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Kobelco to lay off 75% of its workforce at South Carolina excavator plant
Issues with engine supplier obtaining EPA certifications led parent company to suspend production while it seeks alternatives
United Rentals acquires Franklin Equipment
United Rentals has acquired Franklin Equipment, a regional rental outfit with 20 Midwest and Southeast locations
Record jump in materials prices and supply chain disruptions threaten vital projects
Construction officials urge relief from tariffs as new data shows costs outstripping contractors’ bid prices 
Pennsylvania contractor accused of robbing staff of $20.6 million
Alleged offenses are being called the biggest prevailing wage fraud case in U.S. history
‘Tsunami of economic and employment growth’ to hit this year
ABC Chief Economist Anirban Basu tells construction contractors it’s ‘all systems go’ for now as stimulus fuels the U.S. economy 
John Deere’s 2021 “Own It” progam helps grow small equipment fleets
Low monthly payment option lets customers pay for compact and mid-size equipment models without breaking the bank
Trench safety rental specialists merge to become largest supplier
National Trench Safety (NTS) and Trench Plate Rental Company will join forcecs under ownership of private equity firm
Details of infrastructure spending plan unveiled
Over half of funds will go toward building, repairing and developing the nation’s current and future transportation system 
Deadline for Paycheck Protection Program loans pushed to May 31
Congress approved two-month extension of the program designed to support small businesses and independent contractors through the pandemic
Biden’s $3-trillion economic plan starts with infrastructure
Economic advisers might recommend breaking the spending plan into pieces, beginning with infrastructure which has support on both sides 
Pro-union politician confirmed as secretary of labor
Construction industry will wait and see after Senate votes decidedly in favor of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh leading the U.S. Department of Labor
Avalanche Equipment of Colorado joins Magni network
Avalanche Equipment has become a Magni Telescopic Handlers authorized dealer for the state of Colorado
Building permits up 10% in January
Government data shows U.S. construction spending was up and the rise in permits suggests the uptick will continue
Texas, Louisiana have worst job losses since pandemic struck
Employment data shows Idaho adding the most construction jobs while California, South Carolina have worst one-month job losses 
Survey: Things are looking up for women in construction
Results released in honor of Women in Construction Week, March 7-13, show a strong majority of women in construction see oportunities increasing
Nonresidential construction sees modest gain in January
The big picture for private nonresidential construction remains challenged as materials prices and labor law changes threaten recovery
Case delivers electric backhoes to New York utilities
Electrification of the CASE 580 EV was performed in conjunction with New York companies Green Machine Equipment Inc. and Moog Inc.
Now is a ‘once in a lifetime’ moment for infrastructure
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg says low interest rates and high unemployment make this the ideal time to repair and build
New immigration bill could protect more than 100,000 construction workers
AGC says offering undocumented immigrants a path to legal status could help end unfair competition and labor exploitation
One-stop shop contractor finds software that does it all
Florida-based Vallencourt Construction looks to B2W ONE Platform for help with maintenance, estimating and more
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