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Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

How to navigate the used crane market

June 27, 2023

Via: Construction Europe

When asked to express an opinion regarding the current state of the used crane equipment market – the answer is a single word: “depleted.” Right now, there is extremely high demand and a corresponding low supply with respect to many […]


Construction Processes, Financial

The Hidden Cost in Construction

January 30, 2023

Via: ENR

Many construction and engineering companies are so focused on winning projects that they overlook the importance of managing plant and equipment cost-effectively. With sector margins tight, it’s a dangerous oversight. Chris Knight, Global Industry Director for Construction and Engineering at […]


News

Construction Equipment – Rent, Buy, or Lease?

September 30, 2022

Via: ConstructConnect

When it comes to acquiring construction equipment for your commercial construction company there are a number of factors to consider when it comes time to decide whether you rent, buy or lease. The first thing to consider is how often […]


News

Heavy construction equipment gets a jolt

July 11, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

The electric off-highway equipment market is expected to reach $4.5 billion by 2028, according to Global Market Insights, and much of the push toward cleaner machinery has to do with the environment. Many companies are looking to reduce their carbon […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

5 Signs You’re Overworking Your Construction Equipment

December 31, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

While early builders proved that construction with primitive tools and materials is possible, it would take them generations to accomplish what modern teams can do in a few months. Today’s equipment takes much of the weight off workers’ shoulders, but […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Widow sues construction equipment supplier 3M for wrongful death

February 11, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The family of a worker killed on the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority’s (Sound Transit) $3.7 billion East Link light-rail project in the Seattle area is suing manufacturer 3M, alleging the company’s lifeline product failed and did not protect […]


Construction Processes, Procurement

Escalation clauses can help contractors mitigate price increases

October 11, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Construction material prices are sometimes an unknown when planning a project. Whether related to tariffs, supply chain concerns or a volatile raw materials market, there could be fluctuations that can impact the bottom line for both owners and contractors. For […]


Construction Processes, Procurement

6 Predictions for the Future of Construction Equipment Rental

August 28, 2019

Via: ConstructConnect

As the light shines brighter on construction technology companies, it has become evident we are in a period of change in the industry. Equipment is getting smarter and rental companies are now able to do more with less. Lindsey Anderson […]


Construction Techniques

Fully Autonomous Excavators and Dozers Deploy to Site

May 22, 2019

Via: ENR

There’s been a lot of talk about getting autonomous construction equipment into the field, but few have been willing to use operatorless heavy iron on real sites. That’s where start-up Built Robotics sees opportunity, and now a deal with Sunstate […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Sustainability

Industry Execs, Investors Weigh 2019 Sector Projections

December 13, 2018

Via: ENR

Construction equipment and contracting executives from publicly owned companies offered investors optimism in their 2019 market outlook at a Credit Suisse investment conference last month in Miami. The mining sector’s continuing upward momentum in the next year and big overseas […]