Revamped Common Ground Alliance DIRT Report Estimates Damage to Buried Utilities Has Increased Between 2015 and 2017

Revamped Common Ground Alliance DIRT Report Estimates Damage to Buried Utilities Has Increased Between 2015 and 2017

Report analyzes when damages to the nation’s infrastructure are most likely to occur Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the stakeholder-driven organization dedicated to protecting underground utility…

Case SiteWatch Supports New AEMP Telematics Standard

Case SiteWatch Supports New AEMP Telematics Standard

Case Construction Equipment announced that its Case SiteWatch telematics portal is now aligned with the new Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) 2.0/ISO-15143-3 standard. The…

Mustang Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Mustang Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

All-New Pilot Series Track Loader Joins the Fleet Mustang began in the 19th century as the Owatonna Mfg. Co. Starting as an agricultural implement manufacturer,…

Construction Employment Rises by 23,000 Jobs in August and 297,000 for the Year Even with Labor Shortages

Construction Employment Rises by 23,000 Jobs in August and 297,000 for the Year Even with Labor Shortages

Construction Officials Urge Federal Leaders to Double Spending on Career and Technical Education, Reform Immigration and Improve Job Training Programs to Help Address Workforce Shortages…

Kubota Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Kubota Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

A Compact Track Loader Line that Includes a High-Flow Model Kubota Tractor Corp. began marketing in the United States in 1972, with an initial introduction…

John Deere Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

John Deere Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

The G Series Represents Four Next Generation Models John Deere started offering dedicated track loaders in 2005 with two models. Over the years, the company…

Kinshofer introduces D-Series grapples

Kinshofer introduces D-Series grapples

Kinshofer, a leading global manufacturer of high-quality excavator and loader crane attachments, offers its D-Series grapples with a new light, compact and flexible shell, ideal…

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Hits a New High in Second Quarter of 2018

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Hits a New High in Second Quarter of 2018

Associated Builders and Contractors reports that its Construction Backlog Indicator expanded to a record 9.9 months during the second quarter of 2018. Backlog is up…

JCB Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

JCB Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Offering a Wide Range of U.S.-Manufactured Side-Entry Loaders JCB entered the skid steer market in 1993 and began producing compact track loaders in 2001. In…

Regulations Account for Nearly One-Third of Multifamily Costs, Builders Tell Congress

Regulations Account for Nearly One-Third of Multifamily Costs, Builders Tell Congress

Layers of excessive regulation translate into higher rents, reduced affordability for consumers and on average, account for almost one-third of a multifamily project’s development and…

Gehl Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Gehl Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Six Track Models Built in America for the Global Marketplace Gehl began manufacturing agricultural implements out of West Bend, Wis., in 1859. From those humble…

NoSweat keeps hardworking heads dry and fresh in hard hats

NoSweat keeps hardworking heads dry and fresh in hard hats

Construction, industrial workers, engineers and architects often have to wear hard hats on the job. Laborious, active work and warm environments can leave workers drenched…

$200 Billion in Tariffs Is Hurting U.S. Access to Global Markets, Says American Equipment Association

$200 Billion in Tariffs Is Hurting U.S. Access to Global Markets, Says American Equipment Association

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) President Dennis Slater issued the following statement opposing the continued escalation of trade tensions with China as a result…

Caterpillar Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Caterpillar Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Eight Rubber Track Models from the Famed Brand Just two years after Caterpillar entered the compact equipment market with its skid steer loader in 1999,…

Case Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Case Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

An Expanded Lineup with a Powerful 74-HP Machine The Case compact track loader lineup — manufactured in Wichita, Kan. — includes five models: the TR270…

Public Nonresidential Construction Up in July, Says ABC

Public Nonresidential Construction Up in July, Says ABC

National nonresidential construction spending declined 0.3 percent in July, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data released today. Total…

Perkins appoints senior manufacturing executives in U.S., U.K.

Perkins appoints senior manufacturing executives in U.S., U.K.

  Mark Stratton has been appointed general manager of Perkins large engines, based in Seguin, Texas, with global responsibility for engines in the 7.2- to…

Bobcat Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

Bobcat Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

M2-Series Models Boost Productivity and Operator Comfort In 1999, Bobcat Co. introduced the company’s compact track loader line, calling it the industry’s first American-made compact…

Miller introduces new XMT 350 FieldPro system with Polarity Reversing

Miller introduces new XMT 350 FieldPro system with Polarity Reversing

Miller Electric Mfg. LLC, a leading worldwide manufacturer of Miller brand arc welding equipment, has introduced the new XMT 350 FieldPro system with Polarity Reversing….

ASV Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

ASV Track Loaders Summarized — 2018 Spec Guide

An American Pioneer of Compact Track Loaders Offers Nine Models The ASV brand dates to 1983, when the company unveiled the Track Truck — one…