Wisconsin Becomes the 23rd State to Pass Bill to Protect Taxpayers, Workers from Project Labor Agreement Mandates
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Wisconsin Becomes the 23rd State to Pass Bill to Protect Taxpayers, Workers from Project Labor Agreement Mandates

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recently applauded Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) for signing legislation into law that will promote fair and open competition on…

How to Vet a Contractor and What a Contractor Should Expect when Vetted (an Infographic!)
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How to Vet a Contractor and What a Contractor Should Expect when Vetted (an Infographic!)

This infographic, featured in The Washington Post, outlines the process of vetting a contractor in 18 steps: six things to check, six red flags to…

Nonresidential Construction a Bright Spot in Disappointing Jobs Report, ABC Says
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Nonresidential Construction a Bright Spot in Disappointing Jobs Report, ABC Says

National construction employment remained largely unchanged in March, adding 6,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of…

Home Builder Confidence Holds Firm in April
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Home Builder Confidence Holds Firm in April

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes remained solid in April, falling three points to a level of 68 on the National Association…

Texas Gov. Abbott Welcomes Kubota to Grapevine, Celebrates Opening of NA Headquarters
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Texas Gov. Abbott Welcomes Kubota to Grapevine, Celebrates Opening of NA Headquarters

Kubota Tractor Corporation unveiled its new North American headquarters building in Grapevine, Texas, in a special ribbon cutting ceremony with Governor Greg Abbott, Masatoshi Kimata,…

Mustang Compact Equipment introduces a new website for North America (check it out!)
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Mustang Compact Equipment introduces a new website for North America (check it out!)

The mustangmfg.com website was redesigned to provide the ultimate user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality. Responsive design allows for optimal viewing, whether users are…

Construction Input Prices Moderate in March, Energy Prices Down, Says ABC
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Construction Input Prices Moderate in March, Energy Prices Down, Says ABC

Construction input prices rose for the fourth consecutive month in March, increasing by 0.3 percent on a monthly basis and 4.4 percent on a yearly…

Top Ditch Witch Dealerships/Individuals Recognized for Superior Customer Service
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Top Ditch Witch Dealerships/Individuals Recognized for Superior Customer Service

Ditch Witch, a Charles Machine Works Company, recently announced recipients of the Harold Chesnutt Award, Service and Support Leadership Award and Top 10 Dealerships for…

Caterpillar Equips More Excavators with Cost-Saving Cat Connect Technology
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Caterpillar Equips More Excavators with Cost-Saving Cat Connect Technology

Contractors can enhance their jobsite accuracy, productivity, and efficiency using the latest Caterpillar Connect technology. Cat Grade with Assist and Cat Payload are now available direct…

AGC Unveils Steps and New Study to Improve Worker Safety
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AGC Unveils Steps and New Study to Improve Worker Safety

The Associated General Contractors of America unveiled a new study designed to improve the safety of construction workers as it announced that two-thirds of metro…

New Homes Strengthen Economy, Spur Job Growth, Says NAHB
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New Homes Strengthen Economy, Spur Job Growth, Says NAHB

As the housing industry celebrates New Homes Month in April, newly released data from the U.S. Commerce Department confirms the significant contribution that residential construction…