U.S. Department of Labor Issues FAQ Confirming N95 Respirators Protect Against the Coronavirus

U.S. Department of Labor Issues FAQ Confirming N95 Respirators Protect Against the Coronavirus

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on how N95 respirators effectively…

AEM Voice of Customer Survey: Looking at COVID-19’s Impact on Construction, Utility Sector Workforce

AEM Voice of Customer Survey: Looking at COVID-19’s Impact on Construction, Utility Sector Workforce

By Megan Tanel, AEM’s Senior Vice President of Construction and Utility Sector We’re now six months into what can best be described as a “COVID…

Watch: This Bobcat Pressure Washer Attachment Can Probably Clean Up that Mess You Made this Week

Watch: This Bobcat Pressure Washer Attachment Can Probably Clean Up that Mess You Made this Week

There is an attachment for just about everything. Vacuum lifts. Topsoil screeners. Ejector buckets. Sod rollers. Barbwire spoolers. Crocodile wranglers. Ok, maybe that last one’s…

Coronavirus Has Caused Significant Construction Project Delays and Cancellations, Yet Demand for Skilled Labor Is High, New Survey Finds

Coronavirus Has Caused Significant Construction Project Delays and Cancellations, Yet Demand for Skilled Labor Is High, New Survey Finds

The coronavirus has harmed the construction industry, prompting project delays and cancellations, layoffs and furloughs, yet it remains difficult for a majority of firms to…

Irdeto Launches COVID-19-Compliant Solution for Construction Equipment Operators

Irdeto Launches COVID-19-Compliant Solution for Construction Equipment Operators

Irdeto recently launched a contactless renting and rules enforcement engine to address COVID-19 government guidance measures handed down to construction equipment operators. First-to-market, Irdeto’s Keystone…

Construction Employment Declines from June to July in 26 States and D.C. as Projects Are Canceled

Construction Employment Declines from June to July in 26 States and D.C. as Projects Are Canceled

Construction employment decreased from June to July in 26 states and the District of Columbia as earlier widespread job gains gave way to more project…

United Rentals Shares Pandemic Safety Playbook for Equipment Rentals

United Rentals Shares Pandemic Safety Playbook for Equipment Rentals

COVID-19 protocols include contactless drive-up service and pre-rental and last-touch disinfecting United Rentals, Inc., the industry’s largest equipment rental provider, has shared nine key protocols…

Construction Output Drops Significantly Due to COVID-19, Says ABC

Construction Output Drops Significantly Due to COVID-19, Says ABC

The U.S. economy contracted at an annualized rate of 32.9% during the second quarter of 2020, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of…

The Xtreme Opti-Clean Cube Is a Modular Walk-Through Station Designed to Combat COVID-19 in Construction

The Xtreme Opti-Clean Cube Is a Modular Walk-Through Station Designed to Combat COVID-19 in Construction

Las Vegas-based SR Construction, a full-service design build general contractor, is leading the fight against COVID-19 with the world’s first deployment of the Xtreme Opti-Clean…

Tips for Renting Equipment During COVID-19

Tips for Renting Equipment During COVID-19

This article is compiled by Equipment Trader. For months, our nation has grappled with the coronavirus pandemic. The necessary precautions to fight off the health…

New Milwaukee Neck Gaiter Delivers All Day Comfort with Adaptable Protection

New Milwaukee Neck Gaiter Delivers All Day Comfort with Adaptable Protection

To provide users with face, head and neck protection, Milwaukee Tool is expanding its work wear lineup with the addition of a Multi-Functional Neck Gaiter….

Ritchie Bros. Makes $187,500 in Donations to Food Banks Around the World

Ritchie Bros. Makes $187,500 in Donations to Food Banks Around the World

With the massive economic impact of COVID-19, the need for full food banks is more important than ever and asset management and disposition company Ritchie…

Kioti Tractor Donates 10,000 N-95 Masks and a K9 UTV to UNC REX Healthcare

Kioti Tractor Donates 10,000 N-95 Masks and a K9 UTV to UNC REX Healthcare

Alongside a dedication to its dealers and customers, KIOTI Tractor, a division of Daedong-USA Inc., is committed to the health and wellbeing of the communities…

National Hardware Show Cancels September 2020 Event Because of Pandemic, Virtual Show in the Works

National Hardware Show Cancels September 2020 Event Because of Pandemic, Virtual Show in the Works

Over the last few months, the National Hardware Show (NHS) has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on members of the global…

Sunbelt Rentals Adjusts Operations for COVID-19

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…

2020 NATDA Trailer Show Moves to October 26-28 Because of COVID-19

2020 NATDA Trailer Show Moves to October 26-28 Because of COVID-19

To provide a safer environment for its attendees and exhibitors, the North American Trailer Dealers Association has distanced itself from the current health crisis by…

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

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…

Striking Images: Pump Experts at Tsurumi America Hold First In-Person Team Meeting After Lockdown

Striking Images: Pump Experts at Tsurumi America Hold First In-Person Team Meeting After Lockdown

Employees wore face masks and kept 6 ft of distance as they reunited at the company’s North American headquarters after nearly four months of working…

Equipment Manufacturers Are Struggling, Says AEM, Lack New Orders, Face Supply Chain Challenges and ‘Very Negative’ Outlook

Equipment Manufacturers Are Struggling, Says AEM, Lack New Orders, Face Supply Chain Challenges and ‘Very Negative’ Outlook

Also: Executives Say Federal Government Has Not Done Enough to Support the Industry The COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a toll on an industry that…

Dig This Impressive COVID-19 Street Art, Painted for Charity with the Help of a Snorkel Scissor Lift

Dig This Impressive COVID-19 Street Art, Painted for Charity with the Help of a Snorkel Scissor Lift

Snorkel, a leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms, supported renowned street artist Gent 48 in creating a COVID-19 themed mural in Birmingham, UK….