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PCA economist: Construction economy is good, but Trump’s infrastructure proposals will take time to show benefit
It’s no mirage. “No matter how you look at it, the near-term economy is in good shape,” says Ed Sullivan, ...
Construction adds 45,000 jobs in December to finish 2015 up 4%
Finishing 2015 with a ninth-consecutive month of employment gains, the U.S. construction industry added 45,000 employees to its workforce ...
Why an error in the Commerce Department’s construction spending calculation is actually good news
The Commerce Department has announced a revision to 10 years worth of construction spending estimates, correcting a calculation error that ...
Economists hail construction as strongest sector of U.S. economy
With construction spending at a 7-year high, single-family home starts up 19 percent year over year, and hiring at ...
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Home starts jump 9.8% as apartment construction reaches 28-year high
Thanks to a surge in new apartments, May's decrease in home construction starts was followed up by a sizable ...
Construction jobs flat in June; unemployment drops
Following two months of gains, the U.S. construction industry saw no job losses or gains in June. According to preliminary data ...
Is the golden age of underground construction upon us?
During the Great Recession, one phrase reached cliché status: “this is the new normal.” In other words, suck it up, ...
Construction adds 17,000 jobs in May; unemployment drops again
The U.S. construction industry established for itself another streak in jobs gains during May, adding 17,000 jobs for the month. According to preliminary ...
After 40 years in business, Savannah firm J.T. Turner Construction to cease operations
In announcing that Savannah-based firm J.T. Turner Construction Co. Inc. is closing its doors, founder Jim Turner said his company is ...
Just about every type of skilled construction profession got a raise last year
Wages for skilled construction workers are up nearly across the board, according to the latest wage survey from the National ...
U.S. contractors optimistic about 2015 with 80% planning to make new hires, buy new equipment
After finishing 2014 with employment at nearly a six-year high, hiring within the construction industry is expected to expand ...
Caterpillar shares fall after analyst downgrades stock due to falling oil prices
While the falling price of oil has been delighting consumers at the pump across the U.S. for the last couple ...
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Stress tests were underway when Miami bridge collapsed during accelerated construction
Toyota enters construction truck segment with debut of Hino XL7, XL8
Komatsu-owned dealers part ways with Deere-owned Wirtgen products
Equipment Roundup: Chevy unveils new medium duty Silverados; Toyota enters construction truck market; How Komatsu KomVision cameras eliminate blind spots; Case intros 2 rollers; 3 new Cat rollers feature oscillation
International unveils MV Series trucks: eventual DuraStar successor brings Class 8 comforts
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Chevy unveils Silverado 4500HD, 5500HD, surprise 6500HD in return to medium duty
by Jason Cannon
OSHA silica rules boost dust vac sales as contractors ‘tool up’ to comply
by Don McLoud
Colorado’s Solid Earth Civil Constructors named 2018 Contractor of the Year
by Tom Jackson
800-hp Yenko Silverado is one monster of a limited edition truck
by Equipment World Staff
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