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Coverage of ICUEE 2013 starts today from Louisville, KY

Coverage of ICUEE 2013 starts today from Louisville, KY

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 01, 2013

Just a quick heads up that the whole Equipment World team is on the ground in Louisville, Kentucky for this year's International ...

Thieves use backhoe to smash ATM, but come up empty-handed

Thieves use backhoe to smash ATM, but come up...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 01, 2013

“We’ve had machines stolen before, but no one’s ever pulled off a bank heist with them.” That's what a worker at ...

Construction on LA’s 405 freeway impacts Jewish community’s observation of Sabbath

Construction on LA’s 405 freeway impacts Jewish...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2013

Ongoing construction on the 405 Freeway in Los Angeles is impacting the Sabbath activities of the city's Jewish community, according ...

Demolition of Philadelphia building under investigation after collapse atop thrift store kills 6

Demolition of Philadelphia building under investigation...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 06, 2013

A four-story building on Philadelphia's Market Street collapsed atop a Salvation Army thirft store next door Wednesday morning, killing at ...

Fracking as a form of birth control?

Fracking as a form of birth control?

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 01, 2013

Teen-age pregnancies have plummeted in North Dakota and that state’s researchers give the credit to, of all things, fracking. Apparently this ...

Equipment World’s top stories of 2012

Equipment World’s top stories of 2012

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 27, 2012

With Christmas in the rearview, we're looking forward to what 2013 has to offer. But before we get there, we ...

Liebherr tackles qualified labor shortage through training

Liebherr tackles qualified labor shortage through...

Posted by Therese Dunphy on Nov 15, 2012

A shortage of qualified workers plagues the construction industry here and abroad. While the problem has been slightly less prevalent ...

NYC council member calls for sea wall to shield city from storms

NYC council member calls for sea wall to shield city...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 15, 2012

In a speech Tuesday afternoon, a New York City councilwoman said it’s time to discuss building a storm barrier that ...

Home Depot third quarter exceeds expectations thanks to housing recovery

Home Depot third quarter exceeds expectations thanks to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 14, 2012

The Home Depot has seen its stock price increase 52 percent so far this year and it’s finally comfortable with ...

MacAllister Machinery breaks ground on facility expansion

MacAllister Machinery breaks ground on facility...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 14, 2012

MacAllister Machinery, a Caterpillar equipment distributor, will begin construction of a major expansion of its Washington, Indiana, facility on November ...

ABC reports 3.5-percent increase in construction backlog for third quarter

ABC reports 3.5-percent increase in construction...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 14, 2012

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) reports that its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) expanded for the second consecutive quarter. In the ...

Solar panels cheaper to operate with new thermal energy storage system

Solar panels cheaper to operate with new thermal energy...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 13, 2012

A team of engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas has developed a new method of storing the thermal energy ...

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