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Building the future of your construction company: Matching tech-savvy, young employees in a mentorship with seasoned crew members
When I listen to contractors tell me how they first became involved in construction—usually a tale of early exposure ...
How to develop a custom safety program at your construction company
There are many small contractors out there looking for safety training information on a daily basis, which leads one ...
The 6 habits of highly successful construction company owners
In our recent special report, “The Future of Your Construction Company”, we focused so much on contractors retiring or ...
How a loyalty to your employees can result in big growth for your construction business
“I’ve stayed with Larman Construction so long because of this guy right here,” said Fred Barhydt, pointing a finger ...
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3: Be Fair
Treating everyone fairly and treating everyone equally isn’t the same thing. If you treat everyone exactly the same, they’ll ...
2: Be Open and Honest
Although it’s your company, you should want your employees to be interested and invested in the well-being of the ...
1: Have the “Right” People
Attracting and retaining people isn’t enough. You have to hire and keep people who are a good fit for ...
3 culture-changing steps contractors can take to combat the skilled worker shortage
There’s been no shortage of attention lately to the skilled worker shortage. Although industry advocates like Mike Rowe have ...
3 smart strategies to try in your construction business from a successful landscaper
We’ve all heard stories of unconventional entrepreneurs taking the path less traveled to success. The challenge lies in finding ...
74 tips for reducing equipment costs (11-20)
In my first post covering equipment cost-cutting tips 1-10, I addressed several equipment cost cutting basics, including the impact ...
Three reasons every contractor should have taken a summer vacation
In Alabama, we’ve just had our tax-free weekend for parents to buy all the back-to-school stuff their kids need. ...
Want your construction business to be more successful? Diversify your personnel.
In interviewing contractors across the country for our Contractor of the Year program, Equipment World editors get a pretty ...
Cat unveils 3 20-ton Next Gen excavators: ‘Platform for the future’ boasts new hydraulic tech, remote start from phone app
3 contractors, 2 VDOT employees plead guilty to snowplow bribery
Nortrax sells seven South Florida Deere dealerships
VIDEO: Time-lapse condenses four years of construction on N.Y.’s new Cuomo Bridge
Tesla unveils electric semi: 500 mile range, ‘racecar’ cab, and ‘impossible to jackknife’
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Cat unveils its first UTVs with gas and diesel models coming Summer 2018
by Joy Powell
Volvo CE intros EC27D excavator: Short-swing size with more power
by Wayne Grayson
Motor grader operation remains a skill earned through training, despite advance of machine control
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Cat intros PM820, PM822, PM825 cold planers with grade control integration
by Wayne Grayson
Chevy unveils 2018 Silverado High Performance, a Corvette-inspired sport truck
by Jason Cannon
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