Las Vegas, NV | March 14-18, 2023
Volvo CE to showcase machines and services to help contractors succeed at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023
Attendees can expect to see Volvo’s lineup of electric construction equipment, as well as more opportunities to hop in and operate machines than ever before
Six new backhoe loaders lead a surprisingly diverse field of features
Recent backhoe loader updates include the full range of exhaust technologies, pilot hydraulics and electro-hydraulic controls, a diesel-electric hybrid and a super-skid-steer/backhoe mashup
VIDEO: Mike Rowe tackles the ‘hardest job in contruction’
Compliments of Discovery Plus, watch as Mike Rowe teams up with rod busters in the building of the Bayside Bridge in Pinellas County, FL
Texas DOT implements digital delivery initiative for new bridge projects
The new program will help Texas maintain and improve its more than 80,000 centerline miles of highway, the largest highway system in the U.S.
Construction employment climbs in June, but record number of unfilled positions remain
The number of jobseekers with construction experience plunged to a record low as demand for projects is outpacing the supply of workers
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Management
Rent, lease or buy a skid steer? Here’s how to decide
Determining the best strategy for acquiring equipment involves a lot of variables, including your day-to-day needs as well as your financial wherewithal 
When to start using new technology on a job site
Digital transformation is happening and the benefits are many, but when is the right time to introduce a new technology?
How to attract new workers with just an attitude reset
A recent global poll conducted by Gallup reveals that out of the world’s one billion full-time workers, only 15% of them are engaged at work
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Equipment
VIDEO: The worst excavator recovery in one man’s career
See what happens when YouTuber LetsDig18 rescues a rented XCMG excavator from the depths of a muddy pond excavation project
OSHA’s here, now what?
Lynn Ladder & Scaffolding Company’s president, Alan D. Kline, relays personal experience in his tips about what to do when OSHA pays a visit
Rigid vs. articulated dump trucks: Choosing the right fit for the job and conditions
Volvo CE product manager discusses differences in maneuverability, total cost of ownership
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Technology
Komatsu Smart Construction Retrofit kits offer entry-level 3D guidance
Available on most Komatsu excavators, the low-cost guidance kit gives operators in the field and managers in the office access to 3D design and payload data 
Construction technology coming to your job site in 2022
What seemed out of this world just a few years ago is quickly becoming commonplace. What can you expect to see on your jobs in the next year and beyond?
Three contractors explain the why and how of machine control
CONEXPO-CON/AGG Tech Talks examine considerations involved in the decision to invest in machine control for construction fleets
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Projects
VIDEO: DH Griffin demolishes University of Alabama residence hall
The North Carolina-based demolition contractor used 500 lbs of dynamite to implode Tutwiler Hall, making way for a new version of the building that will house 1,300 students
United Rentals partners with Turner on data center construction
The world’s largest rental chain will provide electric Ford F-150 pickups, as well as zero-emission equipment, to minimize environmental impact of a megaproject for Meta, formerly Facebook
California High-Speed Rail gets $4.2 billion in new money
Connecting Merced and Bakersfield, the project is expected to cost $113 billion and has reportedly so far created some 5,500 construction jobs, with more to come
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