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Opinion: If Obama wants job growth, he should start by asking the EPA to calculate how many jobs they’ve destroyed
The president spent an hour last week giving a speech detailing yet another jobs program. During the last election ...
Giving kids the thrill only construction equipment can bring
Alisa Bennett, one of our 2012 Contractor of the Year finalists, has a keen eye for marketing. She also knows ...
Fossil-fueled vehicles better for environment than electric?
Over the 4th of July weekend—while you were busy polluting the air with your holiday grilling—you might have missed ...
Don’t ignore telematics: How gradually adopting the technology greatly benefits your largest expense
“We think machine communication and connection is a huge change event for the industry, a complete game changer,” Kevin ...
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In interviewing contractors across the country for our Contractor of the Year program, Equipment World editors get a pretty ...
German researcher says Global Warming is a dud
This morning’s Spiegel (the German equivalent of Time magazine) has a refreshingly sober interview with Hans von Storch, one ...
In Moore, just as in Tuscaloosa, the power of “just doing” will be revealed
It was a few days short of six months ago that I wrote about Hurricane Sandy and how volunteers ...
U.S. needs to “Think Big” like Germany if it wants to escape construction, technician labor shortage
Contractors and equipment dealers struggling to find a solution to the shortage of trained technicians in the United States, ...
Obama budget slashes funding for DERA’s emissions reduction program
Let’s see...Solyndra gets $535 million in government cheese, goes belly up without ever producing a single product or service. ...
Smart, skilled class of contractors necessary to navigate worst recovery in modern history
In this era of partisan news both sides will spin any facts any way to make their side look ...
Why construction unions are wrong in fighting immigration reform
Ah politics! Strange bedfellows. Even stranger enemies. One would think the universal brotherhood of union workers would welcome with solidarity ...
We’ve got our walking shoes packed for Bauma: “The Biggest Show on Earth”
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers calls bauma “ a Disneyland for equipment lovers,” and we couldn’t agree more. Just watch the ...
Opinion: Jeb Bush’s immigration solution “elegantly simple”
One might have known that the best idea to come forth on immigration in decades is now being trashed ...
Report: renewables will lead to blackouts in the greenest state
This is what happens when politics trump engineering. California is being warned of impending blackouts because there’s insufficient electrical ...
Undocumented workers make up half of Texas’ construction workforce
A report released Thursday alleges that half of the construction workers in Texas are undocumented, aka illegal aliens. Why is ...
Opinion: Carbon tax bill would hurt job growth
That was fast. The pundits hadn’t even stopped pontificating on President Obama’s State of the Union speech when it was ...
Opinion: Food trucks an American and construction industry institution
I couldn’t help but notice an ugly irony in the headlines last month. The American Interest’s Walter Russell Mead posted ...
Opinion: Immigration reform will be good for construction
It was encouraging to hear this week that the federal government, at President Barack Obama's behest, is going to ...
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Cat unveils its first UTVs with gas and diesel models coming Summer 2018
The Duke is a ’72 Chevy C50 transformed into one bad work pickup
Slide-in projects quickly replace two Ind. bridges
Schramm, former JCB CEO Mirdha named to new positions at Terex
PHOTOS: The showstopping custom vintage trucks of SEMA 2017
Tandem lift tragedy
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Chevy unveils 2018 Silverado High Performance, a Corvette-inspired sport truck
by Jason Cannon
Test Drive: Mack’s refreshed Granite boosts comfort
by Jason Cannon
Liebherr details testing on diesel-electric T 236 haul truck prototype
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Chevy x Luke Bryan Suburban blends pickup, SUV and UTV for hunters and fishers
by Wayne Grayson
Proposed aerial-lift standards would affect rental dealers, contractors
by Don McLoud
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