Tag Archives: construction industry

Construction News From Across the Water: UK Construction Industry Update

Despite the economic downturn and the problems that many countries in Europe are experiencing with economic growth – the UK’s construction industry is one that seems to be surviving the slump. Industry figures from October 2013 show that the UK Construction industry has continued to grow for the 5th Consecutive month. The biggest boost this […]

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Construction Equipment Deconstructed: Analyzing The Industry's Top Brands by Rock & Dirt (INFOGRAPHIC)

Big construction equipment brands like, John Deere, Caterpillar and Komatsu are well-known by our society, but which brand is best? Our infographic, “Construction Equipment Deconstructed: Analyzing the Industry’s Top Brands” compares the most popular heavy-duty equipment and machinery used today. The results might surprise you. For example, one brand absolutely dominates in the categories we […]

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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. The construction fuel consumption index number has reported an increase in fuel use by 4.5% in May (5.1% […]

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Tips for Staying Profitable in the Construction Industry

Lee Smither offers invaluable information to construction companies in a presentation to Mountjoy Chilton Medley LLP. The presentation was titled Adjust, Adapt, Act: Winning Stories for the Post-2007 Construction Industry. Mr. Smither shared success stories of companies that have managed to stay profitable during hard times, revealing their secrets. The following are some great takeaways […]

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The American Construction Industry by Rock & Dirt (INFOGRAPHIC)

Explore our Infographic called “The American Construction Industry".  You'll learn the top 10 contractors in 2011 and many more interesting facts about the construction industry. Beginning with the current impact of the construction industry on GDP, jobs, spending, average industry pay, you will find out just how profitable the trucking industry is. And if you are […]

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