FMI Corporation predicts that total engineering and construction spending in 2018 will increase 7%

FMI Releases FMI Construction Outlook 2018, First Quarter Report RALEIGH, N.C. – March 27, 2018. FMI Corporation, the leading provider of management consulting and investment banking services to engineering and construction, infrastructure and the built environment, is pleased to announce the release of its 2018 first quarter construction outlook. The publication offers comprehensive construction forecasts […]

KOMATSU AMERICA ANNOUNCES PLANS TO MOVE NORTH AMERICA HQ TO CHICAGO

Komatsu Americas HQ chicago

Open, collaborative work spaces, plus better access to O’Hare, public transportation and Chicagoland’s diverse talent pool all cited as leading factors in the decision Rolling Meadows, Ill., April 09, 2018 – Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today announced plans to move company headquarters to Chicago, IL in 2020. The new site at […]

Tips for Protecting Your Construction Business from Cyber Attacks

Cybersecurity should be of utmost importance to the construction marketplace. Today, mobile platforms are very much integrated into how construction professionals perform jobs. At the same time, more and more connected technologies are present in the workplace and at the jobsite. For construction, this technology is also becoming more integrated into heavy equipment as well, […]

Industry Leading Komatsu Care Program Celebrates 100,000th Service Interval

Rolling Meadows, Ill., March 22, 2018 – Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, and its distributor, Komatsu Northeast, today announced the completion of Komatsu CARE’s 100,000th service interval. Komatsu America pioneered complimentary maintenance for Tier 4 machines in the construction industry with the launch of Komatsu CARE in 2011. The 100,000th interval was […]

Construction Industry Insiders Reveal Hottest Technologies for 2018

Technology—from tablets, to drones, to lasers—is changing how work is done in construction. The data gathered at the jobsite can help make more informed decisions, improving productivity, safety and the bottom line. Specifically looking at devices such as phones and tablets, Gartner says worldwide device shipments will increase 2.1 percent in 2018, with two markets expected to grow […]

Highway funding rises in new federal spending bill signed by Trump

The new $1.3 trillion federal spending package approved just before a government shutdown deadline boosts funding for highway programs by 8 percent and triples the funding to the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or TIGER, program, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association. The appropriations were passed by the Senate after a late-night […]

Pine Bush Equipment Hosts 11th Annual Golf Tournament

Please join us for a great day of golf on May 17, 2018 at the Town of Wallkill Golf Club.  All proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society. Our event includes – Continental Breakfast – Lunch on the Turn – Buffet Dinner with One Hour Beer and Wine Included – Gifts – Prizes – Awards – […]

2 Ways to Increase Safety at the Construction Site

For today’s construction professional, there are a number of different ways to heighten safety on the construction job site. In most cases, it comes down to having the right tools, equipment and technology on the job. Here’s a look at two key ways to create a safer construction job site. Fall Protection Equipment Many construction […]

Proposed U.S. Tariffs Would Hike Construction Steel Prices, Economists Say

If President Trump adopts Commerce Dept. recommendations to impose severe trade penalties on steel and aluminum imports from China and other foreign countries, prices for construction steel and aluminum products would jump and some contractors could suffer a financial blow, industry economists predict. The proposals—which Commerce sent to President Trump on Jan. 11 but didn’t release publicly […]

Komatsu America signs agreement to purchase east coast distributor Pine Bush Equipment

Komatsu aquires Pine Bush Equipment

Purchase continues to support long-term distributor growth and customer satisfaction goals Rolling Meadows, Ill., February 26, 2018 – Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today announced that, through its subsidiary F and M Equipment Ltd., it has entered into a purchase agreement with PBE Group, consisting of Pine Bush Equipment Co. Inc. […]

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