We looked inside some of the tweets by @EquipmentToday and found useful information for you.
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That's a 78% increase in the number of heads of state and national governments on Twitter from 2011. Which means Twitter is taking over the world. And we're ok with that.
Noah Ready-Campbell, founder and CEO of @BuiltRobotics, challenges our #sciencefiction expectations for what #robots should look and act like, and points out the everyday robots all around us. https://www.forconstructionpros.com/blogs/construction-grade/blog/21117483/meet-some-of-todays-working-construction-robots … #construction #robotics #technology
Arizonans would pay 18 cents a gallon more for fuel by 2023 under a proposal to raise the #gastax that won preliminary approval this week. Revenue would go to better funding of #roadrepair and maintenance. https://roselawgroupreporter.com/2020/02/arizona-would-double-its-gas-tax-to-pay-for-road-repair-under-bill-at-legislature/ … #infrastructure
Iron and #steel was the only subcategory that experienced a monthly increase greater than 1% but is still down 11.9% for the year. Among 11 subcategories, six experienced year-over-year price decreases. @ABCNational #buildingcosts #construction
National #Geospatial-Intelligence Agency unveils new facility renderings: Groundbreaking of the $1.7B project happened in November, and NGA has been seeking input from eight north #StLouis neighborhoods about the perimeter design. #construction http://via.fox2now.com/AtZDk @fox2now
Unseasonably mild weather helped keep #homebuilding in high gear during January. While starts fell 3.6%, January’s 1.57 million-unit pace was the second strongest pace of the expansion. https://www.forconstructionpros.com/economics/press-release/21117114/wells-fargo-construction-january-us-housing-fall-to-a-lofty-spot … #construction #housing
#Construction contractors are renting more equipment than in the past, and that trend is helping to lead the organic growth, says #JLG's Frank Nerenhausen. However, he expects a slight pause in the #aeriallift market in 2020. http://bit.ly/3bPFhsJ #liftequipment
The @USDOT announced the opportunity to apply for $1 billion in FY 2020 discretionary #grantfunding through the BUILD #Transportation Discretionary Grants program. The grants are for planning and investments in surface #transportation #infrastructure.
The #concrete industry has come a long way to ensure #compliance while protecting its workforce from inhaling the #silica dust created during operations. But, there is still room for improvement. http://bit.ly/2HC7AgG #construction #safety #concretedust #silicosis
Total #construction starts slipped 6% in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $759.2B, per @DodgeData. All three major categories fell: #residential #building fell 8%, #nonresidential building lost 6% and #nonbuilding starts moved 2% lower.
Massive #concrete beams that will be used for the #MileLongBridge along the Tri-State Tollway’s heaviest-traveled section are getting police escorts from a #Wisconsin factory to a tollway plaza in #Chicago’s southwest suburbs. https://chicagoconstructionnews.com/massive-beams-arriving-this-week-for-tri-state-tollway-bridge-project/ …
Malcom Early, @SkyjackInc, anticipates that in 2020 the #rental industry will see a lowering of equipment sales into the marketplace as a whole. "We see the market for aerial equipment going through an adjustment in 2020." #liftequipment #aerialifts