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Why are women in construction at a record high?
Females represent half of the population but still only 14% of the construction workforce, leaving plenty of hiring potential for innovative construction firms
Bechtel tapped to build largest private-sector investment ever in Ohio
Building a new Intel semiconductor factory near Columbus joins a surge in U.S. chip fabricating spurred by August’s CHIPS Act
Two leading construction-economy indicators just abruptly turned south
Architecture billings and nonresidential contractor backlog both showed their first recent weakening but it’s not all bad news
Genie founder ‘Bud’ Bushnell named to AEM Hall of Fame
A pioneer in the advancement of mobile elevating work platforms, Bushnell was an imaginative inventor and a leader in promoting safety while working at height
Merging Southwest Cat dealerships suggest consolidation season is upon us
Caterpillar dealer consolidation marches on, as Empire Southwest is expected to close its purchase of Cashman Equipment by year’s end
New products and services announced at Trimble Dimensions
Trimble Construction Cloud, powered by Microsoft Azure, is one of several noteworthy introductions made during the annual user conference
United Rentals to buy Ahern Rentals for $2 billion
Expected to close before the end of the year, the deal will add 106 locations and $890 million in annual revenue to United’s portfolio
Volvo invests in e-hauler production, innovation
Volvo Construction Equipment plans nearly $37 million in facilities, automation and ergonomics upgrades to its articulated-hauler factory to allow for ‘a more sustainable construction future’
Most Illinois voters support ‘Worker’s Rights’ amendment
With 90% of Illinois votes counted, a ballot measure guaranteeing workers’ right to collective bargaining was closing in on the needed approval votes
New flat-free Michelin Tweel UTV carries heavier loads
Design of the new-generation airless radial tire/wheel overcomes previous load and speed limits for better work-vehicle performance
World’s first underground structure built by robots
Technology company HyperTunnel revealed the world’s first entirely robot-constructed underground structure, built at its R&D facility in the UK
Gilbane and Turner to build another new NFL stadium
The two contractors have built more than 5.5 million square feet together over more than 25 years
Topcon to replace RL-SV lasers with versatile new RL-HV2S
The new RL-HV2S is capable of horizontal, vertical, single, or dual-slope applications and can be controlled and calibrated from a smartphone
Disputes cost $100 million per capital construction project
Crux Insight Report predicts Covid’s lingering impact of construction-claim disputes on costs and schedules
Trimble advances paver autonomy with steering and screed width control
Trimble Roadworks 2.10 automatically steers Vögele asphalt pavers and controls screed width to match the 3D design
Construction spending surprises with a September rebound
The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates yet again this week in an effort to cool inflation through dampening consumer demand
The Home Depot launches jobseeker platform for skilled trades
The Path to Pro Network aims to connect skilled tradespeople to hiring trades professionals in the construction and home improvement industries
7 high-flow attachments for your equipment
Hydraulic attachments help you get the job done by adding onto construction equipment you already have
VIDEO: Bobcat introduces light compaction line
Nine machines - including rammers, forward and reversible plates and a trench compactor - are designed to meet the needs of construction, road work and landscaping pros
Interview: Cooperation in standardizing charging tech is key to electric adoption
Wacker Neuson exec says equipment manufacturers need to work together on charging technology to achieve widespread acceptance with consumers
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