Top 10 Construction Stories This Week: How Climate Change is Challenging Concrete

Also among the most-read stories: Doosan unveils its first dozer, Dewalt headlines World of Concrete with a 60V cordless chipping hammer, Hitachi sells stake in Hitachi Construction Machinery, progress on the infrastructure bill

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Cu Formless M6040 Miller FormlessMiller Formless10. The Miller Formless M-6040 Slipform Paver

Designed with hydraulic variable-width capabilities, the M-6040 slipform paver can change widths under its own power—saving contractors costly downtime and labor.

9. Wells Fargo Measures Very Optimistic 2022 Contractor Outlook in a Cautiously Optimistic Time

An Optimism Quotient deep in ‘strongly optimistic’ territory showed greater growth than registered after recovery from the Great Recession. How accurate is contractor sentiment likely to be in the face of systemic labor shortages and an erratic pandemic?

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Cu Structionsite Funding StructionsiteStructionsite8. Contractor/Customer Part of $10m StructionSite Funding and Integration Project

This photogrammetry vendor is receiving funds--and more--from a contractor/customer.


Cu Flashtract7. What $15m VC infusion for Flashtract payment app reveals about the construction tech market

Construction payment software vendor Flashtract attracted $15 million in a series A round. Here is why companies like this are pulling investment.


Cu Electric Dozens NteaNTEA6. Dozens of Electric Vehicles Launching at Work Truck Week 2022

Work Truck Week is scheduled March 8 to 11, 2022, at Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN.


5. What Progress Has Been Made Since Biden Signed the Infrastructure Bill?

In the 60 days since the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law was signed, some progress has been made to address our crumbling roads, bridges, ports and more. When will the work really begin?Cu Bill Progress Tom Peterson FacebookTom Peterson, Facebook


Cu Hitachi Selling Stake Hitachi Construction MachineryHitachi Construction Machinery4. Hitachi Selling Stake in Hitachi Construction Machinery Co.

Hitachi will sell half of its 51% stake in the construction equipment business.

Cu Dewalt60 VDewalt3. 60V Cordless Chipping Hammer Headlines Dewalt's New Products at World of Concrete 2022

Attendees at the World of Concrete Trade Show will be among some of the first to test a new 60V cordless chipping hammer, 20V brushless, cordless 1/2-in. drills, Critical Connection Undercut Anchors.


Cu Doosan Dd1002. VIDEO: Doosan Unveils Its First Dozer. This is the DD100

Doosan has dropped the curtain on its very first Dozer model. ForConstructionPros has your first look and everything you need to know about the DD100 in this video.


1. How Climate Change is Changing the Game for Concrete

A new American Concrete Institute committee is assessing the affect of global climate change on sustainability of concrete structures, as more-severe salt-water intrusion and high wind loads lead to failures like Florida's Surfside Condos.Cu Climate Change Adobe Stock Images By Felix MizioznikovFelix Mizioznikov,