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

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

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…

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

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…

Check Out Some Popular 19-Foot Scissor 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…

Aquajet Training Options Provide Customized Solutions

Aquajet Training Options Provide Customized Solutions

Aquajet, a global leader in Hydrodemolition machine manufacturing, offers on-demand training options to maximize productivity and safety on the jobsite. In addition to in-depth, hands-on…

Tech: Topcon Streamlines Point Creation Between Autodesk Platforms and Robotic Total Stations

Tech: Topcon Streamlines Point Creation Between Autodesk Platforms and Robotic Total Stations

A new point creation software from Topcon Positioning Group to directly benefit construction professionals is now available. Topcon Point Manager, available as a plug-in for…

Case Is Hosting a Live, Interactive Webcast on Preparing Construction Equipment for the Busy Season (Sign Up!)

Case Is Hosting a Live, Interactive Webcast on Preparing Construction Equipment for the Busy Season (Sign Up!)

Case Construction Equipment will host a live and interactive Case Earthmover webcast (sign up here!) on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 10 AM Central on…

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

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

CASE Construction Equipment has earned a 2020 Good Design Award from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press for “Project…

Contractor Optimism Improves as ABC’s Construction Backlog Inches Up in December

Contractor Optimism Improves as ABC’s Construction Backlog Inches Up in December

Associated Builders and Contractors recently reported that its Construction Backlog Indicator rebounded modestly to 7.3 months in December, an increase of 0.1 months from November’s…

AEM Discusses Five Manufacturing Trends to Watch in 2021

AEM Discusses Five Manufacturing Trends to Watch in 2021

Both the immediate and long-term future of the manufacturing industry will be defined by the development of a number of ever-evolving and prominent trends. These…

Few Construction Firms Will Add Workers in 2021, Says AGC Survey

Few Construction Firms Will Add Workers in 2021, Says AGC Survey

New Industry Outlook Finds Most Contractors Expect Demand for Many Categories of Construction to Decline, Few Firms Expect the Industry to Recover to Pre-Pandemic Levels…

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…

SITECH Technology Distributors Established in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia

SITECH Technology Distributors Established in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia

Trimble recently announced that SITECH Technology Distributors have been established to serve civil construction contractors in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The territory…

Construction Sector Adds 51,000 Jobs in December, But Gains Are Likely Temporary Says AGC

Construction Sector Adds 51,000 Jobs in December, But Gains Are Likely Temporary Says AGC

Few Construction Firms Expect the Industry to Recover to Pre-Pandemic Levels Anytime Soon, While Demand for Most Types of Projects is Likely to Fall amid…

Associated Equipment Distributors Reschedules 2021 Summit Dates to May 24-26

Associated Equipment Distributors Reschedules 2021 Summit Dates to May 24-26

The trade org Associated Equipment Distributors announced an important update today regarding its 2021 Summit. In response to the ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the event will…

A Bright Spot in Today’s Jobs Report: Nonresidential Construction Adds Jobs in December, Says ABC

A Bright Spot in Today’s Jobs Report: Nonresidential Construction Adds Jobs in December, Says ABC

The construction industry added 51,000 net new jobs in December, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S….

OEM Expert CK Power Acquires Crawler Carrier Manufacturer Terramac

OEM Expert CK Power Acquires Crawler Carrier Manufacturer Terramac

CK Power, a leading manufacturer, distributor, and service provider of power generation and off-highway mobile power solutions, acquired Terramac effective January 1, 2021. Terramac is…

Barely One-Third of Metros Add Construction Jobs in Last 12 Months, Says AGC

Barely One-Third of Metros Add Construction Jobs in Last 12 Months, Says AGC

Only 34 percent of the nation’s metro areas — just over one-third — added construction jobs from November 2019 to November 2020, according to an…

General Equipment Company Introduces High-Powered EPIC Series Two-Man Hole Diggers

General Equipment Company Introduces High-Powered EPIC Series Two-Man Hole Diggers

General Equipment Company has introduced its 332H and 348H EPIC Series two-man hole diggers. Featuring 5.5-hp Honda GXV160 four-stroke engines, the new models are capable…

John Deere Is Testing Its First Electric-Powered Backhoe with National Grid (a Northeast Utility)

John Deere Is Testing Its First Electric-Powered Backhoe with National Grid (a Northeast Utility)

Electric-powered off-highway equipment continues to make headlines. John Deere just announced it is working with the National Grid, an electricity, natural gas and clean energy…

Nonresidential Construction Spending Shrinks Further in November, Says AGC

Nonresidential Construction Spending Shrinks Further in November, Says AGC

Association Urges Quick Action on Infrastructure Funding and Protection from Meritless Lawsuits; Industry Survey Finds Widespread Pessimism about Volume of Projects Available to Bid on…