Category Archives: Hard Hat News

President Biden announces new actions to get more Americans vaccinated and slow the spread of the Delta Variant

The White House released its Fact Sheet regarding efforts to encourage vaccination for federal employees and federal contractors. This is not a vaccine mandate, and the relevant text is below. There are a lot of questions about what this means and how it will be implemented. The White House press briefing did little to expand on what was […]

Smooth slopes

Smooth slopes

Standout Features for a Safer, More Efficient Compaction Roller by Lynn Marsh, President, Road Widener LLC Crewmember safety is the highest priority in road construction. However, traditional compaction machines are about as rigid as it gets. Every degree of slope is felt by operators as they sweat through the sloping road shoulders and ditches, risking […]

Fisher Engineering announces new mid-duty plow and drop spreaders UTVs

Fisher Engineering announces new mid-duty plow and drop spreaders UTVs

These products will add to the FISHER® line of off-road vehicle equipment Highlights: Fisher Engineering has announced the addition of three new products to its line of off-road vehicle equipment: the FISHER® TRAILBLAZER™ mid-duty UTV straight blade plow and the TRAILCOMMANDER™ 250 and TRAILCOMMANDER™ 600 stainless steel drop spreaders. The TRAILBLAZER mid-duty UTV plow provides […]

Nonresidential construction spending decreases 1.1% in March, says ABC

Nonresidential construction spending decreases 1.1% in March, says ABC

WASHINGTON, D.C.—National nonresidential construction spending declined 1.1% in March, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published today by the U.S. Census Bureau. On a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, nonresidential spending totaled $778.5 billion for the month. Spending was down on a monthly basis in 11 of the 16 nonresidential subcategories. Private nonresidential […]