Category: Construction News

Building Skyward with Speed and Safety

The year 2019 was big for skyscraper construction worldwide, according to a recent column at International Construction Magazine. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) recorded that 26 “supertall” buildings were completed last Read More

April 23rd, 2020 | Tags: , , ,

South Florida Construction continues despite Covid-19 Threat

With the Covid-19 threat negatively affecting so many aspects of everyday life, how about some good news? According to a story at The Real Deal, the building industry is not stopping in South Florida, at Read More


Drones with Heavy Lifting Capabilities being Developed

The popularity of drones has been steadily increasing over the last several years. Applications have been numerous, from high resolution photography to package delivery. Amazon began experimenting with drones in 2013 to deliver orders to Read More

January 16th, 2020 | Tags: ,

Walt Disney World News Captures Sims on the Job

A Sims crawler crane was recently spotted and featured in a post at the WDW News Today website. WDW News Today is an online resource devoted to news and information for fans of Walt Disney Read More

November 20th, 2019 | Tags: , , , ,

Miami Offers Numerous Employment Opportunities in Construction

Increased economic activity in downtown Miami has prompted the development of Miami Worldcenter, an area the size of ten city blocks containing new condos, restaurants, shops, hotels and a convention center. The challenge has been Read More


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


When One Crane is Not Enough

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


Understanding the Importance of Asking “Why?”

As kids, we were told to not ask “Why?” but to just do what we’re told. This is the complete opposite when it comes to safety on a job site – knowing why an accident, Read More


Construction Tool? Contractors Among Top Drone Users

FAA: Smaller Contractors Using Construction Drones the Most Original Post: ConstructionEquipmentGuide.com Are drones becoming known as a construction tool? A recent report from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) shows that the agency is systematically issuing exemptions Read More


The Men & Women Behind the Scenes

When we think about construction equipment, a few different things come to mind. What does the piece of equipment do, how well does it perform the task, and who owns it? However, we can be Read More

November 13th, 2015 | Tags: , , ,

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, California, 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, 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