Remodeling Industry Confidence Is Strong Despite COVID-19, Says NAHB
Business and Software

Remodeling Industry Confidence Is Strong Despite COVID-19, Says NAHB

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released its Remodeling Market Index (RMI) for the fourth quarter of 2020, posting a reading of 79. The…

AriensCo Receives Wildlife Habitat Council Certification, So Enjoy These Beautiful Nature Pics Near Its Headquarters
Business and Software

AriensCo Receives Wildlife Habitat Council Certification, So Enjoy These Beautiful Nature Pics Near Its Headquarters

AriensCo has received the prestigious Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) Conservation Certification for its work to restore and conserve 150 acres of natural ecosystem at its…

CONEXPO-CON/AGG Announces First-Ever Industry Technology Collaboration — Tech Talks Education Series Launches Feb. 4th
Industry Events

CONEXPO-CON/AGG Announces First-Ever Industry Technology Collaboration — Tech Talks Education Series Launches Feb. 4th

CONEXPO-CON/AGG is kicking off 2021 with an industry collaboration that focuses on the importance of technology in advancing the construction industry. Registration for the February…

In or Out: 19-Foot Scissor Lifts  Offer Operators Reach on a Variety of Jobsites
Aerial Lifts

In or Out: 19-Foot Scissor Lifts Offer Operators Reach on a Variety of Jobsites

When a job finds a crew working overhead — whether it’s indoors or out — scissor lifts are a popular equipment option thanks to their…

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Remains Steady in January at Pre-Pandemic Levels
Business and Software

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Remains Steady in January at Pre-Pandemic Levels

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation recently released the January 2021 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). The index reports a qualitative…

Homebuilder Confidence Down on Rising Material Prices, Upsurge in COVID-19 Cases
Business and Software

Homebuilder Confidence Down on Rising Material Prices, Upsurge in COVID-19 Cases

Rising material costs led by a huge upsurge in lumber prices along with a resurgence of the coronavirus across much of the nation pushed builder…

Examinetics Announces Strategic Investment in Kenzen
Business and Software

Examinetics Announces Strategic Investment in Kenzen

Examinetics, a leading provider of workplace safety compliance services, just announced a strategic investment in Kenzen, innovator of a wearable device to reduce workplace injuries…

Kevin Smith Named General Manager of Ditch Witch Div. which also includes Subsite Electronics, American Augers and Trencor
Business and Software

Kevin Smith Named General Manager of Ditch Witch Div. which also includes Subsite Electronics, American Augers and Trencor

A familiar face within Ditch Witch is taking over the helm of the organization. Kevin Smith has been named the general manager of the recently…

Curb Roller Manufacturing Offers Custom Drums  for Challenging Pours
Business and Software

Curb Roller Manufacturing Offers Custom Drums for Challenging Pours

Curb Roller Manufacturing, a leader in shaped concrete roller screeds, makes challenging concrete pours achievable with specially designed custom drums. Leveraging the experience and success…

KOBELCO USA Introduces Next Generation ED160BR-7 Blade Runner
Excavators

KOBELCO USA Introduces Next Generation ED160BR-7 Blade Runner

While we mainly cover smaller equipment, sometimes the big machines are just too cool not to share. For example, the recently-introduced enhanced ED160BR-7 Blade Runner…

Work Truck Week 2021 Schedule Announced, Registration Open
Industry Events

Work Truck Week 2021 Schedule Announced, Registration Open

NTEA — The Association for the Work Truck Industry shares more information about what to expect at Work Truck Week 2021 (WTW21), a new online…

Giant Track Loaders: Here Are Some of  the Biggest Models in the Industry
Track Loaders

Giant Track Loaders: Here Are Some of the Biggest Models in the Industry

Track loaders are traditionally larger than their skid steer counterparts, but which track models are actually the largest? While small track loader are growing, contractors…

Thompson Pump Honored with Prestigious  Cigna Well-Being Award
Pumps

Thompson Pump Honored with Prestigious Cigna Well-Being Award

One of the nation’s leading manufacturers of heavy-duty portable bypass and dewatering pumps is honored for its outstanding culture of well-being. Thompson Pump and Manufacturing…

Break It Down: Three Industry Experts Share Breaker Attachment Tips for Mini Excavators
Attachments

Break It Down: Three Industry Experts Share Breaker Attachment Tips for Mini Excavators

Don’t Forget to Grease… and Reposition when Needed Rich Elliott, Product and Application Specialist for Epiroc When greasing a hydraulic breaker, use the manufacturer’s recommended…

Monthly Construction Input Prices Increase in December, Says ABC
Business and Software

Monthly Construction Input Prices Increase in December, Says ABC

Construction input prices increased 1.8% in December 2020 compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of the U.S. Bureau…

Must Watch: Free Virtual Training Videos for Construction COVID-19 Safety from Hope Renovations and M.T. Copeland
Business and Software

Must Watch: Free Virtual Training Videos for Construction COVID-19 Safety from Hope Renovations and M.T. Copeland

Workers and employers in North Carolina’s construction industry and beyond have a new resource to quickly learn the facts about protecting themselves and their worksites…

Doosan Bobcat North America Continues to Go High-Tech, Invests in Radar Sensor Startup
Business and Software

Doosan Bobcat North America Continues to Go High-Tech, Invests in Radar Sensor Startup

Doosan Bobcat North America is preparing for the future of off-highway construction equipment. Check out The Studio, the company’s data innovation center located in Fargo,…

Sinoboom North America Unveils New Product Colors and Expands Sales Support Team
Aerial Lifts

Sinoboom North America Unveils New Product Colors and Expands Sales Support Team

New year, new color scheme. MEWP manufacturer Sinoboom recently announced the company has updated its standard product color scheme for its global customers. The new…

Out on the Limb Tree Service Finds Stability with Black Splitter S2 800
Attachments

Out on the Limb Tree Service Finds Stability with Black Splitter S2 800

By Brian M. Fraley, Fraley Construction Marketing  Out on the Limb Tree Service LLC has built up a large contingent of trucks and equipment over…

Check Out Some Popular 19-Foot Scissor Lifts
Aerial Lifts

Check Out Some Popular 19-Foot Scissor Lifts

Scissor lifts are predominantly designed to safely reach working areas at height in confined spaces. Specifically, 19-ft electric scissor lifts are designed to be able…

Break It Down: Three Industry Experts Share Breaker Attachment Tips for Mini Excavators

Attachments

Break It Down: Three Industry Experts Share Breaker Attachment Tips for Mini Excavators

Don’t Forget to Grease… and Reposition when Needed
Rich Elliott, Product and Application Specialist for Epiroc
When greasing a hydraulic breaker, use the manufacturer’s recommended …

CASE Wins Prestigious Good Design Award for Design of “Project Zeus”

Backhoes

CASE Wins Prestigious Good Design Award for Design of “Project Zeus”

CASE Construction Equipment has …

Innovative Iron Awards 2020: Sullair’s Mid-Range Series Compressors

Compressors

Innovative Iron Awards 2020: Sullair’s Mid-Range Series Compressors

We Honor the Top Equipment of 2020

Even when the world shut down this year, construction equipment continued to roll. Since the beginning of the pandemic, …

Power Move: Milwaukee Announces MX FUEL CARRY-ON 3600W/1800W Generator

Generators

Power Move: Milwaukee Announces MX FUEL CARRY-ON 3600W/1800W Generator

Milwaukee Tool just announced more on demand …

Power Move: Atlas Copco Power Technique Signs Mid-America Engine as Dealer

Light Towers

Power Move: Atlas Copco Power Technique Signs Mid-America Engine as Dealer

Atlas Copco Power Technique (AC), a leading provider of air, flow and power solutions, recently introduced

Ready to Chill: Prepare that Skid Steer or Track Loader for Snow Work

Skid Steers

Ready to Chill: Prepare that Skid Steer or Track Loader for Snow Work

Skid steers are apt to do just about any job. Snow removal? Sure, a skid steer can tackle winter work, wielding a variety of blades, snow blowers, salt spreaders and other implements, keeping parking lots …

Giant Track Loaders: Here Are Some of  the Biggest Models in the Industry

Track Loaders

Giant Track Loaders: Here Are Some of the Biggest Models in the Industry

Track loaders are traditionally larger than their skid steer counterparts, but which track models are actually the largest? While small track loader are growing, contractors are still investing in the largest compact track loaders because …

Loader Showdown: Small Articulated Loaders vs.  Traditional Compact Wheel Loaders

Wheel Loaders

Loader Showdown: Small Articulated Loaders vs. Traditional Compact Wheel Loaders

Small wheel loaders come in a confusing variety of sizes and configurations. It begs the question: What is really a compact wheel loader? Take a quick look at

Watch Machine Heads: Innovative Iron Awards for Snorkel’s SR5719E Tele, Toro’s e-Dingo 500 and Cat’s 420 XE Backhoe

Telehandlers

Watch Machine Heads: Innovative Iron Awards for Snorkel’s SR5719E Tele, Toro’s e-Dingo 500 and Cat’s 420 XE Backhoe

Fellow Machine Heads, welcome back to the fifth episode of our new video series. Keith Gribbins, …

Watch Machine Heads: Innovative Iron Awards for Snorkel’s SR5719E Tele, Toro’s e-Dingo 500 and Cat’s 420 XE Backhoe

Compact Tool Carriers

Watch Machine Heads: Innovative Iron Awards for Snorkel’s SR5719E Tele, Toro’s e-Dingo 500 and Cat’s 420 XE Backhoe

Fellow Machine Heads, welcome back to the fifth episode of our new video series. Keith Gribbins, …