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Don’t forget how good February’s continued construction jobs growth is
Yearning for Fed interest-rate floggings to end may have overshadowed what construction jobs mean for the industry and for recession-proofing
Volvo EC500 reveals the company’s new excavator direction
New step up from the EC480E offers obstacle detection for safety awareness and Dig Assist to eliminate marking sites and grade checking
Equipment makers’ return to growth leaves room for improvement
Association of Equipment Manufacturers measure the industry’s dramatic economic impact and reveal barriers to matching demand for construction
B2W Software to host 2023 user conference March 10-12 in Las Vegas
22nd annual event will focus on technology training, peer-to-peer collaboration and performance-driven advancements in heavy construction
New Cat SIS2GO app puts repair information at your fingertips
Caterpillar app offers troubleshooting guides, repair procedures, recommended tooling, hydraulic and electrical schematics
Dodge Momentum Index February boost suggests 2024 growth
The value of office construction projects entering planning in February jumped 20% from January downturn
Spending on U.S. construction stable near record highs
January U.S. construction spending slips 0.1% on sliding homebuilding and public construction
Why are women in construction at a record high?
Females represent half of the population but still only 14% of the construction workforce, leaving plenty of hiring potential for innovative construction firms
Komatsu reshores manufacture of its HM400-5 ADTs to Chattanooga
After 14 years being made in Japan, return of the articulated haul truck asserts the value of U.S. manufacture
Rising construction costs reflect demand shifts, foreshadow downturn
Diesel fuel, concrete, and gypsum products prices continue their steep climb, while lumber and steel mill products tumble
State of the Union: U.S. infrastructure will be built with U.S. construction materials
President Joe Biden’s State of the Union emphasized his administration’s insistence on increasing the amount of U.S.-made materials used in federal infrastructure projects
Contrary economic indicators suggest a curiously calm 2023
December construction spending and employment chaos offer insights that may silence the recession alarms
OSHA enforcement change puts teeth in penalties for serious violations
‘This is intended to be a targeted strategy for employers who repeatedly put profits before their employees’ safety and health’
December’s strong Dodge Momentum Index predicts busy sectors in 2023
The 12-month preview suggests a few subcategories of work could keep nonresidential construction at current levels even in a downturn
U.S. construction spending surprises with November rebound
Stable and growing investment in nonresidential and multifamily housing construction outweighs a single-family home drop
How do wages and spending compare among the best states for merit-shop construction?
Find out which states rated the highest in this annual ranking based on policies that advocate for merit-shop competition on taxpayer-funded construction projects
Caterpillar partners with a customer to bring robot haul trucks to smaller sites
Adapting MineStar driverless haulage to smaller and fewer trucks is expected to improve safety and productivity as it does at autonomous mines
What two months of slowing inflation mean for construction and interest rates
Soaring construction backlog and rising wages complicate the Fed’s ongoing battle against inflation
U.S. hourly construction wage soars
November’s record construction employment reveals wages outpacing the general economy and employers wanting to hire more twice as many workers as it can find
U.S. mega projects boost Sunbelt Rentals revenue forecast
Parent company, UK’s Ashtead Group, expects dramatic increase in projects worth more than $400 million to buoy rental giants
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