Nonresidential construction sector only added 5,000 new jobs in March while the residential sector lost 2,800 jobs; plus more construction industry news on the April 16, 2015, edition of Construction News Tracker - our 100th episode
Watch preparations for INTERMAT Paris 2015, which will take place April 20 to 25.
Four new Tier 4 Final D-Series skid steers and compact track loaders improve fuel efficiency by 15% while adding power.
Watch the G&Z S1500 in action at the Buckley Airforce Base in Colorado.
Concrete Printing Process developed at Loughborough University in the UK is capable of producing building components with customization creating a new era of architecture that is adapted to the environment and fully integrated with engineering function
Multiquip's new InstaClutch drive system allows the operator to release the handle at any point on the job resulting in the machine coming to a complete, safe stop on the slab
A reduction in overall length, recessing the drive motors and bringing in the water tank for less overhang allows the redesigned roller to compact closer to curbs and walls
Multiquip's new dual fuel HTX ride-on trowel now offers concrete finishing contractors more flexibility with propane power allowing them to use one machine to work both indoors and outdoors
This EDCO web presentation is about Concrete Grinders and Tile Removers; it covers products, tooling and their profitability
Florida's I-4 overhaul will create toll lanes and bridge and access changes between Tampa and Daytona Beach; plus more industry news on the March 5, 2015 edition of Construction News Tracker
Much of the equipment news at World of Concrete had to do with emissions technologies, although not exclusively; plus more news from World of Concrete 2015 in the Feb. 19, 2015 edition of Construction News Tracker
BASF Corporation’s Admixture Systems introduces MasterFiber MAC 2200 CB, a first-of-its-kind macrosynthetic fiber that chemically bonds to concrete.
The newest GLM lasers, which will be available in April 2015, provide users with a longer measuring range as well as functions including area and volume calculations
Unique features of the Bosch rotary hammer include active response technology, which prevents tool from getting stuck, and a built-in soft start for precision control
Bosch's new wireless technology includes new wireless chargers that enable Bosch batteries to improve the runtime of compatible tools
Eliminating blow and brush method, the Bosch drill bit system can save users half the time when drilling and cleaning
The latest generation of the Commander III concrete pavers now accommodate Tier 4 engines and cooling packages and an optional on-board camera for monitoring the slipforming process
The Tier 4 Final generation of Cat’s D3K2, D4K2 and D5K2 small track-type tractors work to make operators more productive with standard grade sensors and automatic traction control
Vertical Artisans owner Nathan Giffin describes his mission and method to teach contractors how to build a business creating decorative stone
Founders of Butterfield Color talk about how their history as decorative contractors informs and improves the way they make and market colorants and other decorative-concrete supplies
Rachel Bruce is teaching contractors to stain great designs on slabs without requiring a high degree of artistry
With the PreView Radar Safety System the in-cab display notifies the driver of an object in his or her blind spot with an audible tone
Proxibid offers sellers the ability to sell using live and timed auctions as well as its instant purchase and make-offer capabilities
Christopher Bennett, Husqvarna Architectural Specifications Consultant, educates design decision makers on Husqvarna products and best uses to get the best finished and sustainable building as possible
Columnist David Whitlock offers advice on adopting good hiring practices and how to hire good employees