Housing Market Makes Modest Gains Even as Permits Slip, Says NAHB
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Housing Market Makes Modest Gains Even as Permits Slip, Says NAHB

Overall housing and economic activity in metro markets across the nation remained on a gradual, upward trend in the fourth quarter of 2017 even as…

Strong Economy, Weaker Dollar Help Construction Materials Prices Recover in January, Says ABC
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Strong Economy, Weaker Dollar Help Construction Materials Prices Recover in January, Says ABC

Overall construction input prices increased 1.1 percent in January, reversing a slight decline in December 2017, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis…

ARA Forecasts Equipment Rental Industry to Grow to Nearly $60 Billion by 2021
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ARA Forecasts Equipment Rental Industry to Grow to Nearly $60 Billion by 2021

In its latest five-year forecast, the American Rental Association (ARA) expects equipment rental industry revenue to continue to grow consistently in the United States over…

Construction Employment Increases in 269 Metro Areas Between Dec. 2016-2017
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Construction Employment Increases in 269 Metro Areas Between Dec. 2016-2017

Construction employment increased in 269 out of 358 metro areas between December 2016 and December 2017, declined in 43 and stagnated in 46, according to…

Lincoln Electric Named One of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies (Congrats!)
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Lincoln Electric Named One of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies (Congrats!)

Recognition honors those who operate with purpose and incorporate integrity into their ecosystems Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a…

Dynapac North America Partners with These Independent Rep Agencies to Serve the Rental Industry
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Dynapac North America Partners with These Independent Rep Agencies to Serve the Rental Industry

Dynapac North America, a leading manufacturer of rollers for asphalt and soil applications, pavers and planers, recently announced partnerships with seven independent manufacturer representative agencies…

World of Construction: German Construction Equipment Industry in the Middle of a Boom
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World of Construction: German Construction Equipment Industry in the Middle of a Boom

The German construction equipment industry ended 2017 with turnover of 10.8 billion euros — an increase of 15 percent compared to the previous year. It…

Enjoy Terex AWP’s Full Year 2017 Financial Results (Spoiler: Net Sales Up +4.7%)
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Enjoy Terex AWP’s Full Year 2017 Financial Results (Spoiler: Net Sales Up +4.7%)

Following Terex Corporation’s release of its fourth quarter and full year 2017 results, Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) is pleased to share these, along with…

Sunbelt Rentals Launches New User-Friendly Website
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Sunbelt Rentals Launches New User-Friendly Website

Sunbelt Rentals has launched the new SunbeltRentals.com comprised of updated features and benefits designed for an easier, faster equipment rental experience. The optimization and enhancement…

Save Time, Control Costs, ‘Go Green’ on the Jobsite: These 6 Tools Can Help
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Save Time, Control Costs, ‘Go Green’ on the Jobsite: These 6 Tools Can Help

The search for efficiency in terms of labor, materials and timelines has come with the territory in the construction industry from the moment someone first…

Vermeer Introduces the D8x12 Navigator Horizontal Directional Drill
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Vermeer Introduces the D8x12 Navigator Horizontal Directional Drill

Vermeer announced the expansion of its line of utility installation equipment with the launch of the D8x12 Navigator horizontal directional drill. This new compact and…

Morbark Names Gold Tier Dealers (Recognizes Eight of Its Top Equipment Distributors)
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Morbark Names Gold Tier Dealers (Recognizes Eight of Its Top Equipment Distributors)

Morbark LLC recently recognized eight of its top equipment dealers — four in Tree Care and four in Industrial Products — with Gold Tier status…

The Mobile Mechanic: Getting More Done in the Field to Boost Your Heavy Civil Construction Business
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The Mobile Mechanic: Getting More Done in the Field to Boost Your Heavy Civil Construction Business

For mechanics working in the heavy civil construction industry, there can be some significant communication and collaboration challenges simply because of the vast amount of…

AGC: President’s Infrastructure Plan Should Serve as Impetus for Legislation to Improve Aging Public Works
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AGC: President’s Infrastructure Plan Should Serve as Impetus for Legislation to Improve Aging Public Works

Construction Official Urges Congress to Act Quickly to Pass New Infrastructure Legislation Now that the President Has Outlined an Ambitious Plan to Invest $200 Billion…

Housing Affordability Remains Flat in 2017, Says NAHB
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Housing Affordability Remains Flat in 2017, Says NAHB

Data for all four quarters of 2017 show housing affordability remaining essentially flat throughout the year, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells…

NAHB Also Commends Trump Infrastructure Plan
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NAHB Also Commends Trump Infrastructure Plan

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently commended President Trump’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan to rebuild and revitalize the nation’s aging transportation network. “This…

GPR Experts GSSI Announce Launch of New Website
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GPR Experts GSSI Announce Launch of New Website

GSSI, a world leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, has launched a dynamic new website. With a completely redesigned look and feel that…

AEM: Trump Infrastructure Plan Good Starting Point
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AEM: Trump Infrastructure Plan Good Starting Point

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) President Dennis Slater issued the following statement following statement following the introduction of President Trump’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan:…

ABC Commends White House Infrastructure Plan’s Regulatory Streamlining, Workforce Development Expansion Goals
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ABC Commends White House Infrastructure Plan’s Regulatory Streamlining, Workforce Development Expansion Goals

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) President and CEO Michael D. Bellaman issued the following statement on President Trump’s infrastructure proposal: “ABC applauds the president…

Trimble Expands Mixed-Reality Portfolio for Field Workers
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Trimble Expands Mixed-Reality Portfolio for Field Workers

Trimble recently announced that Trimble Connect for HoloLens and a new hard hat solution for Microsoft HoloLens that improves the utility of mixed reality for…