Construction Employment Is Down in Three-Fourths of States Since February, Says AGC

Construction Employment Is Down in Three-Fourths of States Since February, Says AGC

New York and Vermont Post Worst Losses since February as Virginia and South Dakota Add the Most; Maryland Records Worst One-Month Job Losses, While California…

Equipment Leasing and Finance Association: October New Business Volume Down 9% Year-over-year, Up 6% Month-to-Month and Down Almost 6% Year-to-Date

Equipment Leasing and Finance Association: October New Business Volume Down 9% Year-over-year, Up 6% Month-to-Month and Down Almost 6% Year-to-Date

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of…

Lunch Gear: Pelican’s 14QT Personal Cooler Separates Wets and Dry Storage and Is Cool for Construction

Lunch Gear: Pelican’s 14QT Personal Cooler Separates Wets and Dry Storage and Is Cool for Construction

The new Pelican 14QT Personal Cooler is the first on the market to separate wet and dry storage, and it will be available at www.pelican.com…

Here Are Some Snow and Ice Tips to Protect Yards and Trees This Winter

Here Are Some Snow and Ice Tips to Protect Yards and Trees This Winter

With the pandemic keeping people sheltering at home, more people are extending their outdoor time in the winter by adding fire pits, outdoor heaters and…

NAHB: Multifamily Construction Sentiment Showed Improvement in Third Quarter

NAHB: Multifamily Construction Sentiment Showed Improvement in Third Quarter

Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing increased in the third quarter, according to results from the Multifamily Market Survey (MMS) released by the…

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 Announces 2020 Inductees to AEM Hall of Fame

AEM Announces 2020 Inductees to AEM Hall of Fame

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Hall of Fame recognizes the pioneers whose inventions, ideas, leadership and courage have contributed to the industry and our…

Trade Hounds Launches Jobs Platform

Trade Hounds Launches Jobs Platform

Trade Hounds, the largest professional community built exclusively for the construction industry, recently announced the launch of its Jobs platform, which connects contractors directly with…

BC’s Leavitt Machinery Is Awarded as a Top Performing Dealer for the Manitou Brand

BC’s Leavitt Machinery Is Awarded as a Top Performing Dealer for the Manitou Brand

Manitou Group recently presented Leavitt Machinery located in Langley, BC, with the Manitou 2019 Top Dealer Award for North America. This prestigious award is based…

Mecalac Offers the AS900tele for Optimized Logistics

Mecalac Offers the AS900tele for Optimized Logistics

Mecalac, a leading global designer, manufacturer and distributor of compact construction equipment for urban environments, introduces the AS900tele to North America. The new machine combines…

The 2021 HDD Academy Will Take Place In-Person at Arizona State University

The 2021 HDD Academy Will Take Place In-Person at Arizona State University

Benjamin Media Inc. and Arizona State University’s Del E. Webb School of Construction are teaming up again to bring the HDD industry this informative and…

John Deere Announces Contest to Meet Top Country Music Artists Performing at The Farm Must Go On

John Deere Announces Contest to Meet Top Country Music Artists Performing at The Farm Must Go On

John Deere and top country artists Dustin Lynch, Maddie & Tae, Mickey Guyton, Travis Denning and Tyler Farr are coming together to raise money for…

Sales Growth Lifts Builder Confidence to New Record High, Says NAHB

Sales Growth Lifts Builder Confidence to New Record High, Says NAHB

In another sign that housing continues to lead the economy forward, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes increased five points to 90…

Portland Cement Association to Further Sustainability Goals by Creating Carbon Neutrality Roadmap for the Cement and Concrete Industry

Portland Cement Association to Further Sustainability Goals by Creating Carbon Neutrality Roadmap for the Cement and Concrete Industry

The Portland Cement Association (PCA), the leading association representing cement manufacturers in the United States, today announced an industry-wide ambition to reduce carbon emissions and…

Topcon GNSS and Survey Instruments Headed to Africa to Assist Bridges to Prosperity Efforts

Topcon GNSS and Survey Instruments Headed to Africa to Assist Bridges to Prosperity Efforts

A shipping container with several pieces of key GNSS and survey instrumentation is bound for the East African country of Rwanda. The equipment, an in-kind…

Trimble Donates Two More Tech Labs to Illinois Institute and San Paulo

Trimble Donates Two More Tech Labs to Illinois Institute and San Paulo

Trimble has been busy. Last week, the company announced it donated a new tech lab to CU Denver. Now you can add two more institutions…

Dealer News: H&E Equipment Services Gets into the Trench Safety Business

Dealer News: H&E Equipment Services Gets into the Trench Safety Business

H&E Equipment Services Inc. just announced its entry into the specialty rental business by adding a trench safety product line and establishing an exclusive partnership…

Another Ritchie Bros. Auction Is Set for Orlando Feb. 15-20, 2021

Another Ritchie Bros. Auction Is Set for Orlando Feb. 15-20, 2021

Feb. 2020 event featured 13,000+ items selling for US$237+ million; 18,000+ registered bidders With the dates recently set, Ritchie Bros. is already accepting consignments for…

Monthly Construction Input Prices Remain Stable in October, Says ABC

Monthly Construction Input Prices Remain Stable in October, Says ABC

Construction input prices remained virtually unchanged in October compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of the U.S. Bureau…

Bobcat Company Announces New Dealer Serving Windsor, Ontario

Bobcat Company Announces New Dealer Serving Windsor, Ontario

The first Bobcat compact equipment dealer in Canada is now part of Oaken Holdings — the enterprise that owns Bobcat of Toronto and Bobcat of…