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Department of Labor asks for more OSHA investigators
OSHA among federal protection agencies proposed to receive additional funding to improve response to a rising caseload 
Construction unemployment rates improve in 45 states from a year ago
Although not yet at pre-pandemic levels, the data is encouraging and shows the construction economy’s rebound
Interview: Kari Taylor of Ritchie Bros. talks booming equipment auctions market
With the company’s largest-ever, sinlge-owner auction for Barrileaux Inc. is a month away, the sector is experiencing ‘unprecedented demand’ and strong pricing
Doosan Bobcat execs break ground on $70M manufacturing campus in North Carolina
New 600,000-square-foot Statesville addition will double the facility’s footprint and increase production capacity
Kiewit completes 12-year major roadway project in Texas
Construction work on the $1.5 billion Dallas-Fort Worth Connector project began back in 2009
Construction software platform aims to make contractors more efficient
Assignar announces integration with Acumatica to improve workflows between the field and office
Construction confidence, demand high amid lost jobs on net, rising input prices
During a Q2 economic update webinar, Dr. Anirban Basu discussed construction’s current issues and possible solutions
New sustainable cement mix could transform construction
AEEE’s Ultra High Performance Concrete mix combines strength and sustainability
EquipmentShare’s to launch new T3 fleet management system
By securing $230 million in funding, the company’s telematics solutions will drive domestic expansion
Civil contractors know there’s work in the pipeline, but who will do it?
Study by Dodge Data & Analytics suggests there’s healthy optimism for the near future, but success hinges on workforce development and construction tech
3 ways to capitalize on government contracts
The American Jobs Plan could create a flood of contracts and millions of jobs in construction if contractors take the right approach   
Construction loses 7,000 jobs on net, sees input prices rise 2.8% in June
Despite setbacks, industry has recovered 875,000 (78.6%) of jobs lost during early stages of Covid-19 pandemic
John Deere, Mobile Track Solutions ink master supply agreement for towed scrapers
The equipment, with more than 27 cubic yards of capacity, will be distributed through Deere’s construction and agriculture equipment dealer networks
Terex Utilities Service School provides hands-on training for technicians
During the three-day event, participants learns about specific aerial devices, digger derricks, maintenance and inspections
North America’s largest demolition robot helps New York firm get the job done
Brokk’s 800S packs the power of a machine three times its size while working in urban environments, confined spaces
Researchers develop autonomous excavator system that’s ‘closely equivalent’ to human performance
The project is among the first uncrewed excavation systems to be deployed in real-world scenarios and continuously operating for over 24 hours
VIDEO: Chevy Silverado gets dirty with ZR2 package in 2022
The flagship work truck gets a sporty treatment option that puts it head to head with Ford F-150 Tremor and Ram 1500 Rebel
Falling lumber prices are good news for construction... and the economy
Increasing supply combined with easing demand means contractors might be able to bring their bids in line with more realistic materials costs
Doosan Bobcat adds forklifts subsidiary
The $661 million acquisition of the Georgia-based Doosan Industrial Vehicles likely means stronger dealer networks for the international manufacturer
AMECO seeks a broader customer base in North America
Diversified from Fluor Corp., the equipment rental and sales giant is targeting new mid- to large-scale construction and maintenance projects
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