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North Dakota oil boom causes huge demand for construction workers, hiring difficulty for South Dakota contractors

North Dakota oil boom causes huge demand for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2014

The oil boom that has pulled in construction workers and contractors from across the country to the sparsely-populated state of ...

Ford dealer gives away shotgun with the purchase of a pickup

Ford dealer gives away shotgun with the purchase of a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 19, 2014

A lot of car salesman will tell you they "shoot straight," but the ones at Muscatell Burns Ford recently gave that ...

Contractors from across U.S. swarm North Dakota for bounty of road work

Contractors from across U.S. swarm North Dakota for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 12, 2014

The North Dakota Department of Transportation has more than $1 billion in projects slated for this year. But it's not ...

Bobcat completes $6.5 million renovation of Bismark facility

Bobcat completes $6.5 million renovation of Bismark...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 28, 2013

Bobcat Company has completed a $6.5 million renovation at its Bismark, North Dakota, production facility. The updated facility has 350,000 square ...

Big construction employment gains indicate rising contractor confidence

Big construction employment gains indicate rising...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 11, 2013

On Friday the latest round of figures from the U.S. Labor Department showed that the construction industry enjoyed its highest monthly ...

Oil shale boom makes North Dakota “fastest-growing state”

Oil shale boom makes North Dakota...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 20, 2012

You can put this news solidly in construction’s “win” column. North Dakota, site of the Bakken oil shale boom, is 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 ...

United Rentals expands in North America

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 18, 2012

United Rentals has opened three new locations in the United States and two in Canada. New branches in Denver, Colorado; Nashville, ...

Otter Tail sells portion of DMI Industries

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 07, 2012

Otter Tail has entered into an agreement with Trinity Industries to sell the property, plant and equipment of DMI Industries in Ft. Erie, ...

General Equipment expands into Minnesota

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 22, 2012

General Equipment and Supplies, the authorized Link-Belt dealer in North Dakota, has expanded into Minnesota, where the company will serve ...

FEMA: North Dakota disaster assistance at $50 million

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 25, 2011

FEMA reports that more than $50 million in federal and state disaster assistance has been approved through grants and low-interest ...

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