Single-Family Housing Continues Growth in August, Says NAHB
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Single-Family Housing Continues Growth in August, Says NAHB

Single-family starts showed continued growth in August but overall housing production fell 5.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.42 million units due…

Manitou North America Awards JGE Inc. as a Top Performing Dealer for the Mustang by Manitou brand
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Manitou North America Awards JGE Inc. as a Top Performing Dealer for the Mustang by Manitou brand

Manitou North America is pleased to present Josh Gross and Bryce Smid of JGE Inc., located in Aberdeen, S.D., with the Mustang by Manitou 2019…

The RIDGID and Greenlee Brands by Emerson Bring Industry-Leading Experts to Contractors in New JobSite Live Series
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The RIDGID and Greenlee Brands by Emerson Bring Industry-Leading Experts to Contractors in New JobSite Live Series

Emerson’s RIDGID and Greenlee brands are putting their experts in front of people everywhere with JobSite Live, a new virtual event series that gives professionals…

ELFA 2020 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity Reports New Business Volume Grew 10.5% in 2019
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ELFA 2020 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity Reports New Business Volume Grew 10.5% in 2019

New business volume grew 10.5% in the equipment finance industry in 2019, according to the 2020 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA) released by the…

AED Embarks on “Driving for Dealers” Bus Tour
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AED Embarks on “Driving for Dealers” Bus Tour

Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) embarked on a ten-day multi-city bus tour to visit equipment dealers across the Midwest, Great Plains, Rocky Mountains and the West….

Home Builders Are Feeling Good, Confidence Soars to an All-Time High
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Home Builders Are Feeling Good, Confidence Soars to an All-Time High

In a strong signal that housing is leading the economic recovery, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes increased five points to hit…

What the frick is it?
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What the frick is it?

Production starts next week for multiple episodes. Keith Gribbins is publisher of Compact Equipment.

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Rebounds in August, Contractor Optimism Builds
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ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Rebounds in August, Contractor Optimism Builds

Associated Builders and Contractors recently reported that its Construction Backlog Indicator rebounded to 8.0 months in August, an increase of 0.2 months from July’s reading,…

Sunbelt Rentals Sponsors Marine Corps Marathon
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Sunbelt Rentals Sponsors Marine Corps Marathon

Sunbelt Rentals is proud to announce its partnership with the 2020 Marine Corps Marathon (MCM). The MCM, also known as “The People’s Marathon,” is celebrating…

Propane Council Celebrates Construction  Safety Week with New Safety Resources
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Propane Council Celebrates Construction Safety Week with New Safety Resources

The Propane Education & Research Council, in observance of Construction Safety Week, released a collection of resources to help support the construction industry’s ongoing commitment…

Friday Congrats: JCB Awarded Whopping $660M Defense Logistics Agency Contract
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Friday Congrats: JCB Awarded Whopping $660M Defense Logistics Agency Contract

$660 million? That’s a lot of millions. We just heard that JCB has been awarded a share of a Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) contract as…

Monthly Construction Input Prices Rise in August, Says ABC
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Monthly Construction Input Prices Rise in August, Says ABC

Construction input prices expanded 0.6% in August over the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of the U.S. Bureau of Labor…

Brokk Offers Customized Options for High Heat Environments
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Brokk Offers Customized Options for High Heat Environments

Brokk, a leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, offers specialized, high-heat options, ideal for processing applications. These features are available as part of Brokk’s customization…

AGC: Public and Private Nonresidential Construction Spending Slump in July as Industry Employment Declines
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AGC: Public and Private Nonresidential Construction Spending Slump in July as Industry Employment Declines

New York City, Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Mass. Have Worst Job Losses, While Walla Walla, Wash. and Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Md. Post Largest Year-over-Year Construction Employment Increases Steep monthly declines…

JLG Encourages Employees to Vote by Supporting AEM’s I Make America ‘Equipped To Vote’ Campaign
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JLG Encourages Employees to Vote by Supporting AEM’s I Make America ‘Equipped To Vote’ Campaign

JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms and telehandlers, is supporting the Association of Equipment Manufacturers…

Sequoia Equipment Supports Team Rubicon Fire Recovery in California
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Sequoia Equipment Supports Team Rubicon Fire Recovery in California

CASE Construction Equipment dealer Sequoia Equipment supported Team Rubicon with equipment in a recent heavy equipment operation clearing sites and debris from a wildfire that…

Coronavirus Has Caused Significant Construction Project Delays and Cancellations, Yet Demand for Skilled Labor Is High, New Survey Finds
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Coronavirus Has Caused Significant Construction Project Delays and Cancellations, Yet Demand for Skilled Labor Is High, New Survey Finds

The coronavirus has harmed the construction industry, prompting project delays and cancellations, layoffs and furloughs, yet it remains difficult for a majority of firms to…

Bobcat Company Brings Tough to Turf with New Zero-Turn Mowers
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Bobcat Company Brings Tough to Turf with New Zero-Turn Mowers

As the global leader in compact equipment, Bobcat Company has built its reputation on performance, versatility and toughness. Now, it’s bringing the same legacy to…

Construction Sector Adds 16,000 Workers in August but Nonresidential Jobs Shrink, Says AGC
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Construction Sector Adds 16,000 Workers in August but Nonresidential Jobs Shrink, Says AGC

Postponed and Canceled Projects Proliferate, Yet Majority of Firms Report Difficulty Filling Hourly Craft Positions; Officials Urge Immediate Federal Action to Fund Infrastructure and Enact…

Construction Employment Continues to Recover in August, Says ABC
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Construction Employment Continues to Recover in August, Says ABC

Construction industry employment expanded by 16,000 jobs on net in August, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released by the U.S….