Top 10 Construction Stories This Week: Deere Unveils Its First Electric Backhoe

Most-read construction stories include union construction apprentices’ wages rival bachelor's degrees, should you hire friends and family? COVID vaccine-mandate protests shut down Australian construction, preservation techniques strengthen roadways

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Cu 10 Reasons Estimat Soft Cost Certified10. 10 Reasons to Use Construction Estimating Software

Companies can profit in a variety of ways by using estimation software. Here are 10 of the most important advantages of using modern construction estimating software


Cu Safe GeneratorsOmeris @adobe.stock.com9. What You Need to Know to Stay Safe Around Mobile Generators

In this article, we will take a look at how you can make sure that safety is a part of your business practices, as well as make it the number one priority when deploying your mobile generator fleet


Cu Case Largest Ctl8. World's Largest Compact Track Loader Tips Scales at 16,000 lbs.

The Case TV620B stretches the definition of 'compact' with a 6,200-lb. rated operating capacity and bucket breakout force of 12,084 lbs. and hinge-pin height of 140 in.


Digging Deeper Logo7. How Employers Must Respond to the Biden Vaccine Mandate

OSHA is drafting an Emergency Temporary Standard that will require COVID vaccines or weekly testing. Before all the details are known, this safety and health professional says the work starts now, with developing a strategy to comply, or not


Cu Recovery Stalls6. Commercial Construction Recovery Stalls as Contractors Struggle to Find Workers, Materials

U.S. Chamber of Commerce says 92% of contractors report difficulty finding workers, and of those, 42% have turned down work because of it -- trends not limited to the commercial construction industry that demonstrate the fragility of the economy


Cu Preservation Techniques5. Preservation Techniques Improve the Strength of Roadways

New resources are available to contractors that can help the base we're building our roads on last longer


Cu Aus Vaccine COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement Protests Shut Down Construction in Australia

Construction work in the Australian state of Victoria has been temporarily shut down due to violence amid protests against vaccine requirement


Cu Hire Family T&n Asphalt Services Facebook3. Should you Hire Friends and Family?

As the labor shortage continues to be a critical issue, business owners are desperate to recruit more workers


Cu Union Apprentice Wage©Tund – stock.adobe.com2. Wages and Benefits for Union Construction Apprenticeships Rival Bachelor's Degrees, Study Shows

A new study asserts that graduates of joint labor-management apprenticeship programs in construction can achieve nearly the same wages and benefits as college grads


1. VIDEO: Deere Unveils Its First Electric Backhoe, the 310 X-Tier

John Deere kicked off Utility Expo 2021 with a bang...or should we say a "spark"?Cu Jd Electric Backhoe