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Construction industry gains 17k jobs in November

Dec 11, 2013

Construction industry gains 17k jobs in November

The U.S. construction industry gained 17,000 jobs in November, according to data released Friday by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The gains pushed the industry from 5.834 million jobs in October to 5.851 million jobs in November. Total ...

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Construction industry adds 11,000 jobs in October

Nov 11, 2013

Construction industry adds 11,000 jobs in October

The U.S. construction industry gained 11,000 jobs in October, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The figures come from data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which show that, despite predictions that the 16-day government shutdown ...

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Construction industry adds 20,000 jobs in September

Oct 22, 2013

Construction industry adds 20,000 jobs in September

The U.S. construction industry gained 20,000 jobs in September, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The figures come from data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which show that the industry employs 5.826 million Americans -- ...

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Construction industry loses 6,000 jobs in July

Aug 06, 2013

Construction industry loses 6,000 jobs in July

The U.S. construction industry lost 6,000 jobs in July, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The figures come from preliminary data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which show that the industry employs 5.793 million Americans. Despite ...

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Construction industry adds 13,000 jobs in June

Jul 08, 2013

Construction industry adds 13,000 jobs in June

The U.S. construction industry experienced a 13,000-job increase in June, boosting the industry to its highest employment rate in almost four years, according to our sister site, Equipment World. The figures come from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics preliminary data, which ...

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Telsmith breaks ground on parts distribution facility

Nov 13, 2012

On Nov. 13, leaders from Telsmith Inc., Astec Industries, and the city of Mequon, Wis., broke ground for construction of a 33,760-square-foot facility to handle worldwide parts distribution for Telsmith products. The new parts distribution center will be located adjacent to ...

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ARTBA: Innovation ‘driving force’ to reduce roadway construction zone accidents

Apr 26, 2012

Innovation should be the driving force behind creation of new strategies to help reduce the nearly 600 deaths and 40,000 injuries that occur annually in roadway construction zones. That’s the central message for National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) being ...

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ProPickup Truck Expo to feature ‘SmartSessions’

Apr 17, 2012

ProPickup Truck Expo to feature ‘SmartSessions’

The ProPickup Truck Expo, a new one-of-a-kind trade show that showcases pickups and accessories used in construction, trucking, landscaping, and other hard-working industries, will take place Aug. 22-24, 2012, as part of the Great American Trucking Show, held annually at ...

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Parsons hires Sam Elters as road, highway leader

Apr 13, 2012

Parsons hires Sam Elters as road, highway leader

Parsons has hired Sam Elters as regional transportation director in Arizona and Nevada. In this position, he will be responsible for all road and highway projects in this region, and he will serve as the lead for major pursuits, including public-private ...

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Major Wire selects new territory manager

Apr 13, 2012

Major Wire selects new territory manager

    Major Wire named Jerry Teague as its new territory manager for the south central United States and Puerto Rico. Teague will work directly with Major Wire authorized dealers and aggregate, mining, and recycle customers in Arkansas, southern Illinois, eastern Kansas, Louisiana, ...

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LiuGong, Cummins form strategic alliance

Apr 13, 2012

LiuGong Construction Machinery and Cummins have formed a strategic alliance that provides LiuGong dealers with the opportunity to become certified and authorized Cummins Service Providers. Cummins has been a long-time partner and supplier of engines for LiuGong products. Dan Collins, deputy ...

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Ritchie Bros. conduct massive heavy equipment auction

Apr 13, 2012

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers plans to conduct a massive three-day heavy equipment auction in Edmonton, AB on April 24 - 26, 2012. More than 4,300 heavy equipment items and trucks will be sold in the auction, including one of the largest selections ...

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