Dealer Watch: LiuGong North America Adds Easton in New Mexico
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Dealer Watch: LiuGong North America Adds Easton in New Mexico

Easton Sales and Rentals, an earth-moving and heavy equipment rental firm in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was recently appointed as the LiuGong and Dressta equipment dealer…

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

Construction input prices rose 2.2% in June, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data….

Construction Industry Adds 158,000 Workers in June But Infrastructure Jobs Decline, Says AGC
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Construction Industry Adds 158,000 Workers in June But Infrastructure Jobs Decline, Says AGC

Gains in June are Concentrated in Homebuilding as State and Local Governments Postpone or Cancel Roads and Other Projects in Face of Looming Budget Deficits;…

Dealer Watch: Takeuchi Announces New Dealer in Columbia, Missouri
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Dealer Watch: Takeuchi Announces New Dealer in Columbia, Missouri

Takeuchi-US, an innovative global leader in compact equipment, has introduced EquipmentShare as a new dealer. Located in Columbia, Missouri they will be selling the full…

Learn How to Build a Strong Relationship with Your Rental Partner
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Learn How to Build a Strong Relationship with Your Rental Partner

Not to be the bearer of bad news, but sometimes you can’t have it all. That’s especially true with equipment. Whether it’s the capital to…

Terramac Offers Zero Percent Financing Option
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Terramac Offers Zero Percent Financing Option

Terramac, a leading manufacturer of innovative rubber track crawler carriers, is pleased to launch a new 0% financing program for a limited time to assist…

Sunbelt Rentals Adjusts Operations for COVID-19
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Sunbelt Rentals Adjusts Operations for COVID-19

Sunbelt Rentals, North America’s premier equipment rental company, continues to adjust and adapt its operations to protect customers and team members during COVID-19. Some new…

Nonresidential Construction Has Recovered 56% of Jobs Lost Since March Employment Report, Says ABC
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Nonresidential Construction Has Recovered 56% of Jobs Lost Since March Employment Report, Says ABC

The construction industry added 158,000 jobs on net in June, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released by the U.S. Bureau…

Dealer Watch: Atlantic Industrial Equipment Joins LiuGong Canada Network
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Dealer Watch: Atlantic Industrial Equipment Joins LiuGong Canada Network

Michel Marchand, Vice President of LiuGong Canada, has announced Atlantic Industrial Equipment LG as its newest member in the LiuGong North America family of dealers….

CE Conversations: Let’s Learn How to Rent Equipment During the COVID-19 Pandemic with ARA
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CE Conversations: Let’s Learn How to Rent Equipment During the COVID-19 Pandemic with ARA

Here comes another chapter in our Compact Equipment Conversations video series. With our Digital Rental Guide launching this week, publisher Keith Gribbins took the opportunity…

NUCA Applauds House Passage of H.R. 2 And Its Increased Infrastructure Funding
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NUCA Applauds House Passage of H.R. 2 And Its Increased Infrastructure Funding

The chief executive officer of the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA), Doug Carlson, issued the following statement in reaction to the U.S. House passage of…

Happy July 4th! A Day Early…Be Safe Out There.
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Happy July 4th! A Day Early…Be Safe Out There.

CE readers! Our mothership, Benjamin Media Inc., will be closed for the 3rd of July, so our families and friends can celebrate everything American. So,…

Caterpillar Employees and Retirees Add $2.5M to COVID-19 Response Effort, Totaling $10M (Time for a Slow Clap)
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Caterpillar Employees and Retirees Add $2.5M to COVID-19 Response Effort, Totaling $10M (Time for a Slow Clap)

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Caterpillar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Caterpillar Inc., originally announced a commitment of $8.5 million to support global…

Construction Spending Declines 2.1% in May as Drop in Private Work Outweighs Public Pickup, Says AGC
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Construction Spending Declines 2.1% in May as Drop in Private Work Outweighs Public Pickup, Says AGC

Federal Infrastructure Measure Can Help Offset Private-Sector Demand that is Likely to Remain Below Pre-Coronavirus Levels amid Economic Uncertainty, While State and Local Budgets Also…

When Should You Repair, Rebuild or Replace Equipment?
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When Should You Repair, Rebuild or Replace Equipment?

Equipment costs are a significant expense for every construction company. And despite the strength and durability of heavy construction equipment, harsh working conditions will eventually…

Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls Modestly in May, Says ABC
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Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls Modestly in May, Says ABC

National nonresidential construction spending declined 0.9% in May, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published by the U.S. Census Bureau. On…

OSHA: Important Protections for Working Safely in Summer Heat
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OSHA: Important Protections for Working Safely in Summer Heat

Throughout much of the U.S., high temperatures and humidity in the summer season can create hot and hazardous working conditions, both outdoors and indoors. The…

AGC: 329 Metro Areas Added Construction Jobs in May, New Survey Results Highlight Dangers Many Workers Face in Highway Work Zones
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AGC: 329 Metro Areas Added Construction Jobs in May, New Survey Results Highlight Dangers Many Workers Face in Highway Work Zones

New Survey by the Associated General Contractors of America and HCSS Catalogs Work Zone Risks for Motorists and Workers as Construction Activity Increases Amid Growing…

Quick Q&A: We Discuss Economy Grade Control Systems and Trimble Earthworks GO! with John Boss
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Quick Q&A: We Discuss Economy Grade Control Systems and Trimble Earthworks GO! with John Boss

At CONEXPO-CON/AGG in March, Trimble announced its Earthworks Grade Control Platform version 2.0 with a slew of groundbreaking new features. I did a CE Conversations…

Cemen Tech Wins Manufacturing Technology Company of the Year in Iowa
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Cemen Tech Wins Manufacturing Technology Company of the Year in Iowa

The Technology Association of Iowa Announces The Prometheus Award for Manufacturing Technology Company of the Year Cemen Tech, the world’s largest volumetric concrete mixer manufacturer,…