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Skyscrapers Under Construction in San Francisco

Since 2015, the East Bay area has seen the biggest spike in construction spending in over a decade. The Oakland, Fremont and Hayward metro area has received roughly $4.8 billion in new construction spending since 2015. The majority of new construction has been focused on residential real estate that includes apartments and condo buildings. In […]

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4 Reasons Why The Construction Industry Will Change

As the U.S. economy continues to rebound and the recession that rocked the country grows smaller in the rear view mirror, the construction industry is poised for a big comeback.  The industry is adapting to resulting trends that have changed the landscape not just nationally, but globally. Below, we’ve shared four of these trends, courtesy of […]

Construction Industry Employment Numbers Hit 5-year High

More Construction Sites Mean More Jobs There has been much written over the past several months about the recovery of the construction industry and now there’s even more good news. According to a study by the Associated General Contractors of America, construction industry employment numbers in the U.S. reached a five-year high in August as […]

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Rental Property Hits 25 Year High as Home Ownership Declines

For decades, millions of people chased the American Dream: A good job, a small family, a white picket fence, and a nice home. Today, however, younger generations are running after something entirely different. Saddled with student loan debt and few solid job prospects, many millennials are forgoing homeownership in favor of renting. Aside from the […]

U.S. Equipment Rental Revenues Expected to Rise

With reports coming out over the past several months that the U.S. construction industry appears to be on the rebound, it only makes sense that the equipment rental sector would follow suit. In a recent analysis by the American Rental Association (ARA), total equipment rental in America is expected to increase 7.6 percent in 2014, […]

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Tips to Consider Before Signing Rental Agreement

Construction companies and contractors are continually seeking the most cost-effective methods of completing their projects. As construction businesses are currently experiencing a slight boom period, renting equipment continues to offer benefits that appeal to both budget and performance. Most contractors opt to avoid the headaches associated with owning heavy equipment and rent instead. The cost […]

Increased Construction Safety Inspections Coming To California

Just a heads up: If you’re a construction company operating your business in the state of California, you might want to make sure you have your stuff together. According to a recent article for NatLawReview.com, the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) is expected to increase their number of inspectors to check employers’ fall […]

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What’s the World’s Largest Excavator?

Ever wonder what a real-life Decepticon Transformer might look like? The Bagger 293 would be the best example to look towards. Built in 1995, this German constructed mastodon currently holds the world record for largest terrestrial vehicle. This bucket wheel excavator looks like something from a sci-fi picture. The structure’s appearance has a striking resemblance […]

What’s the World’s Largest Dump Truck?

Your childhood Tonka truck infatuation come to life. Continuing our series of the world’s biggest heavy equipment machines, this week we’ll look at the Caterpillar 797. The ultra class, two-axle, power-train haul truck is developed in the United States by Caterpillar Inc. Used specifically for high-output mining operations and various heavy-duty construction applications, the 797 […]

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Construction Industry Promises to Hire 100K Veterans

As the economy struggles to dig itself out a huge hole, one industry has vowed to help put 100K veterans to work over the next five years. Last month, more than 100 construction companies and associations pledged to hire more than 100,000 veterans by 2019 at a conference sponsored by the Department of Labor and […]