Top 10 Construction Stories This Week: Ford Unveils Maverick Compact Pickup

Most-read construction stories include modest infrastructure investment could send commercial construction soaring, CA measures long-term performance of rapid-strength concrete pavement repairs, Biden concedes to 15% tax floor for infrastructure funding

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Cu Bricklayer Spec MixSPEC MIX10. Competitors Return to WOC World Bricklaying Championship

Finalists will be competing at the SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 World Championship on June 9 at the World of Concrete in Las Vegas

9. WOC Auction June 7-9 Includes Cement, Mack Truck Cement Mixer, Travel Packages, Football Tickets

The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) has announced its list of contractor-focused items on auction as part of the World of Concrete event


Cu Ism Pmi IsmISM8. Construction, Services Sector Recorded All-Time High in May

Pent-up demand for services like a "jail break" following the end of COVID-19 lockdowns, an economic expert says


Cu Qn A Adobe Stock Tuiphotoengineer@tuiphotoengineer, stock.adobe.com7. Q&A: Why Construction Companies Need to Plan Now for Influx of Infrastructure Projects

While the country anxiously awaits the passage of an infrastructure bill, the construction industry should start preparing their crews, equipment and technology today, before new work comes in


Cu 5 Ideas Designed By Freepik By Mindandi@mindandi, Designed by Freepik6. 5 Ideas on How to Improve Productivity in Your Company

The construction industry is on-trend to grow 4.2% by 2023. In order to do so, it needs to find solutions to increase productivity and complex business operation


Cu Honda E Gx Honda Power EquipmentHonda Power Equipment5. Honda Unveils the Honda eGX, First Battery-powered Motor for Heavy-Duty Use

Honda has unveiled its first advanced electrified power unit for OEM applications. Initial applications are for rammers, power trowels and vibratory plate compactors


Cu Bidenconcedes Adobe Stock Jj Gouin@JJ Gouin, stock.adobe.com4. Biden Concedes to 15% Tax Floor in an Attempt to Move Infrastructure Negotiations Forward

In an effort to move infrastructure legislation talks along, Biden offers the GOP a compromise to pay for his infrastructure plan: Instead of a 28% corporate tax hike, it would create a 15% corporate tax "floor"


Cu Rapid Set Concrete Mitzi Mc Intyre Technical Sales Engineer For Cts Rapid SetMitzi McIntyre, CTS | Rapid Set3. California Measures Long-Term Performance of Rapid Strength Concrete for Pavement Restoration

Results of a Southern California freeway survey that set out to determine the short-term and long-term performance of rapid strength concrete for the potential repair and restoration of highway infrastructure work


Cu Infrastructure Commercial Acbm StaffACBM staff2. Even Modest Infrastructure Investment Could Send Commercial Construction Outlook Soaring

Dodge Data & Analytics forecasts construction starts to rebound in 2021 and 2022, with the prospect of far greater gains if even a projected $550 billion “middle of the road” infrastructure spending plan is passed


1. Ford to Unveil Maverick Compact Pickup

June 3 teaser of the June 8 introduction got a lot of attention. See our detailed coverage of the 5-passenger hybrid pickup with a starting price under $20,000Cu Ford Maverick Hybrid Xlt 13 60bf80f0d8348