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Construction workers across U.S. push through blast of Bering Bomb cold snap

Construction workers across U.S. push through blast of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 17, 2014

After the remnants of a Pacific typhoon sent arctic air across much of the United States last week, temperatures dipped ...

Texas construction firms are buying the majority of construction equipment for earthmoving right now and it’s not even close

Texas construction firms are buying the majority of...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Sep 08, 2014

At 645 buyers, Texas stomped No. 2 Florida (317 buyers) in the number of financed construction equipment buyers engaged in ...

Construction spending booming to record highs in Minneapolis

Construction spending booming to record highs in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 25, 2014

The city of Minneapolis has issued a combined $1.2 billion in commercial and residential building permits so far this year ...

Contractor stresses importance of parts and service, tells equipment manufacturers: “You’re only as strong as your weakest dealer” (VIDEO)

Contractor stresses importance of parts and service,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 30, 2014

Edgar Butsch, director of equipment operations, M.A. Mortenson Company, Minneapolis, had some kind but blunt words for equipment manufacturers attending ...

Wages for construction and other skilled trades are on the rise

Wages for construction and other skilled trades are on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2014

Wages for skilled tradesmen in the construction and mining as well as those in logging and manufacturing are on the ...

Minnesota construction firms likely need to boost pay, reduce expectations to find enough workers to meet demand

Minnesota construction firms likely need to boost pay,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 27, 2014

Construction is Minnesota's fastest growing industry, and as demand continues to pile up, construction firms there are having a hard ...

Construction blamed for rise of road rage incidents near Minneapolis

Construction blamed for rise of road rage incidents...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 15, 2014

Police near Minneapolis say that road construction in the city is causing 10 to 15 locations each day to back ...

Floor addition under construction collapses from top of mall in Minneapolis

Floor addition under construction collapses from top of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 08, 2014

The collapse of a third-floor addition under construction at a mall in Minneapolis to the sidewalk below resulted in no ...

VIDEO: Watch the Metrodome implosion and full demolition time lapse

VIDEO: Watch the Metrodome implosion and full...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 23, 2014

With an original finish date of May 15, demolition of the Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota was completed last week–nearly a ...

Sub Zero: Polar Vortex causes equipment breakdowns, sends construction workers home and indoors in Minnesota and North Dakota

Sub Zero: Polar Vortex causes equipment breakdowns,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2014

We told you yesterday about a crew in Louisville used to working in the cold that was forced to pack ...

Labor shortage pushes up construction cost of Minnesota Vikings stadium

Labor shortage pushes up construction cost of Minnesota...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 07, 2013

The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority is in the process of doing a bit of recalculating and prioritizing as it faces ...

Twin Cities contractors strike out on their own amid sluggish hiring, housing rebound

Twin Cities contractors strike out on their own amid...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 28, 2013

As a result of still-sluggish hiring in the middle of a housing rebound, more and more contractors in the Minneapolis-St. ...

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