WD-40 Co. Searches for Trade Pros for Its Pro Board to Give Feedback/Get Cool Swag
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WD-40 Co. Searches for Trade Pros for Its Pro Board to Give Feedback/Get Cool Swag

WD-40 Company is recruiting members in the automotive, construction, farming, maintenance, repair and operations fields to provide input on new WD-40 Brand products and uses,…

J.T. Bates Insurance Group Launches New Physical Damage Protection for Equipment Financed for Sale or Long-Term Lease
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J.T. Bates Insurance Group Launches New Physical Damage Protection for Equipment Financed for Sale or Long-Term Lease

J.T. Bates Insurance Group, a wholly-owned division of J. Griffin Ricker & Associates that specializes in risk management products for equipment dealers, rental companies and…

Builder Confidence Climbs to 70 in May, According to NAHB
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Builder Confidence Climbs to 70 in May, According to NAHB

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose two points to a level of 70 in May after a downwardly revised April reading…

Friday Accolades: Kubota Mfg. of America and Kubota Industrial Equipment Announce $1M Donation to the Lanier Technical College Foundation
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Friday Accolades: Kubota Mfg. of America and Kubota Industrial Equipment Announce $1M Donation to the Lanier Technical College Foundation

In a special ceremony recently, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal joined leaders from both Kubota Manufacturing of America (KMA) and Kubota Industrial Equipment (KIE) as they…

Housing Production Drops 3.7 Percent But Remains Near Post-Recession High
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Housing Production Drops 3.7 Percent But Remains Near Post-Recession High

Total housing production fell 3.7 percent in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.29 million units after an upwardly revised March reading of…

Construction Material Prices Surge in April, Says ABC; Crude Petroleum Prices Up 35 Percent Year Over Year
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Construction Material Prices Surge in April, Says ABC; Crude Petroleum Prices Up 35 Percent Year Over Year

Prices for inputs to construction materials expanded 1.3 percent in April and are 6.4 percent higher than at the same time one year ago, according…

Rising Incomes Boost Housing Affordability in First Quarter of 2018, Says NAHB
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Rising Incomes Boost Housing Affordability in First Quarter of 2018, Says NAHB

Strong wage growth more than offset an increase in mortgage interest rates to boost nationwide housing affordability in the first quarter of 2018, according to…

Construction Costs Surge in April as New Tariffs and Other Trade Measures Lead to Significant Increases in Materials Prices
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Construction Costs Surge in April as New Tariffs and Other Trade Measures Lead to Significant Increases in Materials Prices

Association Officials Warn That the New Tariffs and Resulting Price Spikes Have the Potential to Undermine Benefits of Tax and Regulatory Reform, Urge Administration to…

Outdoor Power Equipment Institute Opens New Headquarters in Virginia
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Outdoor Power Equipment Institute Opens New Headquarters in Virginia

Building purchase marks next stage in continued growth of the trade association More than 100 members, partners, and friends were on hand as the Outdoor…

Doosan announces multi-year partnership with the  New York Yankees
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Doosan announces multi-year partnership with the New York Yankees

Doosan, a global leader in the Infrastructure Support Business, recently announced a multi-year partnership with the New York Yankees. The new partnership adds to Doosan’s…

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products Donates $120,000 + to Disaster Relief Agency, Operation USA
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ESAB Welding & Cutting Products Donates $120,000 + to Disaster Relief Agency, Operation USA

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has donated $120,845 to Operation USA, a 100-percent privately funded agency that has a four-star rating on Charity Navigator. Inspired…

Association of Equipment Manufacturers Launches ‘I Make America Town Hall Tour’
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Association of Equipment Manufacturers Launches ‘I Make America Town Hall Tour’

Initiative will educate and engage manufacturing supporters during midterm elections With six months left before the midterm elections, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is…

The Future of Parts: 3D Printing Offers Manufacturers the Opportunity to Strengthen Aftermarket Support, Develop New Products
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The Future of Parts: 3D Printing Offers Manufacturers the Opportunity to Strengthen Aftermarket Support, Develop New Products

Manufacturers are always looking for ways to improve their products and serve their customers better. It can include anything from adding new features to a…

JCB Awarded Construction Equipment Contract by US Fish and Wildlife Service
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JCB Awarded Construction Equipment Contract by US Fish and Wildlife Service

JCB has received an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide up to $25 million in construction equipment to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service…

CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio Podcasts Top 110,000 Downloads
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CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio Podcasts Top 110,000 Downloads

Listen to Learn the Latest Construction Trends & Technologies Interest in staying ahead of the latest construction industry trends and technologies has propelled CONEXPO-CON/AGG Radio…

Congressman Gibbs Visits Minnich Mfg. for AEM ‘I Make America’ Event
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Congressman Gibbs Visits Minnich Mfg. for AEM ‘I Make America’ Event

Congressman Bob Gibbs visited Mansfield, Ohio, equipment manufacturer Minnich Mfg. on Tuesday, May 1, to meet with employees and speak about how ongoing policy deliberations…

Wacker Neuson reports record revenue in first quarter of 2018
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Wacker Neuson reports record revenue in first quarter of 2018

The Wacker Neuson Group started the year strong with revenue for the first quarter of 2018 increasing by more than 9 percent to EUR 371…

Genie Lift Guard Contact Alarm Prototype for Slab Scissors/Mast Lifts Highlighted for OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down Week
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Genie Lift Guard Contact Alarm Prototype for Slab Scissors/Mast Lifts Highlighted for OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down Week

New system alerts operators, occupants and ground personal to potential hazards when working at height. Genie protective solutions continue to evolve. Highlighting a new generation…

Case Construction Equipment Named Among Suppliers/Contractors to Work on Foxconn Development
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Case Construction Equipment Named Among Suppliers/Contractors to Work on Foxconn Development

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and a delegation of business leaders, elected officials, contractors and Foxconn representatives recently named Case Construction Equipment among the 27 state contractors…

Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Remains Healthy in First Quarter, Says NAHB
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Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Remains Healthy in First Quarter, Says NAHB

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market dropped five points to 66 in the first quarter of 2018, according to the National Association of…