What is Happening to Used Construction Equipment Pricing?

The fair market value for the most popular used construction equipment is continuing it’s downward trend in 2016.  The average resale and auction channels are delivering lower than expected pricing for sellers. Auction pricing for the past nine months has trended downward with the exception of the the mega auctions in Florida.  As expected, the [&hellip

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Construction Industry Petitions for Safety Regulations Changes

Talk to 10 people about their careers and the majority of them will say that good jobs are hard to come by. However, in places around the country like New York where construction building has skyrocketed, the construction industry is now petitioning the city to change safety regulations that have halted hundreds of jobs. Industry [&hellip

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Construction Spending in New York is Booming

If you’re in the construction business and you’re looking for a hot spot to zero-in on business, New York is a great place to start, according to a new report by the New York Building Congress. New York’s construction spending is booming! That’s right, New York’s construction spending is off the charts. In fact, money [&hellip

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How is the U.S. Drought Affecting YOU?

The U.S. Farm Bureau released a drought monitor on Tuesday, clearly defining the status by region. During August 20 – 25, 2014, A swath of moderate to heavy rain is forecast from the northern Intermountain West eastward through the northern half of the Plains, the Great Lakes Region, the central Appalachians, and the mid-Atlantic. Between [&hellip

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Construction Jobs Are On the Rise

Whether you are an employer or someone seeking employment in the construction business, according to a newly released report, hiring is up when it comes to construction jobs. In fact, during the past year, construction firms added jobs in 39 states. However, there is a small problem: The availability of skilled workers is beginning to [&hellip

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Expert Heavy Equipment Implements Marine Corps Leadership Based Training for Managers

There’s a long list of successful company founders and CEOs, such as FedEx’s Fred Smith, Exxon’s Lawrence G. Rawl, Taco Bell’s Glen Bell and more, who attribute their leadership to principles learned in the Marine Corps, and now thanks to those principles the Director of Texas-based Expert Heavy Equipment (EHE) has been added to the list. It [&hellip

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Guinness World Record Title for Fastest Lawnmower – Honda Mean Mower

Honda’s Mean Mower has officially broken the Guinness World’s title for the Fastest lawnmower, averaging 187.60km/h (116.57mph) to break the previous record by over 45km/h. The successful Guinness World Records attempt took place under the watchful eye of a Guinness World Records Adjudicator at the IDIADA Proving Ground, in Tarragona, Spain, on Saturday 8th March [&hellip

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Great Deals as the Economy Rebounds

Regardless of whether you’re looking to buy or sell used heavy equipment, we’re sure that there’s one thing you can agree on:  There’s always an open ear for good news. So what’s the good news? Well, according to reports from the US Federal Government, the economy rebounded in the second quarter and is headed for [&hellip

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Which Manufacturer is Leading the Way with Wheel Loaders?

Equipment Watch released data that reflects which manufacturers are dominating the wheel loader market.  In February – March, Caterpillar largely moved away from the pack with a substantial increase in market share; however, that quickly changed from March – April.  But Caterpillar wasn’t to be outdone……they pulled away again from the other manufacturers with increases [&hellip

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What are Five Types of Mobile Cranes?

Ritchie Bros issued this post which great information on the types and uses of mobile cranes. Cranes have instrumental  in constructing houses, buildings, cities, and nations. What would take hundreds of people and hours to accomplish, one of these cranes can do in just minutes. Here are some of the most common types of mobile cranes used [&hellip

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