ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Slips in September
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ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Slips in September

Associated Builders and Contractors recently reported that its Construction Backlog Indicator fell to 8.9 months in September 2019, down 0.1 months or 0.8% from August…

Dealer Watch: Bobcat Introduces New Authorized Dealer in Olympia, Wash.
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Dealer Watch: Bobcat Introduces New Authorized Dealer in Olympia, Wash.

Bobcat Co. has expanded its dealer network with the addition of Bobcat of Olympia as an authorized new and used sales, service and parts provider…

Homebuilder Confidence Holds Firm in November, Says NAHB
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Homebuilder Confidence Holds Firm in November, Says NAHB

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes edged one-point lower to 70 in November, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells…

Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Up in November
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Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Up in November

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation recently released the November 2019 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). Designed to collect leadership data, the…

Rental Revenue Forecast To Outpace Economic Growth
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Rental Revenue Forecast To Outpace Economic Growth

The equipment and event rental industry in North America is expected to finish the year with total revenue up 5.35 percent to $61.56 billion, the…

Doosan Bobcat To Increase Manufacturing Footprint with $26 Million Expansion at its Litchfield, Minn. Facility
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Doosan Bobcat To Increase Manufacturing Footprint with $26 Million Expansion at its Litchfield, Minn. Facility

Doosan Bobcat, a global leader in the compact equipment industry, today announced plans for a $26 million expansion of its Litchfield, Minn. manufacturing facility. The…

Lower Mortgage Rates Push Housing Affordability to Highest Level in Three Years, Says NAHB
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Lower Mortgage Rates Push Housing Affordability to Highest Level in Three Years, Says NAHB

With mortgage rates at a three-year low and a healthy job market, housing affordability rose to its highest level in three years in the third…

Construction Input Prices Unchanged in October, Says ABC
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Construction Input Prices Unchanged in October, Says ABC

Construction input prices remained unchanged on a monthly basis in October but are down 2.2% year-over-year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of…

JCB Launches Employee Veterans Club in North America
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JCB Launches Employee Veterans Club in North America

This Veterans Day, JCB North America launched its new Veterans Club to recognize and support JCB employees who have served, or who currently serve, in…

AEM Discusses the New World of Veteran Recruitment
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AEM Discusses the New World of Veteran Recruitment

Are you tired yet of pulling from the same employment pool? If the answer is yes, then you are ready to explore the new world…

Nonresidential Construction Continues to Add Jobs, Says ABC
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Nonresidential Construction Continues to Add Jobs, Says ABC

The construction industry added 10,000 net new jobs in October, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released by the U.S. Bureau…

Renting Trench Shoring and Shielding Equipment
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Renting Trench Shoring and Shielding Equipment

Excavation projects by definition are dangerous operations that require caution and planning, especially when the excavation is intended to create a work space for personnel…

New Trimble R12 GNSS Receiver Boosts Surveying Performance
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New Trimble R12 GNSS Receiver Boosts Surveying Performance

Trimble recently introduced the Trimble R12 GNSS receiver, a high-performance Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) surveying solution. Powered by an all new Real Time Kinematic…

Texas Contractor Wins the 2019 Vermeer Mini 500 Sweepstakes
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Texas Contractor Wins the 2019 Vermeer Mini 500 Sweepstakes

Douglas Bonilla from Dallas, Texas, is the winner of the 2019 Vermeer Mini 500 Sweepstakes. Bonilla will receive a free one-year membership with the National…

55+ Housing Market Ticks Back Up to Record High, Says NAHB
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55+ Housing Market Ticks Back Up to Record High, Says NAHB

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market rose one point in the third quarter of 2019, returning to its record-high reading of 72, according…

Construction Employment Rises in October but Spending Drops in Latest 12 Months
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Construction Employment Rises in October but Spending Drops in Latest 12 Months

Construction employment increased by 10,000 jobs in October and by 148,000, or 2.0 percent, over the past 12 months, while construction spending decreased by 2.0…

Snow Thrower Usage: Keep Safety in Mind This Winter, Get Ready Before the Snow Flies
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Snow Thrower Usage: Keep Safety in Mind This Winter, Get Ready Before the Snow Flies

In an unusually early winter season, large sections of the country have already experienced snow, ice and inclement weather, and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute…

CASE Sponsors, Featured in “Military Makeover” Television Series
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CASE Sponsors, Featured in “Military Makeover” Television Series

CASE Construction Equipment sponsored and participated in the latest season of the Lifetime Network show “Military Makeover”, which debuts on November 8th, 2019 (set your…

GDP Growth Expands Despite Reduction in Nonresidental Investment, Says ABC
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GDP Growth Expands Despite Reduction in Nonresidental Investment, Says ABC

The U.S. economy expanded at an annualized rate of 1.9% in the third quarter of 2019 despite contracting levels of nonresidential investment, according to an…

Epiroc Introduces My Epiroc Fleet Management Solution
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Epiroc Introduces My Epiroc Fleet Management Solution

Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, has introduced My Epiroc, a new digital fleet management solution. The platform is available…