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Final Word: The myths of the operator shortage

Posted by Equipment World Staff on January 31, 2008

In surveys contractors repeatedly cite the shortage of operators as their number one problem. But the reason it's a problem ...

Contractor of the Year finalist: Dick and Brian...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on November 14, 2007

Although hard work can take you a long way as a contractor, adaptability and a willingness to consider new ideas ...

AEM elects 13 new members

Posted by Equipment World Staff on October 04, 2007

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has elected 13 companies as members in the international trade group, which provides business-development resources ...

Final Take

Posted by Equipment World Staff on September 07, 2007

Extreme Machine Makeover "When selling machinery on the Internet, appearance is everything," says Jim Goodall, a 35-year construction industry veteran who ...

Bob the Builder bulldozes Barney

Posted by Equipment World Staff on August 07, 2007

Bob the Builder is rivaling Barney as the most popular character among American children, and that can't hurt future recruiting ...

Contractor of the Year Finalist: Brian and Dick...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on July 09, 2007

Although hard work can take you a long way as a contractor, adaptability and a willingness to consider new ideas ...

On Record: Give heed to trucking’s siren call

Posted by Equipment World Staff on June 12, 2007

See if any of this sounds familiar: · Demographic trends will turn against this industry during the next 10 years. The ...

Contractor of the Year Finalist: Ron King and Kevin...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on June 12, 2007

The evolution of Skyline Engineers into a family business has been gradual. Ron King started the firm with two partners ...

Maintenance/Management: Hiring, training and keeping...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on June 12, 2007

If you are a construction company owner or manager, hiring your first equipment technician is a step not taken lightly. ...

Contractor of the Year: Duke Long, Interstate Sawing,...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on June 12, 2007

During his 12-year stint as a concrete cutter working for another company, Duke Long would practice a mind game. "Every ...

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