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DALLAS / FORT WORTH Focus

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Focus - Industry’s state in 2018: “Optimistic and confident”

DALLAS/FT WORTH - How would you describe the state of the construction industry in general terms? I’d have to say the state of the industry is both optimistic and confident. Analytics are showing an increase in the percentage of contractors reporting either steady or increased backlog heading into 2018....

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12/28/2017 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Cautiously Optimistic

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Business is good on the construction equipment side of things according to AED members and most are optimistic about the future. However, we still face challenges. Many report business is up or at least consistent with last year, though margins remain slim....

Created by : cwiatrekcn
11/29/2017 21:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Caterpillar

DALLAS/FT WORTH - No matter the size or model, every Cat® Compact Track Loader features a suspended undercarriage for superior traction, extra comfort, exceptional stability, longer track life, & lower ground pressure. Easy-to-use pilot-operated controls keep you more productive throughout the work day. Our high performance powertrain, and advanced hydraulic system, can handle the toughest working conditions....

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11/29/2017 21:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Case

DALLAS/FT WORTH - More power. More productivity. More value....

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11/29/2017 21:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - New Holland

DALLAS/FT WORTH - New Holland Construction Equipment is keen to expand their offering in the very active compact track loader market. In April they announced the new C234 to their line-up....

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Focus - Takeuchi

DALLAS/FT WORTH - New for 2018, Takeuchi has introduced the TL6 compact track loader, an agile, compact machine that is easy to transport, and features outstanding stability and performance. The TL6 is ideal for cus-tomers in the agricultural, general contracting, landscaping and rental industries. Powered by a Kubota 2.4 liter, 65.2 horsepower engine, the TL6 features a radial lift loader design with a maximum lift height of 9 feet 6.4 inches,...

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Focus - The beneficial green

HOUSTON - Lyle Coston has over 20 years experience in sealants and waterproofing. He holds a BBA in Business Management from the University of Phoenix Houston. He has been part of the Chamberlin family for 18 years and is well versed in green building and sustainability....

Created by : cwiatrekcn
08/28/2018 20:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - A construction standard

DALLAS/FT WORTH - John O’Connor is an experienced director of preconstruction with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering degree focused in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University....

Created by : cwiatrekcn
08/28/2018 17:02:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - Backover Incidents

SAN ANTONIO - A backover incident occurs when a backing vehicle strikes a worker who is standing, walking, or kneeling behind the vehicle....

Created by : contributorcn
08/28/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Legal - Three steps employers can take to protect Latino and immigrant workers from discrimination

SAN ANTONIO - The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that Latinos make up 29 percent of construction workers in the United States. This percentage varies from state to state, with Latinos likely comprising more than 50 percent of construction workers in Texas. (The Center for Construction Research and Training estimates 55 percent). Other studies estimate that immigrants comprise about 25 percent of construction workers nationwide and 41 percen...

Created by : contributorcn
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