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Johnson to Trump: The time is now to fund infrastructure

Johnson to Trump: The time is now to fund infrastructure

NSSGA President & CEO Michael W. Johnson sent a letter to President Trump and Congressional leaders on Tuesday in advance of their White House meeting on infrastructure to take place Wednesday, May 22. In the letter, Johnson urged the leaders to fix America’s infrastructure. “Tomorrow is an opportunity for leadership of historic proportions to fix […]

Pettibone partners with Mecalac on 8MCR railroad excavator in North American market

Pettibone partners with Mecalac on 8MCR railroad excavator  in North American market

BARAGA, MI — Pettibone has announced a partnership with Mecalac to provide sales and service support in North America for the Mecalac 8MCR Rail-Road, a compact crawler excavator that is purpose built with factory-installed hi-rails for railway maintenance and service work. In addition to digging, the 8MCR Rail-Road excavator is also designed to provide outstanding lifting […]

Columbus, OH to host the pipeline construction auction of the year on June 27 & 28

Columbus, OH to host the pipeline construction auction of the year on June 27 & 28

120+ pipelayers already consigned for huge Ritchie Bros. event—consignments still being accepted COLUMBUS, OH — Events like this happen once a year, at most. On June 27 – 28, 2019, Ritchie Bros. will sell more than 120 pipelayers and other pipeline construction equipment at its auction site in Columbus, OH. Every single item will be sold […]

DSC Dredge, LLC joins forces with Dragflow S.r.l. to expand product lines

DSC Dredge, LLC joins forces with Dragflow S.r.l. to expand product lines

RESERVE, LA – DRAGFLOW is a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years’ experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment. DRAGFLOW is focused on the continuous development of its design and manufacturing activities for dredging, mining and industrial sectors. DSC is a global leader in the dredge manufacturing industry, […]

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator surges in March

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator surges in March

WASHINGTON, DC — Associated Builders and Contractors reports that its monthly Construction Backlog Indicator expanded to 9.5 months in March 2019, up 0.7 months or 8.8% since February 2019 when CBI stood at 8.8 months. “The U.S. economy has been humming and construction backlog is correspondingly elevated,” said ABC Chief Economist Anirban Basu. “While there was […]