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Rounding up the best: 7 skid steer models
We spotlight the newest earthmovers from the biggest manufacturers
Dodge Data, Viewpoint predict construction rebound in 2021 and beyond
Despite challenges, the industry outlook is mostly positive with the addition of new technology and strategies
Bipartisan proposal gives highway funding 34% boost
U.S. lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are working on new surface transportation reauthorization bill worth historic high of $305 billion
Investing in construction’s future: ABC members put $1.3 billion into workforce education in 2020
500,000 course attendees received craft, leadership and safety education to advance their commercial and industrial careers
Buttigieg reverses Trump decision, reinstates local hiring program
State and local agencies receiving federal funds can impose local hiring preferences, such as those favoring veterans, minorities and low-income workers
Sales up sharply for John Deere
Second quarter sales up by over a third for John Deere’s construction division
Komatsu introduces electric and remote-controlled concept mini excavator
Manufacturer has announced concept machine, which is fully electric and operated by remote control
SmartEquip launches e-Commerce solutions to owners of mixed fleets
New e-Commerce Store and e-Commerce Support programs aimed at equipment owners of multiple brands
ARA forecasts equipment rental recovery, pins hopes on infrastructure funding
Rental revenue expected to exceed peak totals in 2022 despite lag in nonresidential construction
A new wave of earthmoving technologies and practices
Soil Connect, K-Tec partner to promote responsible, efficient strategies for earthmoving industry
Trimble’s new GuidEx system helps operators navigate their equipment
Contractors can increase efficiency, awareness with comprehensive local machine data logging
Did your favorite brand of equipment make the top 10?
Annual ranking of leading construction equipment manufacturers reveals sales declined in 2020, but the result is surprisingly positive
Construction backlog increases to 7.9 months in April
West and South regions of U.S. report highest backlog figures as industry continues recovery
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says infrastructure is ‘national security issue’
Colonial Pipeline shutdown is ‘wake-up call’ to all critical infrastructure companies
Cat’s new wheel loaders loaded with expanded tech platform
980 XE, 982 XE models come with a continuous variable transmission that improves fuel efficiencies by up to 35%
Construction job growth flattens in April
Unemployment improves from 8.6% to 7.7%, but industry still below pre-Covid levels
Doosan Infracore completes first battery pack prototype
Maker of construction machinery, including Bobcat compact equipment, accelerates its battery pack and electrified products business
Withdrawal of independent contractor rule could hurt construction
The U.S. Department of Labor rescinds Trump-era measure meant to make it easier to classify workers as independent contractors 
Caterpillar surpasses 3 billion tonnes hauled autonomously
Cat Command for Hauling used in wide range of commodities across a growing number of haul truck class sizes
Kiewit awarded $1.6-billion contract for Texas high-speed rail
Contract focuses on electrical systems for what will be the first high-speed rail line in the U.S.
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