October 23, 12

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Paints Rosy Picture Last Friday the NAHB came out with their September numbers and their forecasts for the next six months. According to NAHB out of the 337 largest metropolitan areas, 188 saw an increase in construction employment 119 saw a decrease,and the rest were stagnant.Also,the housing starts… Read more »

October 15, 2012

"U.S. OUTLOOK IS ONE OF NEAR-TERM WEAKNESS AND LONG TERM STRENGTH’ anyone puzzled by recent economic numbers is not alone,they can be contradictory and confusing sometimes and as we have learned in the past consumers spending habits usually run hand in hand with the consumer confidence index.Everyday their is good news and then the next… Read more »

September 2012

The housing market rebound is gaining strength, foreclosure sales are decreasing,existing home sales in July and August were the best they have been since May of 2010,and the Commerce Department reported that 2.3% increase in August represents a seasonally adjusted rate of 750,000 housing starts.The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) said that builders confidence… Read more »

July 2012

Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) citing their 2020 employment forecasts heavy equipment operators are listed at number 4,that is out of 101 career opportunities. These projections are for the next five to 10 years,Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said that this line of work can absorb the most employees over the next decade,these are "in-demand" and… Read more »

JULY 2012

LoJack Corp. has released it’s 12th annual construction equipment theft study, very few surprises ,there was about three hundred million dollars worth of equipment stolen in 2011 and only 8.8 million of it was recovered, a total of 40 people were arrested connection with the thefts, and 40 chop shops and theft rings were raided…. Read more »