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VIDEO: Watch the 1,000-person process of building a Ford F-150

VIDEO: Watch the 1,000-person process of building a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 03, 2014

Considering the fact that a Ford F-Series pickup is sold every 38 seconds in the U.S., Ford has to churn ...

Ford will shut down its truck plants for 13 weeks in order to retool for assembly of 2015 F-150

Ford will shut down its truck plants for 13 weeks in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 29, 2014

Ford announced that it plans to shutdown two of its plants for a combined 13 weeks in order to retool ...

Boom truck crane topples onto Detroit garage, knocks out power for 950 homes

Boom truck crane topples onto Detroit garage, knocks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 05, 2013

A boom truck crane toppled onto a garage in a Detroit suburb last week leaving 950 homes without power, according ...

VIDEO: Pickup launches over I-96 guardrail before falling into creek

VIDEO: Pickup launches over I-96 guardrail before...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 21, 2013

Talk about impeccable timing. Just as a man driving a Nissan pickup hauling a utility trailer and riding lawnmower  jumped ...

Michigan court rules right-to-work law applies to state workers

Michigan court rules right-to-work law applies to state...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 16, 2013

After becoming the 24th right-to-work state in the U.S. back in January, a Michigan appeals court ruled 2-1 Thursday that ...

VIDEO: Ford Raptor flies 180 feet over sand dune

VIDEO: Ford Raptor flies 180 feet over sand dune

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 14, 2013

In West Michigan, overlooking the shore of Lake Michigan are the Silver Lake Sand Dunes. For decades, gearheads and truck ...

Skilled labor shortage slows Michigan’s response to growing demand for new homes

Skilled labor shortage slows Michigan’s response...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 11, 2013

After 60,000 of Michigan's skilled home builders were put out of work during the recession, many left the state to ...

Michigan road construction industry to launch ads for raising gas taxes, vehicle fees

Michigan road construction industry to launch ads for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 28, 2013

Beginning soon, residents in Michigan will begin seeing ads to build public support for increasing gas taxes and vehicle registration ...

Morbark acquires Boxer Equipment product line

Morbark acquires Boxer Equipment product line

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 02, 2013

Morbark, a manufacturer of tree care, sawmill, recycling, forestry and biomass chipping and grinding equipment has finalized its acquisition of ...

Michigan passes right-to-work law prohibiting required union membership

Michigan passes right-to-work law prohibiting required...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 12, 2012

Michigan will soon become the 24th right-to-work state as a result of changes to the state’s labor laws approved by ...

Army, community college team up for innovative career recruiting

Army, community college team up for innovative career...

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 05, 2012

Recruiting isn’t easy these days, so it’s always nice to see an event that takes hold and becomes successful, such ...

GeoShack expands in Michigan

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 09, 2012

GeoShack has added two new locations in Michigan. This addition brings the retailer to a total of 22 stores in ...

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