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How to attract more young people to construction
The building trades are a solid career choice for those entering the work world, but the message is getting lost in the absence of effective education and mentorship programs
5 ways to increase used equipment resale values
It’s simple but true - making sure machines physically look good, are clean and in work-ready condition can go a long way toward increasing your resale value 
Will proposed project labor agreement rule help or hurt construction?
Industry leaders speak out against recent progress toward President Biden’s executive order requiring federal construction contracts over $35 million to be subjected to PLAs
Benefits of Equipment Management Specialist certification
A maintenance equipment manager with Waste Management relates how certification helped her and her team see their role in the big picture
Rent, lease or buy a skid steer? Here’s how to decide
Determining the best strategy for acquiring equipment involves a lot of variables, including your day-to-day needs as well as your financial wherewithal 
When to start using new technology on a job site
Digital transformation is happening and the benefits are many, but when is the right time to introduce a new technology?
How to attract new workers with just an attitude reset
A recent global poll conducted by Gallup reveals that out of the world’s one billion full-time workers, only 15% of them are engaged at work
10 traits of effective supervisors
Cultivating a sound set of leadership qualities can make the difference between building a productive and successful team environment and a toxic workplace
11 reasons e-commerce is coming for construction
Studies show contractors are no different from other consumers when it comes appreciating the benefits of online shopping... do you agree?
5 tips to help you avoid construction disputes
Disputes cost the industry millions every year, putting ill-prepared contractors out of business, but with the right tools you can steer clear of mistakes and misunderstandings 
5 reasons Job Order Contracting might be the project delivery method for you
Public sector construction management professionals stand to achieve greater efficiencies in their projects by moving beyond traditional procurement methods
Picturing a better way to capture construction equipment inspections
The days of paper checklists and scribbled notes are over, smartphones have the power to revolutionize daily walkarounds
Caterpillar expands service replacement engine program
Cat offers a broad range of replacement engines for equipment using engines up to a Cat C7.1, or 320 horsepower
John Deere’s 2022 ‘Own It’ Low Monthly Payment program now includes more machines
The program is available for a variety of compact and midsize equipment models, including select backhoe-loaders for the first time
Wisconsin solar panel installer credits success to adaptability and the right equipment mix
Arch Electric uses a wide range of compact equipment to serve a growing demand for solar energy in a northern climate ruled by extremes
Want to increase your ROI? Consider fleet management certification
The right training is key to creating efficiencies and elevating asset managers into increasingly valuable roles in their organizations
‘Crowdsource’ your daily log for a clearer picture of what’s happening on site
Digitizing check-in procedures can help contractors get an accurate read on what’s really happening on their job sites, as well as help measure project profitability
6 objectives for improving workforce development
Here are six examples of organization objectives to consider in your effort to attract and retain the best people for your company
3 keys to bridging the labor mismatch in U.S. construction
McKinsey & Company outlines three ways the industry can begin to rebalance the upcoming jobs boom with the available workforce
Can text messages help solve construction’s labor shortage?
Leading experts on text-enabled recruiting tools weigh in on the future of hiring practices for contractors
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