Friday Accolades: KIOTI, Trace Adkins Raise More Than $32K for Wounded Veterans
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Friday Accolades: KIOTI, Trace Adkins Raise More Than $32K for Wounded Veterans

KIOTI Tractor, a division of Daedong-USA Inc., recently wrapped its year-long promotion, the Power Through Tour presented by Trace Adkins, raising $32,220 for Wounded Warrior…

ABC Report: Safety Best Practices Can Make Construction Companies 770% Safer
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ABC Report: Safety Best Practices Can Make Construction Companies 770% Safer

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recently released its 2017 Safety Performance Report to further the construction industry’s understanding of how to make jobsites safer…

February Construction Starts Advance 2%, Public Works and Electric Utilities Strengthen
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February Construction Starts Advance 2%, Public Works and Electric Utilities Strengthen

At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $706.4 billion, new construction starts in February rose 2 percent from the previous month, according to Dodge Data…

John Deere Is Named One of World’s Most Ethical Companies for 11th Consecutive Year
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John Deere Is Named One of World’s Most Ethical Companies for 11th Consecutive Year

Deere and Company is one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies according to the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards…

39 States Add Construction Jobs Between Jan. 2016/2017, Says AGC
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39 States Add Construction Jobs Between Jan. 2016/2017, Says AGC

Thirty-nine states added construction jobs between January 2016 and January 2017 while 38 states and D.C. added construction jobs between December and January, according to…

Single-Family Housing Starts Reach Highest Level since Late 2007
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Single-Family Housing Starts Reach Highest Level since Late 2007

Nationwide housing starts rose 3 percent in February from an upwardly revised January reading to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.288 million units, according…

Construction Input Prices Expand for Third Straight Month; Petroleum Prices Soar
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Construction Input Prices Expand for Third Straight Month; Petroleum Prices Soar

Construction input prices expanded 0.3 percent on a monthly basis and 4.8 percent on a year-over-year basis in February, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau…

Builder Confidence Hits 12-Year High, Says NAHB
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Builder Confidence Hits 12-Year High, Says NAHB

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes jumped six points to a level of 71 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo…

Canada to be bauma 2019 Partner Country
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Canada to be bauma 2019 Partner Country

Canada World’s Seventh Biggest Construction Machinery Market Canada is one of the world’s most important markets for the international construction machinery, building material plant and…

The Rental Show Was Hopping with Increased Attendance (11,648!) and Expectations
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The Rental Show Was Hopping with Increased Attendance (11,648!) and Expectations

The sunny skies of Orlando, Fla., traditionally provide a positive boost for attendance at The Rental Show, and that pattern proved true again in 2017….

Construction Job Growth Surges in February, ABC Says
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Construction Job Growth Surges in February, ABC Says

National construction employment surged in February as the industry added 58,000 seasonally adjusted net new jobs, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics…