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Is construction “dead in the water”? Greenspan comment highlights industry’s mixed feelings about recovery

Is construction “dead in the water”?...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 10, 2014

Despite many positives in the industry right now, Alan Greenspan is pointing a finger of blame in construction's direction. According to ...

How 5 construction companies are passing the baton to the next generation

How 5 construction companies are passing the baton to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 04, 2014

1. James: “In talking stages.” James is 65 years old, and has three sons in his excavating business. “We’re just in ...

How to choose who to sell your construction company to and when

How to choose who to sell your construction company to...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 04, 2014

Stever Robbins, executive coach with Stever Robbins Incorporated, says assuming you’ll pass your business along to your children carries risk. “The ...

When selling your construction company is the best option

When selling your construction company is the best...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 04, 2014

If you’re in the market to sell your business, you may be in luck, especially if you’re in a geographical ...

How 2 construction companies (one large, one small) decided to close their doors

How 2 construction companies (one large, one small)...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 04, 2014

Keith Andrews, president, RaCON Incorporated, looks at his nearly empty equipment yard from the driver’s seat of his pickup truck. ...

SPECIAL REPORT: The Future of Your Construction Company. How and when to walk away.

SPECIAL REPORT: The Future of Your Construction...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 03, 2014

In the wake of the Great Recession, many baby boomer contractors are planning their business’s futures. Specifically, is this the end? ...

Final Word

Final Word

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 01, 2012

Capitalism as an infrastructure solution By Kirk Landers   As our dysfunctional governing bodies slither away from the challenge of passing a meaningful ...

Survivor Stories

Survivor Stories

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Dec 09, 2011

  The heel-print of the Great Recession continues to reverberate throughout the industry. So how are contractors hanging on? We’ll share ...

Final Word

Final Word

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 08, 2011

Finding opportunity in changing markets It started as a faint noise on the horizon in the mid-Eighties, a conversation among a ...

On Record

On Record

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 05, 2011

Surviving By Marcia Gruver Doyle It’s been a long dry spell. I recently did a state-of-the-industry presentation and apologized for saying many of ...

Special Report:  EQUIPMENT’S BRAVE NEW WORLD

Special Report: EQUIPMENT’S BRAVE NEW WORLD

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Mar 03, 2011

Where we are, how we got here and what happens next. by Kirk Landers, editor emeritus, Better Roads   A recovery is coming ...

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