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Why construction unions are wrong in fighting immigration reform

Why construction unions are wrong in fighting...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 26, 2013

Ah politics! Strange bedfellows. Even stranger enemies. One would think the universal brotherhood of union workers would welcome with solidarity the ...

POLL: Are you optimistic about the construction industry in 2013?

POLL: Are you optimistic about the construction...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 12, 2013

There are plenty of people who get paid to make forecasts regarding how successful or unsuccessful our industry will be. ...

Gastrobus food truck in Los Angeles, California. Credit: Joe Seer / Shutterstock.com

Opinion: Food trucks an American and construction...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 12, 2013

I couldn’t help but notice an ugly irony in the headlines last month. The American Interest’s Walter Russell Mead posted a ...

Opinion: Diesel and the truth about MPG ratings

Opinion: Diesel and the truth about MPG ratings

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 28, 2013

America is a great country, but amazingly, breathtakingly and mindbogglingly ignorant about cars and fuel efficiency. If you look in the ...

Opinion: Legalized marijuana bad for construction and society

Opinion: Legalized marijuana bad for construction and...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 04, 2013

Now that Colorado and Washington State have legalized possession of small amounts of marijuana, the construction industry will be forced ...

Is housing really back?

Is housing really back?

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 30, 2012

Here's a tip that can save you a lot of time. Whenever you see a report on TV or in ...

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