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Thunder Creek Names V&H Trucks Official Construction Market Dealer for Wisconsin

Thunder Creek Names V&H Trucks Official Construction Market Dealer for Wisconsin

Thunder Creek Equipment has named V&H Trucks Inc. as its official construction market dealer for the state of Wisconsin. As part of the agreement, V&H…

Healthy Outlook for Construction Markets, Despite Rising Challenges

Healthy Outlook for Construction Markets, Despite Rising Challenges

After a strong 2015, there is a growing sense that the construction industry expansion will be more tempered over the next eighteen months. However, continued…

How Are Tier 4 Engines Affecting the Construction Marketplace?

How Are Tier 4 Engines Affecting the Construction Marketplace?

Every year it seems like engine manufacturers are breaking new ground with innovative, emissions-compliant, off-highway diesel engines. As painful and expensive as engine emissions regulations…

Publisher’s Message: Construction Market Update

Publisher’s Message: Construction Market Update

The world of construction can be broken down into many categories, continents with names like residential, nonresidential, public, oil and gas, highway and bridges, employment,…

The Public Sector Continues Its Drag on the Construction Market

The good news: Construction spending in July maintained consistent year-over-year growth despite a pullback from the June peak.

IRON Search Expands Its Reach into the Construction Market

IRON Search, one of the largest marketplaces for buying and selling agricultural equipment online, recently announced its expansion into the construction market. And with the…

FMI Construction Market Forecast: The General Economy Is Seeing Mixed Signs

FMI is the largest provider of management consulting and investment banking to the engineering and construction industry, and just recently the organization announced the release…

Bauma China: Chinese Markets Have Hurdles, but This International Construction Show Does Not

Bauma China: Chinese Markets Have Hurdles, but This International Construction Show Does Not

The Chinese construction industry continues to find going forward tough. Against this backdrop, what technical equipment will be especially in demand in China in the…

Global Construction Equipment Market to Improve in 2016

Global Construction Equipment Market to Improve in 2016

Global sales of construction equipment are forecast to grow 3.9 percent in unit terms in 2016, to 760,508 machines, according to specialist economic forecasting and…

U.S. Construction Equipment Exports Down: AEM Market Update

U.S. Construction Equipment Exports Down: AEM Market Update

Exports of U.S.-made construction equipment declined 14.9 percent for first quarter 2015 compared to first quarter 2014, with a total $3.65 billion shipped to global…

FMI’s 2011 U.S. Markets Construction Overview

FMI, one of the largest provider of management consulting and investment banking to the engineering and construction industry, released its 2011 U.S. Markets Construction Overview,…

Sales at Volvo Construction Equipment Jump 58 Percent in Q3 as General Market Recovers

Globally, Volvo Construction Equipment has had a good quarter. Sales in SEK at Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) rose sharply in the third quarter of…

Volvo Construction Equipment’s Announces Results and Market Challenges

Volvo means “I roll” in Latin. Since 1927, when the company started off as a spin-off car manufacturer from the roller ball bearing maker SKF

Construction employers add 36,000 jobs in January and 226,000 over the year

Construction employers add 36,000 jobs in January and 226,000 over the year

Construction employment increased by 36,000 jobs in January to the highest level since August 2008, according to an analysis of new government data by the…

Demand for Construction Workers Remains Strong, ABC Says

Demand for Construction Workers Remains Strong, ABC Says

The recent employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows growth in both public and private construction spending, according to an analysis by Associated…

Construction Input Prices Inch Down in December, Up YOY Despite Low Inflation, ABC Says

Construction Input Prices Inch Down in December, Up YOY Despite Low Inflation, ABC Says

Overall construction input prices declined 0.1 percent in December, yet despite the lack of inflation for the month, prices are up 5 percent on a…

Construction Employers Add 30,000 Jobs in Dec. and 210,000 in 2017, Says AGC

Construction Employers Add 30,000 Jobs in Dec. and 210,000 in 2017, Says AGC

Industry Employment Reaches Nine-Year High and Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.9 Percent; Association Officials Say Most Construction Firms Predict they Will Continue Adding Jobs in…

Top Models: A Rundown of the Most Popular Skid Steers in the North American Market

Top Models: A Rundown of the Most Popular Skid Steers in the North American Market

Anyone in the market for a skid steer loader has expectations for his or her dream machine. Size, lifting force, versatility — these and other…

Nonresidential Construction Employment Ends 2017 on a High Note, Says ABC

Nonresidential Construction Employment Ends 2017 on a High Note, Says ABC

The nonresidential construction sector added 11,800 net new jobs in December, representing nearly 10 percent of the nation’s jobs created during the month, according to…

Nonresidential Construction Spending Ticks Higher in November, Down Year-Over-Year, ABC Says

Nonresidential Construction Spending Ticks Higher in November, Down Year-Over-Year, ABC Says

Nonresidential construction spending expanded 0.6 percent in November, totaling $719.2 billion on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis…