Construction News: Manitex Shows off 70 Ton Truck Mounted Crane

Manitex Unveils 70-Ton Truck-Mounted Crane Manitex, Inc. has unveiled its newest truck-mounted telescopic crane, the 70-ton TC700. The crane is specifically designed to be used on commercial carriers, allowing operators quickly travel to and between job sites. Once on the job, the TC700′s ROC radio outrigger controls, swing-out outrigger design, on-board outrigger pads, and remote… Read more »

May 3, 2013

Kansas construction employment down 3.2% from last year Kansas was among 19 states losing construction jobs from March 2012 to March 2013, the Associated General Contractors of America said in a report Friday. The state lost 1,800 jobs from year ago, a drop of 3.2 percent, the AGC’s analysis of U.S. Labor Department data shows…. Read more »

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United Rentals Profits Go UP!

As the equipment rental business goes up, so goes the economy. Or at least that is what many say. United Rentals First-Quarter Profit Up 62% United Rentals’ quarter #1 earnings climbed 62% as the company’s revenue continued to gain strength. UR reported a profit of $21 million, up from $13 million a year earlier. GO… Read more »