Home Builder Confidence Continues Its Record Climb

Home Builder Confidence Continues Its Record Climb

In a further show of strength for the housing sector, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes increased two points to 85 in…

Making Buckets: Werk-Brau Introduces a New High Performance Loader Bucket Series

Making Buckets: Werk-Brau Introduces a New High Performance Loader Bucket Series

New Werk-Brau High Performance Loader Buckets are specifically designed for strength and durability, whether digging in virgin soil or re-handling material up to 2,000 lbs/cubic…

RIDGID’s SeeSnake CSx Via Reel Is a Convenient Means to Stream, Capture and Share Inspection Images

RIDGID’s SeeSnake CSx Via Reel Is a Convenient Means to Stream, Capture and Share Inspection Images

RIDGID, part of Emerson’s Professional Tool group, just introduced a flexible, bring-your-own-screen inspection solution, the RIDGID SeeSnake CSx Via. It provides a convenient means to…

Housing’s a Bright Spot: Remodeling Industry Confidence Surges in Third Quarter, Says NAHB

Housing’s a Bright Spot: Remodeling Industry Confidence Surges in Third Quarter, Says NAHB

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released its Remodeling Market Index (RMI) in the third quarter of 2020, posting a reading of 82. The…

Monthly Construction Input Prices Rise in September, Says ABC

Monthly Construction Input Prices Rise in September, Says ABC

Construction input prices increased 1.6% in September compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of Producer Price Index data…

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…

Excavation-Related Damages to Utilities Cost the U.S. Approximately $30 Billion in 2019

Excavation-Related Damages to Utilities Cost the U.S. Approximately $30 Billion in 2019

Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the national nonprofit trade association dedicated to protecting underground utility lines, people who dig near them and their communities, recently announced…

John Deere Debuts Three New Snow Blower Models

John Deere Debuts Three New Snow Blower Models

John Deere announces three new single-motor, high-flow snow blower models just in time for peak snow-removal season. Compatible with the John Deere compact track loaders,…

CASE Supports Team Rubicon in Hurricane Laura and Hurricane Delta Cleanup Operations

CASE Supports Team Rubicon in Hurricane Laura and Hurricane Delta Cleanup Operations

CASE Construction Equipment has provided equipment, service and support to Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster relief organization in Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Laura,…

Hawthorne Cat Shows Off Its New Retail Showroom in Escondido, Calif

Hawthorne Cat Shows Off Its New Retail Showroom in Escondido, Calif

Hawthorne Cat, the exclusive Caterpillar equipment dealer in San Diego, the Hawaiian Islands and the Pacific Region, recently announced the opening of its new retail…

Ritchie Bros. Latest Market Trends Report Shows Slowly Climbing Prices

Ritchie Bros. Latest Market Trends Report Shows Slowly Climbing Prices

With billions of dollars of equipment transacting via multiple sales channels each year, Ritchie Bros. has the data and in-house expertise to provide unmatched insight…

ABC’s Construction Backlog Slips in September, Contractors Remain Optimistic

ABC’s Construction Backlog Slips in September, Contractors Remain Optimistic

Associated Builders and Contractors recently reported that its Construction Backlog Indicator fell to 7.5 months in September, a decline of 0.5 months from August’s reading,…

Bobcat Company Launches New Bobcat Machine IQ Wireless Communication Subscription Packages

Bobcat Company Launches New Bobcat Machine IQ Wireless Communication Subscription Packages

As an innovation leader, Bobcat Company is creating more intelligent, connected technologies and services that are reshaping how work gets done. Bobcat Machine IQ wireless…

Country Superstar Brantley Gilbert Joins Kubota and Farmer Veteran Coalition to Empower Farmer Veterans with Tools to Achieve Their Dreams

Country Superstar Brantley Gilbert Joins Kubota and Farmer Veteran Coalition to Empower Farmer Veterans with Tools to Achieve Their Dreams

Need a pick-me-up this Tuesday afternoon? Well, here’s the perfect story for that. Kubota Tractor Corporation just announced the selection of five new farmer veteran…

Life’s Busy, So Here Are Six Quick Profiles of Work-Focused Utility Vehicles

Life’s Busy, So Here Are Six Quick Profiles of Work-Focused Utility Vehicles

John Deere The John Deere model year 2021 Gator utility vehicles include new automotive-like features that make them easier to operate and provide improved control…

AEM Establishes Sustainability Council

AEM Establishes Sustainability Council

As part of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) steadfast commitment to building on the momentum of a sustainable future, AEM has announced the establishment…

Large Rental Companies Join Nationwide ARA ‘Clean. Safe. Essential.’ Program

Large Rental Companies Join Nationwide ARA ‘Clean. Safe. Essential.’ Program

Many of the equipment rental industry’s largest and most widely recognizable companies have integrated the American Rental Association (ARA) “Clean. Safe. Essential.” program into their…

Two-thirds of Metros Shed Construction Jobs from August 2019 to August 2020, Says AGC

Two-thirds of Metros Shed Construction Jobs from August 2019 to August 2020, Says AGC

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Mass. Have Worst 12-Month Losses, While Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, Ind. and Niles-Benton Harbor, Mich. Top Job Gainers Construction employment decreased in 241,…

This Cool, Remote-Control Brokk 200 Is Used for Ultra-Deep Mining Applications

This Cool, Remote-Control Brokk 200 Is Used for Ultra-Deep Mining Applications

Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, is now offering the Brokk 200 for ultra-deep mining applications. With SmartConcept — the company’s signature…

Raising Awareness for Mental Health in the Construction Industry

Raising Awareness for Mental Health in the Construction Industry

The construction industry has always been known for rigorous, skilled, difficult, and sometimes dangerous work, but conversations about the mental toll facing construction workers have…