Matt Pruss, Pruss Excavation, named Equipment World’s 2021 Contractor of the Year

Matt Pruss, Pruss Excavation, Dodge, Nebraska, has been named Equipment World’s 2021 Contractor of the Year. In accepting the award, Pruss said: “This is a great group of contractors and

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How to Solve Your Construction Labor Shortage

Still looking for the proverbial easy button to fill your talent pipeline? We hate to break it to you: there isn’t one. “If you’re in this industry and not being

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12 Road Projects Named Finalists for America’s Transportation Awards

After months of regional competitions, 12 road construction projects have been chosen as finalists for America’s Transportation Awards. The awards, sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation

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Task Force Racing to Develop Tech Guidance for Electric Trucks

Editor’s note: Trucking industry efforts to develop recommended practices for training techs on electric trucks may offer a glimpse of what the construction industry will go through as more electric

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Ritchie Acquires SmartEquip, Makes Parts Play

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers is acquiring SmartEquip for $175 million, a deal that will give Ritchie “asset-specific full-lifecycle parts and service support” to dealers, OEM partners and buyers, says Ritchie CEO

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Skycatch Releases Flight1x Cloud-Based Drone Solution

Using photogrammetry, drones can collect enormous amounts of information on earthmoving, industrial and mining sites. But when it comes to downloading all that data … put on a fresh pot

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Worker falls through scaffold safety rail

A fit out contractor has been fined after an employee suffered multiple fractures after falling fifteen feet from scaffolding. Manchester Magistrates Court heard on the 24 October 2019, an employee

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Quarterly U.S. Put-in-Place Forecast Report, Fall 2021

> Two of the major themes that will be governing U.S. construction activity as the coronavirus-caused downturn recedes into legend will be electrification and decarbonization. In most ways, they are

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Deere: Split With Hitachi Allows It to Flex Technology Muscle

What was behind the surprising Deere-Hitachi excavator split announced in August? What will this mean for Deere customers of both brands? PRuccoloJohn Deereerhaps a better question is what it won’t

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How to Repaint Construction Equipment

It’s tedious, time-consuming and often overlooked. A fresh paint job may not be on the top of your preventive maintenance priority list, but it’s a critical step to extend the

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