2021 Contractor of the Year: Pruss Excavation Refashions Fleet After Meeting Dual Flood Challenges

The construction lineage is deep in the Pruss family. Matt’s grandfather, Jim Sr., started Pruss Excavation in 1968. His father, also named Jim, joined him four years later, and Matt

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New home starts slump 27% amid labour and material crisis

Concrete evidence is emerging that widespread materials and labour shortages are stifling new housing starts. Fresh figures from the National House Building Council show that new homes registrations slumped 27%

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Cladding panels “dislodged” from McAlpine hotel job

Roads around a Hilton hotel being built by Sir Robert McAlpine in Woking were closed last week when cladding panels became “dislodged”. Following the incident at the £540m Victoria Square

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Loftness debuts Battle Ax H Series mulcher for skid steers, CTLs, tractors

Today’s skid steers and compact track loaders crank out lots of hydraulic horsepower, and Loftness is taking advantage of that with its new Battle Ax H Series mulching attachments. Designed

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Curry Supply Offers Keystone Service Bodies to Fit Contractors’ Sweet Spot

Curry Supply is introducing a new line of service truck bodies: Keystone and Keystone Pro. The Pro version features a crane body, and both models are built using light-weight, high-strength

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Brokk expands beyond demolition with new attachments for its robots

Aside from being the original robotic machine, Brokk’s remote-controlled loaders/toolcarriers have provided demolition contractors a safe way to work in dangerous places where you wouldn’t want a worker to venture.

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Lay Aggregate, Streamline Backfilling with Road Widener FH-R

The Road Widener FH-R material placement attachment, showcased at The Utility Expo, enables one crew member to precisely lay topsoil, gravel, asphalt and more. The remote-controlled attachment can be connected

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Empowering Electrical Techs with Modern Work Order Tools

Stop burying your electrical techs in administrative processes and let them focus on their real work with connected, mobile work order applications. Did you miss our previous article… https://www.cityheartsaberdeen.com/?p=249 Duane

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JCB Unveils Its Tallest Telehandler, the Rotating 512-83R

JCB is going bigger and taller with its new eight-story-high rotating telehandler, the 512-83R, which it calls three machines in one. JCB says it can also serve as a crane

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Report: One-Fourth of Infrastructure Faces Flood Risk. (Here’s How to Check Your Area’s Threat Level.)

A new report estimates that one-fourth of all critical infrastructure in the U.S. is at risk of flooding, and that percentage will increase as storms become more severe due to

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