April 14, 2013

Construction Sector Adds 18,000 Jobs in March Construction employment experienced an increase for the tenth month in a row in March, as the sector added 18,000 jobs, according to analysis of federal data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). The sector surpassed 5.8 million employees for the first time since September 2009. “The… Read more »

Terex Launches New All Terrain Product

As reported from www.cranestodaymagazine.com, “Terex’s Bauma 2013 stand will include the first appearance of a brand new family of all terrains. The new all terrain crane, due to be shown in a five-axle variant, will be joined by the first trade show appearances of the company’s new Quadstar rough terrain cranes and Superlift crawlers.” Cranes… Read more »

Jobless Rate slides to 7.6%

The U.S. economy added 88,000 jobs in March, the Labor Department said. The unemployment rate, obtained by a separate survey of U.S. households, fell one-tenth of a percentage point to 7.6%. Economists had forecast that nonfarm payrolls would rise by 200,000 and the unemployment rate would hold steady at 7.7%.

Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 Heavy Equipment Operators

Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 Heavy Equipment Operators Heavy equipment operators from capitalized on the opportunity to practice using their heavy equipment at the Haramura training area near Hiroshima during Exercise Thunder Horse, March 17-22, 2013. MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan – The Marines practiced digging 14-foot trenches and individual fighting positions in an… Read more »