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Construction’s Explosive, Trillion-Dollar Growth Potential

“Construction is one of the least digitized industries…” That’s according to Michael Wholey, an intelligence analyst for CB Insights, a firm that specializes in machine learning. Speaking to Curbed.com, Wholey describes how “many startups are seizing the opportunity… Read More

Rumbling, Car-Crushing Good Times at Construction Theme Parks

Ever wished you could hop on a dozer or excavator, and then just do whatever the heck you wanted?? Yeah, us too, and you can at heavy equipment…

Autonomous Construction Equipment Is On-Site & Operational

The construction industry can seem pretty basic to the uninitiated. But to anyone who has spent time in an active work zone, it’s obvious that construction is…

Optimizing the Worksite with Wireless Headsets

They may look like they belong in a fast-food drive-through, but wireless headsets are becoming more and more common on construction sites and other work-zones which can be very loud…

The Technology That’s Revolutionizing Construction

News stations were buzzing earlier this week when SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon rocket…

3 Reasons Young People Should Enter Construction

It is a common refrain in our society that it is hard for young people to find jobs. There are many…

Equipment Trader’s Top 10 Memes of 2017

From just a few posts in 2016, we posted every single day in 2017, earning hundreds of thousands of views, thanks in part to some very funny memes…

3D-Printing in Construction: Major Breakthroughs and Benefits

3D printing is affordable, fast, durable, and sustainable, and has led to some major, recent…

4 Factors to Consider Before Buying Used Truck Scales

Industries from construction and agriculture to logistics and transportation use various truck scales for diverse weighing needs. However, paying a small fortune for…

3 Solutions for Combating the Skilled Labor Shortage

It’s no secret that there is a shortage of skilled construction labor in our country. Across the U.S. there are approximately 200,000 openings in construction waiting to be filled. A big reason that industry ranks…

Raiders Roll Dice On New Vegas Stadium

This spring, the Oakland Raiders received official approval from the NFL to relocate to a new city. Even if you don’t follow football, you probably heard about the move since the city is Las Vegas and they’ll be building a brand new stadium with a price tag of $1.9 billion. That’s billion with a ‘B.’ Today we’re digging into the construction specs of this enormous project.

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Looking Forward

It’s crazy how fast time flies. Twenty years ago, a movie ticket cost under $5, the average price for a new car was $16,000, boxer Mike Tyson was in the ring biting ears, and, at 21 years old, Tiger Woods had just become the youngest golfer to ever win the Masters. Equipment Trader – formerly Equipment Trader Online – has also come a long way in the past 20 years and continues to lead the industry in buying, selling, renting, and…