Top 10 Construction Stories This Week: Forget the Nameplate If You Want the Most American Pickup

Most-read construction stories include why contractors are detailing formwork in-house, hot tips for hot-weather concreting, what's next for infrastructure funding in Washington, how to attract new employees

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Cu Case Leica10. Case Officially Launches Leica-powered SiteControl Machine Control Solutions for Excavators

The new OEM-fit option will ensure the optimal solution for D Series excavators has been installed and tested by Case-certified precision field specialists

Cu Compact Exc United RentalsUnited Rentals9. Compact Excavator Acquisition is No Small Choice

When it comes to compact excavators, the decision to buy, rent or lease calls for more than comparing costs


Cu Ellis Don @pabloprat Stockadobecom@pabloprat, stock.adobe.com8. Canadian Constructor EllisDon Forms Partnership to Privately Develop Alberta High-Speed Rail

New Prairie Link High Speed Rail Partners signed a memorandum of understanding with Alberta Transportation to advance the proposed C$9 billion line connecting Edmonton and Calgary through Red Deer


Cu Michigan County7. Michigan County Extends Life of Roadways with Cost-Effective Solution

Perma-Zyme creates a concrete-like surface on gravel roads that lasts up to 15 years with little to no maintenance


Cu Major Infrastructure Dylan Welshman FacebookDylan Welshman, Facebook6. Major Infrastructure Projects Across Nation to Address Existing Issues

While awaiting Congressional action on infrastructure funding, states are pursuing a backlog of maintenance and improvement projects with the little infrastructure spending money they have available


Cu Attract Employees Nuthawut Adobestockcom@Nuthawut, adobe.stock.com5. How to Attract Employees to Combat the Labor Shortage

Your employees are your most valuable asset to your rental business. Here are some important reminders for what can be done to keep and attract employees - and negate the current labor shortage


Cu Whats Next Edward James FacebookEdward James, Facebook4. What's Next for Infrastructure Funding in Washington?

The Senate could begin talks regarding the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal July 19th. Meanwhile, House leaders consider how to move the INVEST Act forward before the Sept 30 reauthorization deadline


Cu Concrete Heat Adobe Stock Images By Surawut@Surawut, stock.adobe.com3. The Heat is On: Hot Tips for Successful Hot Weather Concreting

How to effectively use concrete admixtures to increase the quality of concrete during the summer months


Cu Formwork Adobe Stock Images By Srongkrod@srongkrod, stock.adobe.com2. Why Contractors are Bringing Formwork Detailing In-House

Contractors can avoid delays, minimize risks, improve productivity, and reduce construction costs by taking some or all of their formwork detailing and planning in-house


1. Want to Support American Jobs with Your Pickup Purchase? Forget the Nameplate

On the American-Made Index, ranks light-duty vehicles made and sold in the US, and the brands of pickup trucks that support the most American jobs and economics are not the ones many people expectCu 2021 Trd Pro Toyota Tundra Lr 001Toyota