Las Vegas, NV | March 14-18, 2023
Equipment spotlight: Wacker Neuson’s 5055 compact wheel loader
Offering easy maneuverability and smooth handling, this compact model can handle increased payloads
Aquajet takes hydrodemolition to next level with 750V Aqua Cutter
Patented ‘Infinity’ oscillation moves water jet in figure 8 pattern, removing more concrete in a single pass and leaving what the company said is an ideal bonding surface
Concrete that powers equipment? Yes, really
Researchers at Purdue University are testing ideas that could put concrete at the center of the world’s transition to net-zero
Hitachi reorganization leads to sale of controlling share of construction equipment business
Japanese trading company Itochu and private equity firm Japan International Partners together now own 26% of the world’s seventh largest construction equipment manufacturer
How do you compare? Surveyed contractors say they expect a strong 2022
Construction firms indicated they expect to add workers this year due to increasing demand for projects, despite ongoing supply chain and worker challenges
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Management
Bottom line: Large companies must comply with OSHA’s Covid-19 ETS... for now
The U.S. Supreme Court has not yet ruled on the Emergency Temporary Standard, but it remains in effect for companies with 100 or more employees
Special report: 2022 construction forecast shows reason to invest
Challenges to the economy and construction remain, but contractors can feel confident in putting their money behind more people and new equipment
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 
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Equipment
It’s a good time to hit the road
Strong demand for new projects, coupled with increasingly advanced equipment and technology, spells growth for the roadbuilding sector
ASV offers branded attachments available through its dealers
ASV-branded attachments include a full range of buckets, pallet forks, grapples and brush mowers, with each attachment type available for every machine in ASV’s lineup
LBX Introduces three new ‘Heavy Duty’ excavators
Models 210 X4 HD, 250 X4 HD and 300 X4 HD are designed for tough applications like demolition, land clearing, heavy-duty excavating and pipeline work.
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Technology
Bobcat’s all-electric T7X available in rental fleets this year
Just in are more details about the first-ever machine of its kind which has half the parts and three times the torque as traditional loaders
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?
Bobcat unveils world’s first all-electric compact track loader
The Bobcat T7X was revealed at CES 2022 in Las Vegas, where Sunbelt Rentals pledged its commitment to bringing the new technology to its customers across North America
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Projects
VIDEO: Historic North Dakota bridge demolished
Veit & Company began demolition in late 2020, ultimately removing the bridge superstructure and piers, enforcing environmental protection and salvaging a portion of the bridge for reuse
Construction underway for Sacred Heart University’s new arena
Crews placed the $70 million project’s final steel beam last week, seven months after the official groundbreaking
Will California’s high-speed train project create more construction jobs?
Despite a new infrastructure bill being signed into law, high-speed rail projects remain a low priority while thousands of jobs hang in the balance
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