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A crane accident at a New York City hotel construction site killed one worker.

The panel reviewing cost overruns at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) hospital under construction in Aurora, Colo., now has a construction expert on it.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), which is investigating the Aurora, Colo. construction project, is missing a vital member - a construction expert.

New construction starts in March decreased 13 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $633.3 billion.

United Rentals, Inc announced financial results for the first quarter 2015. Total revenue was $1.315 billion and rental revenue was $1.125 billion.

Caterpillar reported a 25-percent increase in profit in 1Q 2015 to $1.81 per share, up from $1.44 in 1Q 2014.

Topcon Positioning Group has redesigned its interactive website to address the needs of customers in its expanding markets

Rudd Equipment Company is the latest dealer to join SDLG’s dealer network. 

Knife River Corporation and MDU Construction Services Group to team with Oregon State University to develop a facility for improving safety for construction workers and the general public.

The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) agreed with Manitowoc that Sany infringed on patents and stole trade secrets.

Confidence in the equipment finance market is 70.7, down from the four-year high of 72.1 in March

Even as construction firms added jobs in 41 states between March 2014 and March 2015, construction employment declined in 29 states and the District of Columbia between February and March

Astec Industries reported sales and earnings gains for 1Q 2015.

Case Construction Equipment has brought together under the name Case SiteSolutions all its services and technologies designed to complement the brand's equipment. 

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced the launch of a digital media campaign to amplify the voices of the transportation design and construction industry

SmartEquip and Point-of-Rental Software have formed a strategic partnership to integrate their respective software platforms.

Halliburton reported income from continuing operations for 1Q 2015 of $418 million, down from $623 million in 1Q 2014. 

The Compact Equipment Products division (CEP), including Gehl and Mustang, reported an increase of 40 percent in sales compared to Q1 2014.

Topcon Positioning Group announces the kickoff of the 2015 Topcon Technology Roadshow in Toronto, Ontario. 

American Infrastructure, Allan A. Myers and Independence Construction Materials announced that they have unified under one name, Allan Myers.

Komatsu and GE announced a partnership that will provide big data analysis to mining customers.

J.F. Kiely Construction Co. received the "Recognition Award" for its work in prevention of occupational injuries for 2014.

The Indiana State Senate voted to repeal the state’s common construction wage law.

Major global iron ore miners were placed on “credit watch negative” by Standard and Poor’s (S&P).

The current demand for cranes in the U.S. is positive sign for the U.S. economy and the construction industry.

American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) selected Ron DeFeo, chairman and CEO of Terex Corp., to receive the 2014 “ARTBA Award.” 

Bechtel has been granted permission for commercial use of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) technology by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Caterpillar has formed a new division, Analytics & Innovation (AI), which will be led by Caterpillar VP Greg Folley.

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) has a number of large and photogenic projects underway, including Cleveland's new Inner Belt Bridges and the agency's first-ever public-private partnership, a $429 million, 16-mile bypass through Scioto County.

Investment in equipment and software is expected to grow 5 percent in 2015, according to the Q2 update to the 2015 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook released today by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation.

Now two years behind schedule, Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct project dug itself out of its latest setback, as the 4-million-pound tunneling machine known as Bertha was hauled to the surface in late March.

Apple has lifted the ban on workers convicted of felonies within the past seven years from working on its new campus construction site.

Seven people have died in construction accidents in New York City in 2015.

A bipartisan group of state senators proposed a $3.9 billion construction budget for the state of Washington.

Trimble announces that a Sitech Technology dealer has been established in Hawaii and the Mariana Islands.

The first of three towers on the Ohio River for the new Interstate 65 bridge between downtown Louisville, Ky. and Jeffersonville, Ind. is now complete.

An expert review panel says the $3.1 billion project to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle will be completed.

Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee members voted 8-5 in favor of eliminating the five-member boards that set the Indiana common construction wage law.

Construction began on a $318 million highway bypass project in Boulder City, Nev. that is expected to create 4,000 jobs.

Workers with recent felony convictions are barred from construction work on Apple’s “spaceship” campus.


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