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.

 

If you’re one of those people that walk by a construction site and dream of riding around on a bulldozer or excavator, then your dreams may have just come true. In efforts to boost the low economy state in Florida, construction industry veterans at Florida’s Gulf Coast now allow individuals or groups to experience work at a construction site, first hand.  Although you’ll have to travel to Bradenton, Florida to join in on the fun at, “People at Play: The Heavy Equipment Experience.”

Source: http://www.prweb.com/releases/people_at_play/construction_equipment/prweb9686891.htm

Due to the escalating environmental concerns, it is expected that the Cogeneration Equipment market will reach $15 billion by the year 2018. Businesses that include industrial operations, such as construction sites, would benefit from the combined heat and power (CHP) technology, if they demand a continuous and reliable power supply.

Source: http://www.timesunion.com/business/press-releases/article/Escalating-Environmental-Concerns-to-Drive-the-3695744.php

Those in the construction industry can now receive the latest news directly from their mobile phones, tablets, or iPad with Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) Mobile News app.  ENR partnered with McGraw-Hill Construction to create this app that will push the latest news to users even when they’re out on the field.

Source: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/construction-professionals-get-the-latest-news-on-the-go-with-engineering-news-records-new-mobile-news-app-2012-07-11

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