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World of Concrete Returns to Celebrate 50th Anniversary Milestone

The show will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Jan. 23-25. The 50th Anniversary of World of Concrete (WOC), the first and largest exhibition serving the global commercial concrete construction and masonry industries, announced open registration for three days of world-class education, community-focused events and exclusive access

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New Used Equipment Manager at Kirby-Smith 

Matt Heisel has over 23 years of industry experience. Construction Equipment Guide reported that Kirby-Smith Machinery Inc. (KSM) has hired Matt Heisel as its new used equipment sales manager. In his new position, Heisel will manage KSM’s used equipment sales team and be responsible for growing the heavy equipment distributor’s

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ABC: Biden’s Proposal Overhauling Government-Registered Apprenticeship Programs Will Exacerbate Construction Industry Labor Shortage

System is already ‘woefully inadequate in meeting the workforce needs of the construction industry.’ WASHINGTON, Dec. 18—Associated Builders and Contractors today issued the following statement in response to a proposed ruleissued by the U.S. Department of Labor on Dec. 14 that would make significant and controversial revisions to the National

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Construction Spending Increases 0.6 Percent In October, With Gains For Public And Private Nonresidential Projects, Along With Homebuilding

Mixed patterns within categories suggest market is shifting but remains strong overall; manufacturing, power, education, and single-family spending pickup offset drop in highway and multifamily projects. Total construction spending increased by 0.6 percent in October, led by strong gains for manufacturing, power, and education projects as well as single-family homebuilding,

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Equipment Rental Industry Remains Resilient

By Erin Jorgensen Equipment rental revenue, comprised of the construction/industrial and general tool segments, is expected to grow by 7.1 percent in 2024 to reach a record total of nearly $76.6 billion, topping the nearly $71.5 billion recorded in 2023, according to the latest forecast released in early November by

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