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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
Applications due in May for $2.9 billion in shovel-ready projects
Grants are part of $1.2-trillion infrastructure bill and intended for highway, bridge, freight, port and public transit expansions and repairs
Ford reveals battery range of new electric F-150 Lightning
The buzz around the totally electric truck has generated over 200,000 preorders to date, but only time will tell how buyers in the construction industry will respond 
Leica’s new AP20 AutoPole designed for accuracy in autonomous workflows
The total pole station utilizes new software that ensures the correct mark is targeted and the height measured is accurate
Bobcat to open two new parts distribution centers for quicker order-to-delivery times
New facilities in Atlanta and Reno are anticipated to become operational by the fourth quarter of 2022
Equipment sales soar to record high
Construction equipment sales in North America grew 23% last year, a record high for the American and Canadian market
Robotic lifts lend a helping hand when labor is scarce
JLG’s Rob Messina talks about the company’s development of remote-controlled and autonomous access equipment
Kiewit charged with $60-million California bridge demolition
The Gerald Desmond Bridge in Long Beach, California has been eplaced by a longer, wider and higher bridge: the Long Beach International Gateway
Electric pickup trucks have the most impact on greenhouse gases
New study by Ford and University of Michigan finds greater greenhouse gas reductions for electric pickups than for lighter-duty vehicles
Construction sees biggest wage hike in 40 years
Despite the good news, the number of unemployed jobseekers with construction experience shrunk by 26% over the past year
Construction camp for girls aims to revolutionize the industry
The future of this traditonally male-dominated industry is being shaped by the ‘Let’s Build’ Construction Camp for Girls
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