Top 10 Construction Stories This Week: Husqvarna Expects Battery Cut-Off Saw Match Gasoline Power

Most-read construction stories include OSHA’s new COVID-19 standard, lumber prices falling, Astec rebrand explained, 2021 Top Asphalt Businesses, outcome of the first Davis-Bacon Senate vote in 10 years, 2021 Top Paving Contractors

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Cu Topcon Robotics10. Topcon Announces Robotic Systems Now Available for Curb & Gutter Applications

Robotic systems will assist contractors paving in tight areas

Cu Paverepair Top The Paving Lady FacebookThe Paving Lady, Facebook9. 2021 Pavement Repair Top Contractors

Pavement repair-only sales accounted for 19% total work completed by the contractors on the list, up from 17% last year


Cu Case Loader8. New Features of the Enhanced G Series Loaders from Case Construction Equipment

Fuel economy, productivity and comfort were all upgraded on the new iteration of loaders


Cu Paver Top Conatractor Dynapac North America FacebookDynapac North America, Facebook7. 2021 Paving Top Contractors

The paving-only top 75 list, still out paces in terms of sales, and makes up 62% of the total revenue between all segments lists


Cu Davis Bacon Vladimir Gerasimov Stock adobeVladimir Gerasimov, stock.adobe.com6. First Major Davis-Bacon Senate Vote in 10 Years Preserves Prevailing Wage

Vote June 8 on amendments to a package of bills designed to invest in US competitiveness with China ensures support not just for semiconductor manufacturers, but workers that drive their productivity


Cu Top Contractor Overview5. 2021 Top Contractors Overview

Due to economic uncertainty the coronavirus pandemic had on the nation, we can speculate that customers were hesitant to spend large amounts of money to have their pavements replaced


Cu Astec4. Astec Rebranding Simplifies Business Focus

Astec recently announced a rebranding campaign aimed at helping customers connect with the brand in a more efficient way


Cu Builder Confidence National Association Of Home BuildersNational Association of Home Builders3. Builders Start Blaming Waning Confidence on Material Prices Just Before Lumber Prices Fall

NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index shows builder confidence dip to its lowest level since last August, but research supporting those numbers was done before lumber prices had convincingly tumbled


Cu Osha Covid Acbm StaffACBM staff2. OSHA’s New COVID-19 Standard Lets Most Industries Set Their Own Safety Protocols

The new standard seeks to protect healthcare workers while allowing other industries, including construction, to set protocols specific to their workplaces


1. Husqvarna's New K1 Cut-Off Saw Expected to Match Gas-Powered Performance

The new-generation PACE battery system is said to delivery heavy-duty power, and X-Halt brake stops the blade quickly for safe operationCu Husqvarna HusqvarnaHusqvarna