Construction Industry Economic Forecast for 2015

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2014 was a year of economic recovery in the United States. CNN Money reported that 2014 was the country’s strongest year of job growth since 1999, with more than 2.95 millions jobs added. As the new year begins, we asked economist Edward Zarenski to share his economic predictions for 2015, specifically as they relate to… Read more »

Are Heavy Equipment Auction Houses Seeing Their Last Days?

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The Internet has changed the world. It’s challenging to think of any industry that hasn’t been touched by the capabilities it offers. In fact, some industries have been so revolutionized that companies unable to adjust and innovate have been forced to shut their doors (consider Netflix’ market grab from businesses like Blockbuster and Hollywood Video)…. Read more »

Concrete Industry Nears Long Awaited Milestone, Reorganizing Code

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Construction industry standards can become as cumbersome as the federal tax code, growing more unwieldy over time as incremental changes are made. ACI 318, “Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete,” governs the design and construction of structural concrete members. The document is issued by the American Concrete Institute (ACI), a non-profit founded in 1904 as… Read more »