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3D Printed Home Construction Offers Promising Long-Term Outlook

Oct. 11, 2021
3D printing technology is progressing rapidly, offering significant cost and time savings relative to traditional construction methods.

7 Most Common Types of Compaction Rollers Used In Construction

Oct. 11, 2021
Compaction equipment are used to harden surfaces and provide stronger surface support for roads and buildings.

Best Digging Machines - Everything You Need To Know About Diggers

Oct. 6, 2021
Digging machines are used to dig holes and trenches, prepare surface foundations, mine commodities and more. Digging machines can vary greatly, from mini-excavators to large mining draglines.

Skid-Steer Loaders: A Complete Guide

Oct. 3, 2021
Skid steers are among the most popular compact construction machines found at job sites because they are cost-effective and can be used for a wide range of applications.

New Home Construction Pace Is Increasing As Home Prices Spike In 2021

Sept. 26, 2021
Homeowners now have the largest amount of home equity on record. New single-family homes under construction reached the highest level since July 2007.

Where Are New Holland Tractors Made?

Sept. 19, 2021
New Holland is a global brand established in the late 1800s. Today New Holland's tractors are manufactured on four continents.

Aerial Lift Safety Toolbox Talk - Safety Checklist & Resources

Sept. 18, 2021
Learn how to operate and maneuver aerial lifts safely around your job site.

Scissor Lift Safety Toolbox Talk - Safety Checklist & Resources

Sept. 18, 2021
Learn how to operate and maneuver scissor lifts safely around your job site.

Forklift Safety Toolbox Talk - Safety Checklist & Resources

Sept. 18, 2021
Forklifts are common equipment found at job sites and industrial warehouses. Learn how to operate and use forklifts safely.

Guide To Starting A Profitable Equipment Rental Company In 2021

Sept. 18, 2021
The equipment rental industry has outgrown the overall construction industry over the past few decades. Learn how you can start your own equipment rental company.

Crane Safety Toolbox Talk - Safety Checklist & Resources

Sept. 17, 2021
Cranes are some of the most versatile and important pieces of equipment on a construction job site. Cranes can also be the most dangerous risk - it is important to understand proper safety procedures and training.

Machinery Buyers Guide For Bonus Depreciation Tax Savings In 2021

Sept. 13, 2021
Bonus depreciation is a nice tax perk that allows businesses to accelerate tax savings when buying new and used machinery.

Complete John Deere History Timeline - 1837 to Today

Sept. 5, 2021
John Deere is among the world's most recognized iconic brands. Since its founding over 180 years ago, Deere & Co. has contributed greatly to improving global well-being by manufacturing innovative agriculture and construction equipment.

2021 Section 179 Deduction Calculator & Guide For Equipment

Sept. 5, 2021
Section 179 can save you over $350,000 each year. Learn the ins and outs of how to qualify for one of the most favorable tax laws created for small and medium-size businesses.

How Caterpillar Successfully Navigated The Pandemic Turbulence

Aug. 24, 2021
Toilet paper hoarding and empty grocery shelves were not that long ago. The pandemic had a meaningful impact on global equipment sales and production, and today many supply chains remain strained. Caterpillar's proactive approach paid off.

US Home Supply Is Increasing, Higher Construction Costs Could Keep Prices Elevated

Aug. 23, 2021
Nationwide inventory recently began to increase after a multi-year downtrend. Higher building products costs and a tight labor market could keep home prices elevated.

Construction Company Earnings Summary 2Q 2021

Aug. 20, 2021
Construction demand remains robust, manufacturers cite rising input costs and supply constraints.
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Semiconductor Shortages Could Result In Higher Farm And Construction Equipment Prices

May 19, 2021
Global semiconductor shortages may curtail new equipment production, resulting in higher used equipment prices.
Caterpillar loader bachoe at job site

Backhoe Loader Attachments Guide

May 18, 2021
Backhoe loaders are versatile machines given the wide assortment of attachments available to use.
Many construction cranes building skyscrapers

Construction Cost Inflation Continues To Climb In April 2021

May 7, 2021
Surging commodity prices, strong demand, and strained logistics networks are pressuring construction costs.

19 Question Checklist For Buying Used Machinery

April 22, 2021
Spending 15 minutes reviewing these questions when you buy your equipment can help you make the right decision and save money.
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Complete Aerial Lift Guide For Buying And Rental In 2021

April 20, 2021
Aerial work platforms (also known as man lifts) are critical to reach certain areas on job sites. Their usage has grown dramatically over the decades. Learn more about lifts, and how to rent or buy a lift.
Caterpillar dozer at construction job site

Buying Vs Renting Construction Equipment: 8 Factors To Consider

April 19, 2021
Both buying and renting construction machinery can make sense, but the best choice depends on your specific needs and profile. We have created a guide to help you decide.
Construction excavator and excavator bucket

Choosing The Right Excavator Bucket And Accessories

April 19, 2021
Finding the right excavator bucket for your job site will optimize your productivity.
DEF tank on heavy duty truck

What Is Diesel Exhaust Fluid? Understand The Facts

April 18, 2021
DEF is now required for many diesel engines to reduce emissions. Using DEF is simple when you understand the facts.
Construction crane at jobsite

12 Types Of Cranes & Complete Crane Rental Guide

April 16, 2021
Understand the types of cranes available, as well as the steps you need to follow when renting a crane.
Liebherr Crawler Excavator R 976E

Liebherr Adds Two New Electric Crawler Excavators

April 12, 2021
The new R 976-E and R 980 represent Liebherr's commitment to achieving its zero CO2 / greenhouse gas initiatives. Also, the new models offer meaningful service cost improvements.
Construction crew working at jobsite

Construction Product Supply Expected To Remain Tight Near Term

April 8, 2021
Strong demand and recent supply challenges including the Suez Canal blockage are adding pressure to an already tight market.
Used JCB JS260 Construction Excavator For Sale

Questions To Ask & Checklist For Buying A Used Excavator

April 6, 2021
Buying a used excavator is easier when you follow our short checklist and ask specific questions.
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