Top 10 Construction Stories This Week: Why Deere and Hitachi’s Excavator JV Split

Most-read construction stories include 20 years of World Trade Center revival in 6 min., reconciliation’s role in passing the $1.2T infrastructure bill, Cat electric mining loader charges in 20 min., 9/11 Tower of Voices Memorial time lapse, and more

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Cu Prepare More Work Trevor Adeline KotoTrevor Adeline/KOTO10. How Can the Construction Industry be Prepared for More Work?

With construction back underway and project demand on the rise again, contractors will need to find ways to complete more work using the resources they have available. Technology is prepared to help


Cu No Plan B Adobe Stock Robert WilsonAdobe Stock/Robert Wilson9. When it Comes to Infrastructure Funding: "There is No Plan B"

As the September 30th deadline for passage of crucial legislation nears, Congress must act now or the industry loses a once in a generation chance to transform our failing infrastructure


Cu Komatsu Adobe Stock Robert Wilson8. Komatsu to Teleoperate Excavator in Arizona from MINExpo in Las Vegas

The demo at the international mining event will preview the company's new semiautonomous PC7000-11 hydraulic excavator


Cu Briggs Stratton7. Vanguard's David Frank on KPS Acquisition and Ghosts

In this episode of Rental Rundown, Editor Alexis Sheprak talks to David Frank, global vice president of commercial sales for engines and batteries at Briggs & Stratton


Cu Tight Supply Ritchie BrosRitchie Bros.6. Tight Supply Market Drives Strong Demand for Equipment and Trucks

Supply chain disruptions and microchip shortage create low supply environment

Cu Tower Of Voices PciPCI5. Watch Time Lapse Video of 9/11 Tower of Voices Memorial Construction

The Tower of Voices received the 2020 Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute's (PCI) Building Information Modeling (BIM) Design Award


Cu Cat20 Min4. VIDEO: Cat's New Electric Loader Charges in Just 20 Minutes. Meet the R1700 XE

A battery-powered mining loader that charges in only 20 minutes? Cat's unveiling of the R1700 XE blew minds at MINExpo 2021 with its revolutionary new MEC500 mobile charging system. We've got all the details


Cu Reconciliation Mike Harrison FacebookMike Harrison/Facebook3. Is Reconciliation Key to Passing the $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill?

Democrats are pushing a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill even as those in their party express concerns over the price tag. Many Democratic lawmakers say they will not pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill without the reconciliation bill however


Cu Ground Zero Time Lapse Earth CamEarthCam2. Never Forget: Time-Lapse Video of World Trade Center Rebuilding

The video documents two decades of the rescue, recovery and rebuilding at the World Trade Center site in New York City. It is the longest running time-lapse project in the company’s history, including never-before-seen EarthCam footage spanning 20 years


1. VIDEO: Why Deere and Hitachi Are Breaking Up Their Excavator Business

Why is Deere-Hitachi dissolving? How will customers and their excavators be impacted? A lot of it boils down to the growing importance of distribution control in the equipment marketCu Deere Hitachi