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Learn about business management with Construction University

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 15, 2013

Learn about business management with Construction University

Earlier this year, Better Roads and sister site Equipment World teamed up with Case Construction Equipment to provide construction professionals with a resource for running a solid construction business. Construction University is that resource. Construction University features topics ranging from marketing to business ...

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Construction University: Marketing

Better Roads Staff - Aug 07, 2013

Construction University: Marketing

Know Your Business series, Part IV   Give people a business excuse to choose you above your competition  There are several contractor misconceptions about marketing, says Cynthia Paul with industry consultant FMI. First, marketing is not sales. Second, it’s not just directed at ...

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Construction value expected to reach $919 billion in 2013

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 09, 2013

Construction value expected to reach $919 billion in 2013

FMI’s first-quarter 2013 Construction Outlook shows that the value of annual construction is expected to increase to 8 percent over 2012 levels, our sister site, Equipment World, reports. FMI forecasts the U.S. value of construction-put-in-place to rise to $919 billion this ...

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Pass it On

Better Roads Staff - Mar 06, 2013

Pass it On

Master the ownership transition game   By Brian Moore   Who comes after you? The ownership transition and succession of closely held businesses is one of the greatest challenges in the engineering and construction industry. Leading industry consultants FMI recently surveyed contractors to gauge where they ...

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Financial District

Better Roads Staff - Apr 06, 2012

S+ra+egy: do you have one? Planning is vital to compete in this construction market When FMI asked contractors what they thought about long-range planning in the face of the 2009 recession many of the answers were bleak. Although most everyone was concerned with ...

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Conexpo-Con/AGG 2014

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

Event: Start Date: 03/04/14End Date: 03/08/14Phone: (800) 867-6060 Web: www.conexpoconagg.com

Granite Construction named as one ‘World’s Most Ethical Companies’

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

Granite Construction Inc. has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2012 World's Most Ethical Companies. Granite says it made the list by setting the industry standard for its commitment to bettering the communities in which it works, ...

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New Holland sponsors PLANET’s 2012 Student Career Days and loader backhoe competition

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

New Holland sponsors PLANET’s 2012 Student Career Days and loader backhoe competition

 New Holland Construction is a major sponsor of the Professional Landcare Network’s (PLANET’s) 36th Annual Student Career Days, an annual conference and career fair that draws more than 900 students enrolled in horticulture, landscape, and lawn care programs at ...

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NTEA Work Truck Show 2012 sets new records

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

NTEA, the Work Truck Show 2012, held March 6-8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, was the biggest work truck event in history. It broke all standing event records, with a verified 10,408 attendees checking out work trucks and ...

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Granite JV with Yaquina River Contractors receives Notice of Default

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

Granite Construction Inc.'s joint venture with Yaquina River Contractors (YRC) received a Notice of Default from the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) relating to the U.S. ...

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Senate passes two-year transportation bill

Better Roads Staff - Mar 21, 2012

In an overwhelming show of support, the U.S. Senate voted to pass a two-year transportation bill valued at $109 billion. The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) Act, passed in a generally bipartisan 74-22 vote, reauthorizes federal highway ...

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ACS Valves: Contributes operating efficiency advantages

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 21, 2012

ACS Valves: Contributes operating efficiency advantages

ACS Valves says its new MD series of rotary feeder valves provides material metering that contributes tangible operating efficiency advantages, as well as long-term production and maintenance savings. The feeders are constructed with an eight-vane rotary valve that ensures proper ...

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