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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   
Interview: ‘The Undercover Contractor’ talks about how to prevent construction catastrophes
Matthew DiBara of DiBara Masonry said contractors and owners need to take the blinders off when faced with telltale signs of trouble
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
5 infrastructure projects to receive part of $905 million in federal grants
Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) program to award federal funds to projects which ‘position America to win’ in the 21st century
Interview: How to significantly reduce taxes while saving for retirement
Scott Poulin with Calamos Wealth Management explains why cash balance pension plans are gaining popularity among construction business owners
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
Ritchie Bros. to sell excavators, dozers and some never-used equipment from Barrileaux
Wide array of ‘top-of-the-line, late-model equipment’ from well-known Southwest oilfield pipeline construction company will go on sale this August
Design flaw in foundation eyed as cause of Florida building collapse
Major structural damage, discovered and reported in 2018, has led to what is being called the ‘deadliest accidental building collapse in American history’ 
Do ‘we have a deal’ on infrastructure?
Bipartisan compromise demonstrates congressional commitment to getting things done, but new measure comes with some heavy strings attached 
Elon Musk’s Loop is unusual fun, improving Las Vegas experience
Here’s one tradeshow veteran’s impression of the latest way to get from Point A to Point B in the event mecca that is the Las Vegas Convention Center
Contractors’ confidence rises to its highest level since before the pandemic
U.S. Chamber of Commerce data indicates a widespread belief in new construction business, even while materials and workers are hard for contractors to find
New OSHA guidance says employers no longer need to protect vaccinated workers
Latest directive clarifies and loosens contractors’ enforceable reponsibilities toward workers in terms of Covid-19 protections
All things considered, contractors can expect healthy growth this year
Despite high materials prices, a labor shortage and questionable infrastructure funding, data suggests contractors can expect more work 
6 work trucks made for construction
Which full-size pickup would you choose as your workhorse and mobile office?
Doosan DL380-7 moves 7% more dirt per pass
New model features greater bucket capacity and improved visibility over its predecessor, the DL350-7
U.S. economy predicted to grow 6.2% this year, if inflation can hold off
Portland Cement Association Chief Economist Ed Sullivan said infrastructure compromise could mean 2.2% annual growth in cement consumption
Steel form tie shortage threatens construction safety
Relief from a “perfect storm of elements” contributing to the scarcity of a vital construction component might not come until 2023
Xtreme launches world’s tallest telehandler
The 85-foot XR1585-C features a patent-pending operator station that allows traveling with the load to height for enhanced positioning control
Volvo electric excavators and wheel loaders coming to the U.S. this year
Manufacturer claims the ECR25 electric excavator and L25 electric wheel loader have nearly identical specifications to their diesel equivalents
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