Chancellor to detail £7bn spending pledge for local transport

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is planning to detail plans in the Autumn spending review on Wednesday to pump £7bn in local transport improvements in Midlands and Northern cities. The pledge will

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Electric Pickup Trucks to Watch in the Next 3 Years

Competition in the electric pickup truck market is getting fierce. With several new models recently announced and others slated for delivery in early 2022, drivers will soon be able to

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The Future of Paving? Volvo Unveils Its CX01 Concept Compactor

Asphalt compactors aren’t known as the most difficult machine to operate on the job. Although compactors perform a critical function especially when smoothness specs are at stake, many contractors put

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Industry Roundup: H&E Opens 3rd Utah Branch

H&E Equipment Services has opened a new rental branch just north of Salt Lake City in Ogden. It is the company’s third Utah facility. The 8,500-square-foot facility sits on three

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From Beaches to Bases, This N.C. Contractor Loves to Move Dirt

Two things you quickly learn about Matt Mitchell is that he loves Sneads Ferry, North Carolina, where he has lived all his life. And he loves dirt. “A grown man

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Last cooling towers blown down at Eggborough – video

DSM Demolition successfully demolished on Sunday morning the last four cooling towers at the former Eggborough power station plant in Goole, North Yorkshire. The landscape changing demolition was the next

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Industry Roundup: National Equipment Dealers buys Richardson

National Equipment Dealers (NED) has bought Richardson Service 1991, expanding its organization in South Carolina. Based in Conway, South Carolina, Richardson specializes in construction, forestry and compact equipment and will

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Track workers dive clear from train after safety blunder

Two track workers had a near miss from a passenger train following a mix-up over line possession. A Rail Accident Investigation Branch report into the incident in July detailed the

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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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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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