June 21,2012

Caterpillar Inc. has entered into an agreement with Westport Inc.who is a global leader in natural gas powered engines to offer natural gas engines in their line of heavy equipment and specialized mining equipment,the company is going to absorb all R and D costs and production is expected to begin in about five years,Caterpillar feels… Read more »

June 2012

MySafetySign.com has released new safety signs,as safety tools on how to operate cranes,crane accidents cause about 80 fatalities per year,according to hg.org US Labor Department a vast majority of those are caused by human error,but according to the New York Times 99.9 % of all crane accidents with a fatality are caused by equipment failure,… Read more »

June 2012

May 2012 was the second time in the last seven months with an increase in unemployment,their was 28,000 jobs lpst in May 18,000 in specialty trades and 11,000 in construction,this was the worst decline since August 2011,The Hill Blog has said that if the Highway and Transit bill gets passed this year it will soften… Read more »

May 11,2012

Construction employment for 2012 is on the upswing compared to 2011 but its a long road back to get to the peak of the summer of 2007,their are some hot spots but their are more cold spots,ironically Nevada is the coldest,with Arizona right behind it.The housing bubble that burst in 2008 has hurt some areas… Read more »

May 10,2012

Construction employment dipped by 5,000 jobs in April,2012 that was the first decline in the last seven months,ADP news bureau reported that we are still 16 percent below our all time high that peaked in the summer of 2008.These figures are based on the construction projects that are located in the largest 337 metropolitan areas,in… Read more »