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Behind the installation of the world’s first precast network arch bridge in Fort Worth (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Behind the installation of the world’s first...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 29, 2013

Faced with closing a heavily used bridge to Fort Worth's city center for 12 months, officials at the Texas Department ...

Energy boom contributes to Houston’s shortage of skilled construction workers

Energy boom contributes to Houston’s shortage of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2013

Like just about every other metro area of the country, the Houston-area construction industry is feeling the negative effects of ...

VIDEO: Central Texas Tool Company a family-run machine shop from a bygone era

VIDEO: Central Texas Tool Company a family-run machine...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 03, 2013

No computers. Drawings done in the dirt. 100 year-old machines driven by overhead belts. Some might think that the Central Texas ...

Husband and wife’s business savvy spell success for Texas contractor

Husband and wife’s business savvy spell success for...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 27, 2013

By the time he graduated from high school, Ken Lester, president of Lester Contracting, Port Lavaca, Texas, could operate just ...

Sany taps Dallas-Forth Worth’s Landmark Equipment as first Texas excavator dealer

Sany taps Dallas-Forth Worth’s Landmark Equipment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 14, 2013

Sany has named its first Texas excavator dealer. Landmark Equipment has been selected as the Sany America excavator dealer for ...

Undocumented workers make up half of Texas’ construction workforce

Undocumented workers make up half of Texas’...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 26, 2013

A report released Thursday alleges that half of the construction workers in Texas are undocumented, aka illegal aliens. Why is nobody ...

H & V Equipment Services distributes Doosan parts and equipment in San Antonio

H & V Equipment Services distributes Doosan parts...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 21, 2013

H & V Equipment Services has been named a distributor of Doosan heavy excavators, wheel loaders, wheel excavators and parts ...

Video: Thief steals backhoe in broad daylight

Video: Thief steals backhoe in broad daylight

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 30, 2013

The video below just goes to show you how much of a problem equipment theft is becoming. In Houston recently, a ...

AGC forecast promises mixed outlook for 2013 U.S. construction

AGC forecast promises mixed outlook for 2013 U.S....

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 14, 2013

2013 should be a better year than 2012 for construction firms, but not necessarily a great one, said Ken Simonson, ...

Dallas transforms with $2.3 billion in development since 2002

Dallas transforms with $2.3 billion in development...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 31, 2012

Residents of Dallas, Texas have seen their city literally transform around them in the past decade thanks to $2.3 billion ...

Manitou Americas adds Kirby-Smith as telehandler dealer

Manitou Americas adds Kirby-Smith as telehandler dealer

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 04, 2012

Manitou has added Kirby-Smith as an authorized dealer for Manitou MT Series Construction Telescopic Handlers throughout Texas and Oklahoma. Kirby-Smith provides ...

LiuGong adds Noble Iron as authorized dealer in Houston

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 18, 2012

LiuGong North America has added Noble Iron to the company’s dealer network. Noble Iron is located in Houston, Texas, and will ...

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