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Why this Colorado excavation contractor refuses to call his staff “employees”
Although it’s often said that you can’t please everyone all the time, Bradley Grubaugh says he’s sure going to try. ...
Road construction crew unearths potential Spanish flu-era mass gravesite in Pennsylvania
Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania, became a forensic anthropology dream site last week when a road construction crew discovered a mass gravesite ...
Soil collapse buries, kills worker on NYC jobsite
A construction worker was killed earlier this week in New York City when he was buried in a soil collapse. According ...
Succession planning: How one future contractor takes preparation to assume the family business seriously
In the past, second- and third-generation contractors often assumed the helm of the company because it was all they’d known, ...
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VIDEO: Excavator straddles extremely narrow bench, predictably topples over
There's very little context for this video, but when it starts the machine already has one track dangling over the ...
California dam construction unearths collection of 20 million-year-old fossils
Since construction began in 2011 on the new dam for the Calaveras Reservoir near Malpitas, California, construction crews and paleontologists ...
PHOTOS: Construction workers unearth E.T. in the New Mexico Desert
A long-standing legend was confirmed at last over the weekend when a crew of construction workers finally dug deep enough ...
8 top marketing tips for every excavation contractor
Marketing isn’t just for big companies and consumer products. Excavation contractors can use marketing tactics and strategies to advantageously position ...
Todd Bennick, high-flying motorcycle champ, finds new career in heavy equipment
Editor's Note: Todd Bennick was a finalist for 2012 Contractor of the Year. He started Bennick Enterprises in in Nebo, ...
Talbert Manufacturing introduces 50CC/RP hybrid trailer
Talbert Manufacturing, a leader in the specialty-built trailer and transport system industry, launches its 50CC/RP Hybrid Trailer. Combining the benefits of ...
The heel-print of the Great Recession continues to reverberate throughout the industry. So how are contractors hanging on? Survivor Stories ...
K&E Excavating names director of operations
K&E Excavating, a construction company working in Oregon, Washington and California, appointed Rick Anderson to their executive management team. Anderson ...
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How Volvo CE is engineering a quarry run by electric loaders ...
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Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman to retire next year; Umpleby tapped as ...
by Wayne Grayson
Caterpillar intros M315F, M317F wheeled excavators with tool carrier, compact radius ...
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Three views on the past, present and rapidly evolving future of ...
by Tom Jackson