHA 1926 Subpart CC.

You may already be in violation of OSHA’s new...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 21, 2013

Editors note: Last week OSHA proposed to delay service truck crane operator certification from November 1014 to November 2017. We ...

Contractors, manufacturers, AEM question new OSHA crane operator certification requirements

Contractors, manufacturers, AEM question new OSHA crane...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2013

During meetings that ran April 2-3, contractors, industry organizations representatives of several crane manufacturers and more voiced their opinion to ...

Budget for Apple’s new HQ balloons to $5 billion, would be a challenge for any contractor

Budget for Apple’s new HQ balloons to $5 billion,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 08, 2013

Back in November, it was reported that the completion of Apple's spaceship-like Campus 2 headquarters would be delayed from 2015 ...

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