Rock & Dirt’s Weekly Recap-
News in the Construction Equipment Industry
Need a quick update on what happened last week in the construction industry? Every Monday we will provide a brief overview of some of the top stories for your consumption.
As a result of the recession over the past few years, the construction industry in the United States has experienced negative growth. On the bright side, America is beginning to gain a sense of confidence within the economy and analysts are predicting significant growth as compared to rates seen during the recession. ForConstructionPros.com reported that during the first half of 2012, there was a 5.8% increase in sales throughout the construction industry nationwide.
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Presidential candidate, Governor Mitt Romney, paid a visit to Screen Machine Industries on Friday, November 2nd. It was a victory rally in preparation for the upcoming election this week. Screen Machine Industries hosted a similar event last year in which employees, community members, and news correspondents all rallied for the Republican Party.