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NAHB Identifies Top Home Design Trends and Features for 2021 in the Wake of COVID-19

NAHB Identifies Top Home Design Trends and Features for 2021 in the Wake of COVID-19

After declining for four years, a number of key trends — including the average size of the home and the number of bedrooms and bathrooms…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

As Cases Surge, Trade Associations like NAHB Are Calling for Another COVID-19 Safety Stand Down this Week

As Cases Surge, Trade Associations like NAHB Are Calling for Another COVID-19 Safety Stand Down this Week

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is encouraging members and all residential construction companies to halt work for at least 10 minutes the week…

CDC Changes Quarantine Periods for COVID-19

CDC Changes Quarantine Periods for COVID-19

Effective December 2, the CDC provided an avenue for employees to reduce the “close contact” 14-day quarantine rule to either seven or 10 days, depending…

Monthly Confidence Index for Equipment Finance Industry Higher in November, COVID-19 Impact Survey Data Released

Monthly Confidence Index for Equipment Finance Industry Higher in November, COVID-19 Impact Survey Data Released

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation recently released the November 2020 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). The index reports a qualitative…

AEM Voice of Customer Survey: Looking at COVID-19’s Impact on Construction, Utility Sector Workforce

AEM Voice of Customer Survey: Looking at COVID-19’s Impact on Construction, Utility Sector Workforce

By Megan Tanel, AEM’s Senior Vice President of Construction and Utility Sector We’re now six months into what can best be described as a “COVID…

Monthly Confidence Index for Equipment Finance Industry Eases in October, COVID-19 Impact Survey Data Released

Monthly Confidence Index for Equipment Finance Industry Eases in October, COVID-19 Impact Survey Data Released

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation releases the October 2020 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) today. The index reports a qualitative…

Irdeto Launches COVID-19-Compliant Solution for Construction Equipment Operators

Irdeto Launches COVID-19-Compliant Solution for Construction Equipment Operators

Irdeto recently launched a contactless renting and rules enforcement engine to address COVID-19 government guidance measures handed down to construction equipment operators. First-to-market, Irdeto’s Keystone…

Construction Output Drops Significantly Due to COVID-19, Says ABC

Construction Output Drops Significantly Due to COVID-19, Says ABC

The U.S. economy contracted at an annualized rate of 32.9% during the second quarter of 2020, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of…

The Xtreme Opti-Clean Cube Is a Modular Walk-Through Station Designed to Combat COVID-19 in Construction

The Xtreme Opti-Clean Cube Is a Modular Walk-Through Station Designed to Combat COVID-19 in Construction

Las Vegas-based SR Construction, a full-service design build general contractor, is leading the fight against COVID-19 with the world’s first deployment of the Xtreme Opti-Clean…

Tips for Renting Equipment During COVID-19

Tips for Renting Equipment During COVID-19

This article is compiled by Equipment Trader. For months, our nation has grappled with the coronavirus pandemic. The necessary precautions to fight off the health…

Sunbelt Rentals Adjusts Operations for COVID-19

Sunbelt Rentals Adjusts Operations for COVID-19

Sunbelt Rentals, North America’s premier equipment rental company, continues to adjust and adapt its operations to protect customers and team members during COVID-19. Some new…

2020 NATDA Trailer Show Moves to October 26-28 Because of COVID-19

2020 NATDA Trailer Show Moves to October 26-28 Because of COVID-19

To provide a safer environment for its attendees and exhibitors, the North American Trailer Dealers Association has distanced itself from the current health crisis by…

CE Conversations: Let’s Learn How to Rent Equipment During the COVID-19 Pandemic with ARA

CE Conversations: Let’s Learn How to Rent Equipment During the COVID-19 Pandemic with ARA

Here comes another chapter in our Compact Equipment Conversations video series. With our Digital Rental Guide launching this week, publisher Keith Gribbins took the opportunity…

Caterpillar Employees and Retirees Add $2.5M to COVID-19 Response Effort, Totaling $10M (Time for a Slow Clap)

Caterpillar Employees and Retirees Add $2.5M to COVID-19 Response Effort, Totaling $10M (Time for a Slow Clap)

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Caterpillar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Caterpillar Inc., originally announced a commitment of $8.5 million to support global…

Dig This Impressive COVID-19 Street Art, Painted for Charity with the Help of a Snorkel Scissor Lift

Dig This Impressive COVID-19 Street Art, Painted for Charity with the Help of a Snorkel Scissor Lift

Snorkel, a leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms, supported renowned street artist Gent 48 in creating a COVID-19 themed mural in Birmingham, UK….

GTech Clean Disinfectant Leaves Microscopic Protective Barrier for Long Results, Being Pushed for COVID-19 Use on Equipment Fleets

GTech Clean Disinfectant Leaves Microscopic Protective Barrier for Long Results, Being Pushed for COVID-19 Use on Equipment Fleets

Disinfectant sprays leave microscopic protective barrier for long-lasting results Working in an industry that has patients, customers or clients coming and going throughout the day…

Hyster-Yale Group Announces Lift Truck Sanitation Program to Help Combat Risk of COVID-19 Transmission

Hyster-Yale Group Announces Lift Truck Sanitation Program to Help Combat Risk of COVID-19 Transmission

To address concerns about the introduction and spread of COVID-19 at customer workplaces, Hyster-Yale Group is introducing a virus safety initiative for lift trucks. Developed…