Construction Industry News

ARA forecasts equipment rental industry to grow to nearly $60 billion by 2021

Date: 21-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

In its latest five-year forecast, the American Rental Association (ARA) expects equipment rental industry revenue to continue to grow consistently in the United States over the next five years, resulting in total revenue of $59.6 billion in 2021.

Terex AWP Shares Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results

Date: 14-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

Following Terex Corporation’s release of its fourth quarter and full year 2017 results, Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) is pleased to share these, along with its segment-specific results.

IPAF Outlines Consultation on Virtual Reality and Platform Simulators

Date: 13-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

A global consultation is to be launched by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) to establish the possibilities for powered access training and safety guidance afforded by new technology such as virtual reality and platform simulators.

New Report Shows Glass and Glazing Industry Poised for More Growth in 2018

Date: 07-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
KM&R

The ongoing construction expansion and a robust overall U.S. economy will keep U.S. glazing contractors plenty busy this year. This boost is being felt across most markets and in virtually all relevant building segments, according to the newly released 2018 Glass and Glazing Industry Outlook report from Key Media & Research (KMR).

Scally to Edit Lift and Access Magazine

Date: 07-02-2018 / Author: fmotz
Karen Scally

Heartland Communications Inc. has named respected B2B equipment journalist Karen M. Scally to edit Lift and Access magazine, and its supplements, Telecom and Utility Construction and Components & Consumables.

Scally succeeds Mike Larson, who has edited the magazines for the past seven years. Larson will remain Heartland’s editorial director and will also continue to edit the company’s Crane Hot Line magazine.

Specialty Construction Drove January Employment Growth

Date: 05-02-2018 / Author: fmotz

The January Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation report revealed another strong month of job growth, with steady increases in the construction sector. Specialty construction dominated construction job growth with 26,300 positions added.

“Skilled employees are in high demand,” said Jack Jacobson, spokesperson for the Construction Employers of America. “Our apprenticeship and training programs are vital to ensure that construction employers have a quality labor market to access as demand in the specialty construction sector continues to grow.”