VIDEO: Top 10 construction stories of September 2021

By Riley Simpson and Jenny LescohierOctober 06, 2021

Join CONEXPO-CON/AGG 365 Editor Jenny Lescohier and Associate Editor Riley Simpson as they share their insights on the biggest news, trends and stories from the past month.

This September saw the Labor Day heroics of rock band Metallica and construction apparel company Carhartt join forces to raise funds to recruit young people for skilled trade jobs; the introduction of the Fat Truck, an amphibious vehicle that can transport materials and tools; and President Joe Biden’s administration’s Covid-19 vaccine and testing mandate that affected more than 80 million workers.

We talk about those stories and more in our first monthly video rundown!

Caterpillar amplifies brand to broader audience with Major League Soccer sponsorship
U.S. soccer player DeMarcus Beasley is featured in Cat Trials 12: No Hands, as he takes on an obstacle course alongside Caterpillar autonomous machines
Hitachi calls its new ZX210LC-6 HP excavator a ‘beast’
Just months after ending its joint venture with John Deere, Hitachi brings its first excavators to North America with features designed for heavy-duty performance
‘Work to Zero’ shows construction leaders how to use technology to reduce fatality risks
The National Safety Council’s initiative aims to take employers on a ‘safety innovation journey’ to save lives in the workplace