The American Rental Association Unveils New Brand Identity (Check It Out)
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The American Rental Association Unveils New Brand Identity (Check It Out)

A new day, a new brand … Modern. Relatable. Collaborative. For the first time in more than 40 years, the American Rental Association (ARA) recently…

Winter Is Coming (Eventually), So Check Out Milwaukee Tool’s New Season of Heated Work Gear
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Winter Is Coming (Eventually), So Check Out Milwaukee Tool’s New Season of Heated Work Gear

This fall, Milwaukee Tool will kick off its ninth season of heated gear with a refreshed line of Heated Gear products. All gear will feature…

Construction Employment Increases in 263 Metros Between May 2017-18, Says AGC
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Construction Employment Increases in 263 Metros Between May 2017-18, Says AGC

Construction employment increased in 263 (73 percent) out of 358 metro areas between May 2017 and May 2018, declined in 47 (13 percent) and was…

Hitachi Construction Celebrates Grand Opening of New U.S. Corporate Headquarters
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Hitachi Construction Celebrates Grand Opening of New U.S. Corporate Headquarters

Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America Inc. (HCMA) celebrated the grand opening of their new U.S. corporate headquarters in Newnan, Georgia, with employees, local dignitaries, business…

JLG launches BIM Compatible Product Library
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JLG launches BIM Compatible Product Library

JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, recently announced it has launched a BIM…

Friday Accolades: Pennsylvania Contractor Donates $5K to Career and Technical School for Trades
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Friday Accolades: Pennsylvania Contractor Donates $5K to Career and Technical School for Trades

The Lebanon County Career and Technology Center (LCCTC) received a generous donation of $5,000 from B. R. Kreider & Son, a family-owned site management, excavating,…

Little Beaver Offers Efficient Solutions for Residential Foundation Repair
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Little Beaver Offers Efficient Solutions for Residential Foundation Repair

Little Beaver’s largest drill, the Big Beaver, offers an efficient solution for completing residential foundation repairs. The powerful rig is designed for one-person operation and…

ABC and JLG form Strategic Partnership to Advance Innovation in Construction
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ABC and JLG form Strategic Partnership to Advance Innovation in Construction

National construction trade association Associated Builders and Contractors and access equipment manufacturer JLG Industries Inc. recently announced a strategic partnership that will help solve industry challenges…

New Home Sales Rise to Highest Level This Year, Says NAHB
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New Home Sales Rise to Highest Level This Year, Says NAHB

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 6.7 percent in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 689,000 units after a downwardly revised April…

May Construction Unemployment Rates Down Year Over Year in 45 States, Says ABC
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May Construction Unemployment Rates Down Year Over Year in 45 States, Says ABC

Estimated May construction unemployment rates fell in 45 states on a year-over-year basis, rose in four states and were unchanged in one state (Alabama), according…

Epiroc Launches Marketplace Website for Used Equipment
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Epiroc Launches Marketplace Website for Used Equipment

The new Epiroc Marketplace website simplifies the process of searching for and purchasing used mining and construction equipment. Featuring a robust selection of quality pre-owned…

Chicago Pneumatic Power Technique Raises Awareness for Autism
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Chicago Pneumatic Power Technique Raises Awareness for Autism

Chicago Pneumatic Power Technique (CP) put together a 2018 campaign to raise awareness for autism. Recently, they held a check presentation ceremony in partnership with…

Friday Accolades: Steve Ferguson Named Perkins President, Ramin Younessi Appointed Caterpillar President of Energy & Transportation
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Friday Accolades: Steve Ferguson Named Perkins President, Ramin Younessi Appointed Caterpillar President of Energy & Transportation

“Steve has been delivering great results by driving lean and flexible cost-competitive component manufacturing operations at Caterpillar facilities around the world,” Younessi said. “Combined with…

Housing Starts Reach Post-Recession High in May as Permits Soften, Says NAHB
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Housing Starts Reach Post-Recession High in May as Permits Soften, Says NAHB

Total housing starts rose 5 percent in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.35 million units, according to newly released data from the…

Trimble Catalyst Now Supports GLONASS, Delivering Faster, More Accurate Positioning Performance
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Trimble Catalyst Now Supports GLONASS, Delivering Faster, More Accurate Positioning Performance

Software-Defined GNSS Receiver Makes Updates Fast and Easy Trimble recently announced that its Trimble Catalyst software-defined Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver for Android phones…

ABC’s Construction Confidence Index Surges in Q1
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ABC’s Construction Confidence Index Surges in Q1

Despite ongoing concerns regarding labor force availability and rising interest rates, and emerging concerns regarding tariffs and construction materials prices, construction contractors emerged from the…

Sigma JCB Joins JCB’s Growing North American Dealer Network
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Sigma JCB Joins JCB’s Growing North American Dealer Network

New dealership in Miami to sell, rent and service new and used JCB construction equipment to customers throughout South Florida JCB’s North American dealer network…

Builder Confidence Slips Two Points as Lumber Prices Soar, Says NAHB
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Builder Confidence Slips Two Points as Lumber Prices Soar, Says NAHB

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes fell two points to 68 in June on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing…

Epiroc Becomes Fully Independent Company from Atlas Copco Group
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Epiroc Becomes Fully Independent Company from Atlas Copco Group

The shares of Epiroc AB, a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, have started trading on Nasdaq Stockholm in Sweden….

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Remains Elevated in First Quarter of 2018
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ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Remains Elevated in First Quarter of 2018

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) reports that its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) contracted to 8.8 months during the first quarter of 2018, down 9 percent…