Category: Construction News

Hard Rock Expansion Features Crawler Crane Muscle

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida is undergoing a massive expansion with a $1.5 billion price tag. A large, guitar-shaped hotel tower will house 638 luxury rooms and suites, and an Read More

February 11th, 2019 |

When One Crane is Not Enough

Construction projects are greatly helped when a crane is present to do heavy lifting on the jobsite. But what if the size of the project is larger than what one crane can handle? Bring in Read More

December 3rd, 2018 |

Understanding the Importance of Asking “Why?”

As kids, we were told to not ask “Why?” but to just do. This is the complete opposite when it comes to the safety on a job site. Knowing why an accident, incident, or near Read More


Construction Tool? Contractors Among Top Drone Users

FAA: Smaller Contractors Using Construction Drones the Most Original Post: ConstructionEquipmentGuide.com Author:  GILES LAMBERSTON – CEG BLOGGER Are drones becoming known as a construction tool? In a recent report from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) shows Read More


The Men Behind the Scenes

When we think about construction equipment, we tend to think about a few different things. What does the piece of equipment do, how well does it perform the task, and who owns the equipment. Well Read More


Kobelco Crawlers at Work on Atlanta Toll Road Project

Northwest Express Roadbuilders, a joint venture of Archer Western Contractors of Atlanta (subsidiary of The Walsh Group), Hubbard Construction Company of Winter Park, Florida, and Parsons Transportation Group, Pasadena, Calif., was recently commissioned to construct Read More


If You Can Control the Clock, You Can Win the Game

I am quite passionate about college football, and so far this year my Yellow jackets (Georgia Tech) have “engineered” an 8-2 record and are currently ranked 22nd in the nation. Not bad for a team Read More

November 14th, 2014 | Tags: ,

South Florida Construction Job Openings

A local contractor in South Florida has two job openings available for immediate placement with relocation compensation if necessary.  Please share these open opportunities with folks you might know looking for their next new challenge Read More


Sims Crane helps raise $11,000 for Construction Angels

Group aids families of construction workers killed on job TAMPA – Sims Crane & Equipment Co. helped to raise $11,000 after expenses at the inaugural fundraiser for the Tampa Bay Chapter of Construction Angels, a Read More


US Construction Up 8.6% For Year Preceding April

The value of construction put in place in the US was up +8.6% in the 12 months to April, compared to 12 months previously, at $954 billion. The market was also up +0.2% on March Read More


Culture Can Give Businesses a Competitive Advantage, with ROI

Business owners, do you have values on purpose? What about culture on purpose? “If not, or if you don’t know, then now is a perfect time to think about how those two initiatives can add Read More

June 3rd, 2014 | Tags: , ,

The Cost of Walking and How You Can Save Money

With the onset of the aging workforce and the changing demographics in the work environment, soft tissue injuries are the leading frequency and severity loss drivers in the construction industry. While it’s impossible to eliminate Read More


Heavy Hauling Company Moves Gargantuan Bridge Components

On September 3, traffic began moving across the new East Span of the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge. Stretching 2,047 feet, the Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) span is the signature element of the bridge and Read More


Grove GMK7550 Helps Turn Airport Terminal Into a Museum

A Grove GMK7550 all-terrain crane did its part to transform a Washington Dulles International Airport flight tower terminal into a museum. The 550-ton crane lifted a refurbished radar dome to the top of a tower Read More


Outline of Terms with Specific Duties and Responsibilities on the Job Site

There are actions required by employees and managers at various levels within any organization that make the application of the lift management processes complete.  Titles and positions enumerated may differ from site to site, however Read More