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Facing $9 billion in demand, Iowa contractors feel impact of skilled labor shortage

Facing $9 billion in demand, Iowa contractors feel...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 03, 2013

Add Iowa to a growing list of states struggling to meet rebounding construction demand due to a shortage of skilled ...

Iron Planet wins first round against Ritchie Bros. in suit involving Iowa contractor

Iron Planet wins first round against Ritchie Bros. in...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 08, 2013

IronPlanet announced Friday that an Iowa District Court jury ruled in favor of their suit against Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers that ...

Jesse Steger (right) with his son Paul.

Fourth-generation grading firm evolves with industry...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 01, 2013

  The story of Steger Construction, Dyersville, Iowa, is one of generations. The family business, one of our 2013 Contractor of the ...

Terex adds Tractor Services and Titan machinery as distributors

Terex adds Tractor Services and Titan machinery as...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 05, 2012

Terex has added two distributors to its North American network, Tractor Service and Titan Machinery. Terex appointed Tractor Service ...

Altorfer Power Systems to showcase Cat CT660

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 14, 2011

Altorfer Power Systems will host an open house December 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 2550 6th Street ...

Stellar Industries expands Iowa facility

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Sep 20, 2011

Stellar Industries will expand its facilities in Garner, Iowa, by adding 60,000 square feet of additional manufacturing space. The expansion will ...

Terex welcomes Ryden Equipment as new full line compact...

Posted by Katie Wood on Jul 12, 2011

Ryden Equipment now distributes the full line of Terex compact construction equipment at its branches in Sanborn and Des Moines, ...

Construction firms plan to hire, not cut, workers

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Jan 25, 2011

More construction firms are planning to hire workers this year than are planning to make layoffs, according to a survey ...

Oldest Hotsy contest winner announced

Oldest Hotsy contest winner announced

Posted by on Jul 19, 2010

Hotsy named Randy Lemberg of Humbolt, Iowa, as the winner of the Oldest Hotsy Contest. Lemberg won a new Hotsy hot water pressure ...

Ziegler Cat newest Mirenco dealer

Posted by on Jul 16, 2010

Ziegler Cat signed an agreement with Whayne Supply to become the newest Mirenco dealer in Minnesota and Iowa. Whayne plans ...

‘Start Us Up USA’ rally to support highway...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 06, 2010

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) will be holding a regional "Start Us Up USA" rally in Des Moines, Iowa, to ...

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