Top 10 Construction Stories This Week: Chevy Leads the 2022 Silverado Pickup Line with E-Lockers

Also among the most-read stories: Volvo launches 5 new electric loaders and excavators, construction cost forecast issues a challenge, 11 tips to protect your company from cyber threats, Trimble releases scanner for robot dog

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Cu Briggs Batt Briggs & Stratton VanguardBriggs & Stratton (Vanguard)10. Briggs & Stratton Presents Swappable Battery Technology, EFI/ETC Engine at ARA

Briggs & Stratton is showcasing its new swappable battery technology and EFI/ETC engine at The ARA Show in Las Vegas


Cu Dw9. Ditch Witch C24X Walk-behind Trencher First to Feature Fuel Injection

Brant Kukuk, product manager, compact equipment, Ditch Witch, highlights key features of the C24X walk-behind trencher, which includes a new fuel-injected Honda engine. He also talks about new attachments available for the walk-behind trencher lineup


Cu Decision Making8. COVID-19 Continued to Affect Construction Activity, and Contractor Decision-making, in Q2 2021

Trimble Viewpoint Q2 2021 Metrics Index Report showed gains in backlogs and project numbers for the quarter, but contract values were down 12% year over year amid lingering pandemic uncertainties


Cu New Workforce Raised On Blacktop FacebookRaised on Blacktop/Facebook7. Finding the New Construction Workforce

There isn't a shortage of workers, there's a shortage of people willing to accept the working conditions that today’s economy often demands. The construction industry must educate and attract people willing to try


Cu Bim AutodeskAutodesk6. Study Suggests BIM is the Key to the AEC Industry's Shift to Digital

Study by Dodge Data and Autodesk shows BIM is at the heart of architecture, engineering and construction's transformation to a data-driven industry


Cu Trimble Spot5. Trimble Releases Turnkey Autonomous Robotic Scanning Solution for Boston Dynamics' Spot Robot

Boston Dynamics' Spot Robot fully integrated with the Trimble X7 3D Laser Scanner and FieldLink Software is now available as a complete solution


Cu Cyber Threats Denphumi Stock adobe@denphumi - stock.adobe.com4. 11 Tips to Protect Your Construction Company From Cyber Threats

Data breaches in construction increased 800% from 2019 to 2020, according to a recent study. A cyber security expert talks about how construction contractors can keep their companies safe from data breaches

Cu Costs Rising Jll Research Us Bureau Of Labor StatisticsJLL Research, US Bureau of Labor Statistics3. Construction Costs are Forecast to Keep Rising through Next Year

JLL’s H2 2021 Construction Outlook forecasts scant materials and labor availability continuing to constrain recovery through the first half of 2022, with worsening cost and labor conditions as nonresidential work volume finally begins to rise


Cu Volvo Charge2. VIDEO: How Volvo CE is Leading the Charge With 5 New Battery-Electric Loaders, Excavators

Just months away from making the first deliveries of its first battery-powered equipment here in the U.S., Volvo has expanded the total electric lineup to five models. We dig into the specifics behind Volvo's electric platform


1. 2022 Chevrolet Silverado Pickup Line

New flagship Chevrolet Silverado ZR2 delivers next-level off-road capability with front and rear e-lockers and Multimatic DSSV dampersCu 2022 Silverado ChevroletChevrolet