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Debt ceiling bill launches construction permitting reform
Provisions in the Fiscal Responsibility Bill of 2023 set time limits and scope for environmental review of new federal energy projects
Fannie Mae expects 2023 recession from Fed’s faltering ‘fix’
Despite a year of not really working, resumed interest rate hikes would ensure that jobs are the primary sacrifice to control inflation
U.S. government sets aside $749 million for natural disaster road and bridge repairs
The U.S. Department of Transportation will provide $749 million in Emergency Relief Program funds to repair roads and bridges damaged by natural disasters and catastrophic events
Homebuilding rebound and infrastructure swagger tease construction’s strength
Measures of construction activity and contractor confidence suggest a big rebound
Earthmover gains award-winning ROI after dumping spreadsheet estimating
Software that automates field-performance tracking continuously improves estimating and profitability
Construction unemployment sets a record, jobs continue stoking the economy
Despite signals of a softening housing market, jobs situation reflects a construction industry staffed up above its pre-pandemic peak
Michigan is first state in 58 years to repeal right-to-work law
The measure will likely secure unions’ competitiveness in Michigan labor but is unlikely to spark a nationwide shift in remaining RTW states
Future-proof cabs planned for next-gen Rokbak articulated haulers
Volvo Group brand showcases fuel-efficiency with its two articulated dump trucks
Master the shifting landscape of marijuana in construction employment
What to do where local law prohibits you from firing weed users
North America set new construction equipment sales record in 2022
The best-performing global equipment market should deliver another strong performance in 2023
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
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