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Construction News Tracker Video: November US Job Growth Greatest Since 1999

Construction News Tracker Video: November US Job Growth Greatest Since 1999

The US labor market added 321,000 jobs in November - the most over a one-year period since 1999 - with 20,000 new jobs in the construction industry; plus more industry news on the December 11, 2014 edition of Construction News Tracker

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The 12 Days of Construction Christmas - Metal Backhoe Clock

The 12 Days of Construction Christmas - Metal Backhoe Clock

Make sure you make it to the jobsite on time with this backhoe replica desk clock

Coffeeboxx Built Tough to Make Hot Joe on the Job

Coffeeboxx Built Tough to Make Hot Joe on the Job

December 18, 2014

Portable single-cup brewer designed 'beyond rugged' to make good coffee for people who get their hands dirty

CSDA Announces 2015 Calendar

December 18, 2014
From Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association (CSDA)

The Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association (CSDA) has scheduled the following events for 2015.

NCCCO Developing Pile Driving Rig Operator Certification

December 18, 2014
From National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO)

Program will be developed for operators of dedicated and purpose-built pile driving rigs, and certification will be available in early 2016

CSDA to Light Up World of Concrete 2015

December 18, 2014
From Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association (CSDA)

CSDA returns to Las Vegas, Nevada for the 41st World of Concrete and plans to light up the show with an impressive lineup of events.

CIM Announces Donation by Mack and McNeilus for 10th Anniversary Auction at WOC

CIM Announces Donation by Mack and McNeilus for 10th Anniversary Auction at WOC

December 18, 2014

The Concrete Industry Management program is pleased to announce the signature item for their 10th annual auction at World of Concrete is a Mack Granite step forward axel model mounted with a McNeilus 11-cubic-yard Bridgemaster concrete transit mixer.

The Guardian Blade by DITEQ

The Guardian Blade by DITEQ

From Diteq Corp

The Guardian blade by DITEQ features ARIX diamond arrangement technology for faster cutting speed and longer blade life. DITEQ’s super high-quality diamonds provide optimal segment strength in its three segment designs including a wear guard deep...

Florida Contractor Cited for Exposing Workers to Dangerous Falls During Framing Work

December 18, 2014
From Occupational Safety & Health Administration

M. Durrance Construction Inc. has been cited three times since 2010 for lack of fall protection

Jury Awards Injured Construction Worker Record $62 Million

December 18, 2014

Award was $7 million more than plaintif, who suffered traumatic brain injury after a 20-ft. fall, asked for

3614RS and 4017RS Telescopic Handlers

3614RS and 4017RS Telescopic Handlers

From JLG Industries Inc.

The 3614 RS and 4017RS telehandlers feature single joystick controls, enhanced visibility from the cab and a mechanical suspension seat to enhance operator comfort and productivity. 3614RS offers a 46-ft. maximum lift height and a 7,937-lb...

International Parking Institute and Green Parking Council Collaborate with GBCI, the Certification Body for LEED

December 18, 2014
From U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

New collaboration recognizes importance of sustainable parking facility design and management to the built environment

The 12 Days of Construction Christmas - Nautiz X8 Ultra-rugged Field PDA

The 12 Days of Construction Christmas - Nautiz X8 Ultra-rugged Field PDA

Field PDA built to withstand the tough construction jobsite environment

TB216 Mini Excavator

TB216 Mini Excavator

From Takeuchi Mfg

Takeuchi's retractable undercarriage and bolt-on dozer blade extensions enable a minimum machine width of just 38.6 in.

PowerTech 2.9L Generator-drive Engine Line

PowerTech 2.9L Generator-drive Engine Line

From John Deere Power Systems

John Deere Power Systems' PowerTech 2.9L generator-drive engines includes five engine models with power ratings from 41 to 74 hp and meet Tier 4 Final, Tier 4 Interim and Stage III A emissions regulations. Mechanical fuel injection pump...

Reinstated Tax Extenders Have the Potential to Cut Your 2014 Tax Bill

Reinstated bonus depreciation and Section 179 expensing can provide benefits to contractors, dealers, rental companies and even OEMs.

Senate Passes $42 Billion Tax-Break Renewal Measure

December 17, 2014

Dozens of lapsed breaks for 2014 will be set to expire two weeks from December 17 if President Obama signs the bill

President Signs $1.1 Trillion Spending Package

December 17, 2014

Spending package helps fund most of the government through September 30, 2015

5 Free Tech Tips to Improve Productivity Onsite

These five tips are free, can be done without the help of IT and use technology contractors already have

Synpro Pre-Grind

Synpro Pre-Grind

Synpro Pre-Grind is the first synthetic acid, concentrated Pre-Grind solution for the concrete polishing professional. Synpro Pre-Grind reduces concrete surface tension and conditions concrete for polishing.   Clean and etch concrete surfaces...

3400 & 3400XL Utility Vehicles

3400 & 3400XL Utility Vehicles

From Bobcat Co. - Doosan Infracore

Bobcat's 3400 and 3400XL utility vehicles feature a four-wheel drive system that allows the operator to shift on-the-fly to adjust to changing ground conditions. Two engine configurations available: 40-hp gas engine or 24-hp diesel engine Gas...

Confidence in the Equipment Finance Industry Remains Steady in December

December 17, 2014
From Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation

100% of survey respondents believe business conditions will improve or remain the same over the next four months

Liebherr Group's 2014 Turnover Only 1% Below the Previous Year's Level

December 17, 2014
From Liebherr Construction Equipment Co.

Construction machines and mining equipment sales saw a decline with other product areas recording overall positive figures

Congressional Budget Legislation Boosts Funding For Successful Clean Air Program

December 17, 2014
From Diesel Technology Forum

Bill would increase funding for diesel emissions reduction act by 50% over last year’s budget

Graco Acquires GeoBlaster

December 17, 2014
From Graco Inc.

Wet abrasive blasting equipment represents new technologies and applications for Graco to offer its global distribution network.

The 12 Days of Construction Christmas - Chicago Pneumatic Cordless Tools

The 12 Days of Construction Christmas - Chicago Pneumatic Cordless Tools

Update your cordless tools with Chicago Pneumatic's line of cordless air tools