February Construction Unemployment Rates Down in 37 States Year Over Year, Says ABC
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February Construction Unemployment Rates Down in 37 States Year Over Year, Says ABC

Estimated February not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 37 states, rose in 12 states and were unchanged in one state (Texas)…

John Deere Begins Production of Protective Face Shields for Health Care Workers
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John Deere Begins Production of Protective Face Shields for Health Care Workers

John Deere, in collaboration with the UAW, the Iowa Department of Homeland Security and the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association, has joined a number of organizations and…

New Trump Administration Guidance Now Allows Firms with 500 or Fewer Employees to Qualify for Paycheck Protection Program Loans
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New Trump Administration Guidance Now Allows Firms with 500 or Fewer Employees to Qualify for Paycheck Protection Program Loans

Associated General Contractors of America Secures Fix to Loan Qualifications After Alerting Administration Officials to Small Business Administration Language that Excluded Many Firms The Associated…

Dealer Watch: Bobcat Company Introduces New Authorized Dealer in Clarion, Pennsylvania
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Dealer Watch: Bobcat Company Introduces New Authorized Dealer in Clarion, Pennsylvania

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

Cat Introduces Next Generation Dozers: D1, D2 and D3
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Cat Introduces Next Generation Dozers: D1, D2 and D3

Building on the same base machine platform as their successful predecessors, the new Cat D1, D2 and D3 Next Generation small dozers feature styling changes,…

Felling Trailers Inc. Announces Beneficiary of 2020 Trailer for a Cause
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Felling Trailers Inc. Announces Beneficiary of 2020 Trailer for a Cause

Felling Trailers will be hosting its eighth annual Trailer for a Cause online auction of an FT-3 Utility trailer to benefit a nonprofit organization. Felling…

Dealer Watch: Warrior Machinery, New LiuGong and Dressta Dealer in Los Angeles, to Open Soon
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Dealer Watch: Warrior Machinery, New LiuGong and Dressta Dealer in Los Angeles, to Open Soon

LiuGong North America is delighted to announce that Warrior Machinery will serve as its exclusive dealer in the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. Warrior Machinery…

GSSI Releases PaveScan RDM 2.0 Asphalt Density Assessment Tool
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GSSI Releases PaveScan RDM 2.0 Asphalt Density Assessment Tool

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, announces PaveScan RDM 2.0 — an innovative asphalt density assessment tool that provides accurate…

NAHB: Here’s What Building 1,000 Homes Means to the U.S. Economy
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NAHB: Here’s What Building 1,000 Homes Means to the U.S. Economy

A new study from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) shows that housing stands poised to lead the economic rebound once social distancing and…

COVID-19 Cuts Nonresidential Construction Employment in March, Says ABC
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COVID-19 Cuts Nonresidential Construction Employment in March, Says ABC

Construction industry employment declined by 29,000 in March, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor…

Dealer Watch: ALLU Group Inc. Announces ECA Canada Company as Its New Dealer for Ontario
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Dealer Watch: ALLU Group Inc. Announces ECA Canada Company as Its New Dealer for Ontario

ALLU Group Inc. is pleased to announce ECA Canada Company, based in Toronto, as its newest dealer for the full line of ALLU Transformer material…

Dealer Watch: Bobcat Company Introduces New Authorized Dealer in Honesdale, Pennsylvania
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Dealer Watch: Bobcat Company Introduces New Authorized Dealer in Honesdale, Pennsylvania

Bobcat Company has expanded its dealer network with the addition of Bobcat of Wayne County as an authorized new and used sales, service and parts…

U.S. Department Of Labor Announces New Paid Sick Leave And Expanded Family and Medical Leave Implementation
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U.S. Department Of Labor Announces New Paid Sick Leave And Expanded Family and Medical Leave Implementation

The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced new action regarding how American workers and employers will benefit from the protections and relief offered by the…

AGC: February Rise In Construction Outlays Contrasts with Pandemic-Driven Collapse In March As Owners and the Government Shut Down Projects
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AGC: February Rise In Construction Outlays Contrasts with Pandemic-Driven Collapse In March As Owners and the Government Shut Down Projects

Survey Finds Contractors Face Shortages of Materials and Workers, Delivery Delays and Cancellations; Association Officials Urge Additional Measures to Help Workers, Firms and the Economy…

February’s Construction Spending Decline Indicates What’s to Come, Says ABC
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February’s Construction Spending Decline Indicates What’s to Come, Says ABC

National nonresidential construction spending fell 1.8% in February, but is up 2.5% compared to the same time last year, according to an Associated Builders and…

Dealer Watch: H&E Opens New Branch in North Raleigh, NC
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Dealer Watch: H&E Opens New Branch in North Raleigh, NC

H&E Equipment Services Inc. recently announced the opening of a new branch in Wake Forest, N.C., serving the North Raleigh market. The new location is…

Vermeer Launches New Cutting System with Improved Tooth Design for Stump Cutters
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Vermeer Launches New Cutting System with Improved Tooth Design for Stump Cutters

Vermeer is enhancing its stump cutter product line with the introduction of the patent-pending Vermeer cutting system (VCS). The VCS incorporates a new tooth design…

New Department of Homeland Security Guidance Clarifies Construction’s Role in Supporting Essential Critical Infrastructure, Via AGC
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New Department of Homeland Security Guidance Clarifies Construction’s Role in Supporting Essential Critical Infrastructure, Via AGC

Construction Officials Say New Federal Guidance Should Signal to State and Local Officials the Need to Allow Construction Activity to Continue, or Resume, During Coronavirus-Related…

JCB’s UK Factory Joins Global Call to Action Over Ventilator Shortage
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JCB’s UK Factory Joins Global Call to Action Over Ventilator Shortage

JCB in the United Kingdom is poised to re-start production at a factory closed as a result of the Coronavirus crisis in order to join…

Sharp Jump in Owners Canceling Or Delaying Construction Projects Across The Country, Says New AGC Survey
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Sharp Jump in Owners Canceling Or Delaying Construction Projects Across The Country, Says New AGC Survey

After 42 States Added Jobs in February, Coronavirus is Taking a Swift and Severe Toll on the Industry, Prompting Association Officials to Call for Additional…