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First buyer to take delivery says all-electric Ford F-150 is ‘fast’
Michigan truck owner reports the ‘Lightning’ is just as powerful and dependable as his gas-powered pickup
Contractors respond to ‘runaway costs’ with higher bids
Recent data shows bid prices are finally on the rise following 12 consecutive months of 20% or greater increases in the cost of construction materials and services
VIDEO: What it’s like to be a heavy equipment operator
‘ThatDiggerDude’ from YouTube’s Diesel and Iron channel doesn’t sugarcoat what it’s like to work in construction... watch and find out if you agree
Caterpillar to move global headquarters to Irving, Texas
Talent attraction was cited as one reason for the move, which marks the second time the equipment manufacturer has relocated in less than five years
AEM Hall of Fame runs in the family
Just in time for Father’s Day, this year’s nominations for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers Hall of Fame are due Friday, June 17
CNH Reman’s new 24-month warranty program helps customers limit liability
Extended warranty program covers remanufactured parts for Case IH, Case Construction, New Holland Agriculture and New Holland Construction equipment
Free online tool helps contractors find infrastructure projects
McKinsey & Company has released an interactive tool to help contractors explore programs and dollars included in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law 
Turner Staffing Group aims to attract skilled workers to mining sector
Turner Mining Group launches new standalone recruiting and staffing business to meet industry need for skilled labor
Ditch Witch ride-on trencher designed for better visibility, comfort
Operators of the RT70 get a full view of the machine – from front tire to back tire and the attachment – making it easier for those with less experience to be productive
Caterpillar amplifies brand to broader audience with Major League Soccer sponsorship
U.S. soccer player DaMarcus Beasley is featured in Cat Trials 12: No Hands, as he takes on an obstacle course alongside Caterpillar autonomous machines
Beware of rising rental rates
Current economic pressure felt by many industries is working in favor of the U.S. rental market, but contractors will pay the price
New K-Tec scraper goes straight from factory to auction
Funds raised through the sale will help Habitat for Humanity build a five-bedroom bungalow for a family of eight in Rosenort, Manitoba in Canada
White House releases $110 billion in infrastructure funds
Shovel-ready infrastructure projects took a step closer to completion this week as money became available for 4,300 specific plans for construction
Tensions increase in CNH strike
More than a thousand unionized employees might lose health insurance as the conflict enters its second week
Bobcat to build new assembly plant in Rogers, Minnesota
Located at the intersection of 94 and Highway 101, the new facility is part of a plan to streamline supply efficiencies in the Midwest
Altorfer Cat kicks off next Global Operator Challenge
Palmyra, MO contractor crowned champion of the midwest Cat dealer’s event, which participants said was more challenging than ever
Salt Lake City and Jacksonville see most construction job growth
Despite increases in nearly three-fifths of metro areas, employment data ‘implies contractors wanted to hire twice as many employees as they were able to’
Construction equipment causes accidental damage to dinosaur tracks in Utah
Reports say a backhoe and other construction vehicles disrupted 112-million-year-old tracks and fossils at Mill Canyon Dinosaur Tracksite in Moab
Veteran utility contractor named ‘Ditchdigger of the Year’
National Utility Contractors Association honors a past chairman who has 40 years in construction under his belt
10 most fuel-efficient 4X4 trucks
Looking for a truck with the power, towing capacity and payload to make it on your construction job site, but don’t want to pay through the nose at the pump? Check out these rigs
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