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With hurricane recoveries, Sunbelt Rentals revenue climbs 17% in six months
Fueled in large part by hurricane recoveries, Sunbelt Rental’s total revenue grew by 17 percent to $2.08 billion – ...
Equipment roundup: Chevy unveils 2019 Silverado; Case updates N Series backhoes; Cat intros INV2000 inverter generator; Komatsu brings AI to equipment; Mechanic ponders a Tesla future
Chevy unveils 2019 Silverado with a jaw-dropping redesign “No it’s not.” “Holy crud.” Those were just a couple of the exclamations coming ...
Here are our 2018 Contractor of the Year finalists
Equipment World has named its 2018 Contractor of the Year finalists, ushering in the 18th year of the program. Each ...
Loyalty, love for the work keep Sawyer Construction’s 60-year-old family business going strong
Marka Sawyer tells a story about her son, Tom: “When we put him on a bus to go to ...
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When Two-Way Radio Communication Fails
There are times when using a two-way radio shouldn't be a heavy equipment operator's first choice for jobsite communication.
Foley Equipment holds grand opening in $19M HQ in Wichita
Foley Equipment of Wichita, Kansas, recently moved into a new $19 million, 146,000-square-foot headquarters. The family-owned company celebrated with ...
3 contractors, 2 VDOT employees plead guilty to snowplow bribery
Two Virginia Department of Transportation officials and three contractors pleaded guilty to a bribery scheme in which the officials ...
Blacktop Paving finds success by keeping it clean in a dirty business
Asphalt paving may be the dirtiest job in construction. Raymond de Vre’s solution – and one of the reasons ...
It’s getting optimistic out there: Reader poll finds jump in planned equipment purchases, rentals
In these days of delayed infrastructure spending, Congressional one-upmanship and multiple Category 5 hurricanes, it was great to get ...
Construction starts predicted to rise 3% in 2018
Total U.S. construction starts will grow 3 percent next year as the industry moves into “a mature stage of ...
Construction spending dips 0.3% in September
U.S. construction spending increased 0.3 percent in September to $1.219 trillion and is up 2 percent over the September ...
Commercial construction planning drops for fourth month in a row
Planning for nonresidential construction projects continued to lose ground in September for the fourth consecutive month, according to the ...
Former Marine built a successful excavation company with battlefield attitude
Maintaining a family feel while continuing to grow When Carl Jones got out of the U.S. Marine Corps in 1998, ...
Western Rock Products celebrates 50 years
Western Rock Products in St. George, Utah, will mark 50 years in business in 2017. It plans to celebrate ...
Subcontractors of all experience levels needed for work in Irma, Harvey disaster areas
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have left a wake of demolished homes and strewn debris, and also high demand for ...
Indexes indicate future growth in construction despite drop in August
The next 12 months should bring construction growth following a disappointing August, according to three recently released indexes. Destruction ...
Home starts dip, as builder confidence is shaken by recent storms
The start of construction on new homes in the U.S. fell 0.8 percent during the month of August due ...
Whaley & Sons’ comeback required rebuilding this family construction co. from the ground up
Matt Whaley had a passion to run equipment from an early age, but had to constantly nag his father ...
Systra buys IBT in effort to reach top-10 of bridge engineering firms
Global mass transit engineering and design firm Systra has acquired San Diego-based International Bridge Technologies in its quest to ...
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Stress tests were underway when Miami bridge collapsed during accelerated construction
Engineering firm responds to questions after deadly Miami bridge collapse
Engineer reported but ‘not concerned’ about cracking in Miami bridge before deadly collapse; no road closure for stress testing also at issue
Volvo unveils new VNX Series trucks designed for heaviest of heavy-haul duties
Volvo CE intros EWR150E, EWR170E and EW220E wheeled excavators
22 tons tip over on a tiny jack
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International unveils MV Series trucks: eventual DuraStar successor brings Class 8 comforts
by Jason Cannon
Unique drive system design key to improvements on Cat’s new PM310, PM312, PM313 cold planers
by Wayne Grayson
Toyota enters construction truck segment with debut of Hino XL7, XL8
by Jason Cannon
How Komatsu’s KomVision birds-eye camera system eliminates excavator blind spots
by Tom Jackson
Chevy unveils Silverado 4500HD, 5500HD, surprise 6500HD in return to medium duty
by Jason Cannon
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