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Feather in Our Cap

This may come as a surprise to you, but . . . ConExpo-Con/Agg is right around the corner! It seems like just yesterday we were walking 25 miles a day all over the Las Vegas Convention Center, but in March 2014, we will be doing it all again. In this issue, we begin our first “ConExpo-Con/Agg Countdown” column, which will detail all of the updates and show news available in the run-up to the big event.

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Off-Highway Diesel Prices

The national estimated average price-per-gallon for off-highway diesel fuel as of July 15 is $3.603. That is higher than the previous comparison price-per-gallon of $3.585.

More Clear vs. Less Clear

Some People Lead and Some Mislead When it Comes to Public Relations.

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April Construction Slips One Percent

By Mark S. Kuhar

New construction starts in April settled back 1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $473.0 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial.The public works sector retreated from its elevated pace in March, and housing experienced a slight loss of momentum. Highway and bridge construction in April retreated 25 percent.

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