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Top 10 major upcoming Northeast construction projects
Biggest jobs are nearly all infrastructure projects which have a combined total value of $132.7 billion
4 tips for finding the right skilled trades job in construction
Recent grads have 119,000 new skilled trade jobs in the past month alone to choose from
OSHA appoints ABC’s Sizemore, 14 others to administer construction safety
Advisory committee will set standards and policies for health and safety for next two years
JCB pursues development of hydrogen engine
Equipment manufacturer stated hydrogen offers a more cost-effective, less-complex means of achieving lower carbon emissions than battery-powered alternatives
Both sides inch closer as GOP offers $928 billion for infrastructure
Republicans and Democrats negotiate, demonstrating mutual commitment to investing in the nation’s transportation system
Where are the worst highway freight bottlenecks in the U.S.?
Federal Highway Administration data shows U.S. economy lost over $42 billion in 2019 due to traffic congestion and delays, highlighting the need for investment in infrastructure
John Deere celebrates 50 years of backhoe-loaders
Manufacturer working on electric backhoe concept as it looks to the future
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
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