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AED names Brian P. McGuire as president, CEO

AED names Brian P. McGuire as president, CEO

Posted by EQW Staff on Nov 26, 2013

Associated Equipment Distributors has appointed Brian P. McGuire as its new president and CEO. He will begin his duties January 6 ...

Construction booming in Texas thanks to solid economy

Construction booming in Texas thanks to solid economy

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 15, 2013

A recent report from Business Investors Daily takes an in-depth look at the booming construction industry in Texas, saying the ...

Authorities crack down on left-lane drivers in Houston

Authorities crack down on left-lane drivers in Houston

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 13, 2013

Do you ever get annoyed by someone driving in the left lane? Everyone knows it’s only to pass another vehicle, ...

In response to shortage of construction supervisors, Houston contractors form their own training courses

In response to shortage of construction supervisors,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 23, 2013

With the oil and gas industries booming in Texas pulling away much of the state's experienced laborers, construction companies there ...

VIDEO: Slow motion implosion of Houston department store

VIDEO: Slow motion implosion of Houston department...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 24, 2013

Built in 1945, the life of the downtown Houston Macy's department store came to an explosive end on Monday. According ...

Full-size pickup sales up 25% annually thanks to home construction, energy sector

Full-size pickup sales up 25% annually thanks to home...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

Automakers saw sales of full-size pickups soar 24.7 percent in the last year, thanks to recent increased demand from those ...

Energy boom contributes to Houston’s shortage of skilled construction workers

Energy boom contributes to Houston’s shortage of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2013

Like just about every other metro area of the country, the Houston-area construction industry is feeling the negative effects of ...

Kobelco USA opens North American headquarters in Houston

Kobelco USA opens North American headquarters in...

Posted by EQW Staff on Apr 11, 2013

Kobelco Construction Machinery USA has opened its new North American headquarters in Houston, Texas. This comes on the heels of the ...

Bigge adds Grove RT9130E and RT9150E rough terrain cranes to fleet

Bigge adds Grove RT9130E and RT9150E rough terrain...

Posted by EQW Staff on Apr 09, 2013

Bigge Crane and Rigging has added two new Grove rough terrain crane models to its Houston operation’s fleet: the RT9130E ...

Video: Thief steals backhoe in broad daylight

Video: Thief steals backhoe in broad daylight

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 30, 2013

The video below just goes to show you how much of a problem equipment theft is becoming. In Houston recently, a ...

Caterpillar, Ariel form joint venture in oil and gas industry

Caterpillar, Ariel form joint venture in oil and gas...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 05, 2012

Caterpillar and Ariel Corporation have formed a 50-50 joint venture to provide well service pressure pumping products for customers in ...

LiuGong adds Noble Iron as authorized dealer in Houston

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 18, 2012

LiuGong North America has added Noble Iron to the company’s dealer network. Noble Iron is located in Houston, Texas, and will ...

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