Teleo Named One of Fast Company’s World’s 
Most Innovative Companies

Teleo, a company building autonomous technology for heavy construction equipment, announced it has made Fast Company’s prestigious list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies of 2024. Teleo has been ranked in the top 10 for the most innovative robotics companies. The company earned the honor based on introducing Supervised Autonomy, its proprietary blend of autonomy and long-range remote operations, for…

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Epiroc Agrees to Acquire ACB+

Epiroc has agreed to acquire ACB+, a manufacturer of attachments and related couplers used by the construction industry.   ACB+ is based in Saint Lager, France, and has several production facilities in the country. It manufactures attachments and quick couplers used on excavators for construction as well as related areas such as scrap recycling and deconstruction. Quick couplers are used…

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AGC of California’s Survey Unveils Industry Outlook for 2024

The Associated General Contractors of California (AGC of California) recently conducted a membership survey revealing feelings of optimism among contractors toward the future of the construction industry. A positive outlook is apparent as respondents anticipate favorable financial performance and recruitment opportunities for their companies in 2024. “The collective optimism of our members is the cornerstone driving the construction industry’s growth.…

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Holcim Names Gutovic CEO

Holcim’s board of directors appointed Miljan Gutovic as chief executive officer (CEO) of Holcim, effective May 1. He will succeed the current CEO Jan Jenisch, who will focus on his role as chairman and will stand for re-election at the AGM in May. Also, the board has tasked Jenisch to lead the planned U.S. listing of Holcim’s North America business.…

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Deere Makes Donation Match Commitment to Construction Angels

Continuing its commitment to the safety and wellbeing of the construction industry, John Deere announced that it is committed to matching donations, up to a total of $100,000, made to the Construction Angels nonprofit organization from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31.  Construction Angels offers critical support when tragedy strikes, providing financial assistance, grief counseling services and long-term scholarship funding to…

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AGC’s Sandherr to Retire; Shoaf To Become CEO

Stephen E. Sandherr announced his retirement as chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), effective March 31, 2024. Sandherr has been CEO of the association for the commercial construction industry for 27 years and has served it for 37 years in various capacities. The association also announced that its current chief operating officer, Jeffrey Shoaf will serve…

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Former Rogers Group Exec Joins Landmark Construction as COO

Landmark Construction Co., a prominent name in the civil construction industry, announced the appointment of Anthony M. Garcia as its new chief operating officer (COO). “Garcia brings an impressive background in the construction sector, marked by more than a decade of exemplary leadership and a profound commitment to operational excellence,” the company stated. For the past decade, Garcia has been…

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Let’s Talk About the Silent Killers In The Construction Industry.

By Joe McGuire, PhD and Lucas Simpson, M Ed The March 8, 2023, edition of the University of South Florida’s (USF) MUMA College of Business, Student Spotlight, focused on Vince Hafeli, the president of Ajax Paving. Hafeli is not only active in his role as company president but is also a student in USF’s Doctor of Business Administration Program and…

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Five Reasons Jobsites and Plants are Going Electric

By Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) staff  Electrification of construction machinery is hardly a new concept. For years, electric equipment has been commonly seen in a variety of applications, from demolition and mining to aerial lift and industrial work. Now, however, electric equipment is becoming increasingly prevalent on and around jobsites and in processing plants. Its potential is evident. Its…

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Lafarge Canada Electrifies Work Truck Fleet

Lafarge Canada announced a significant milestone in its commitment to sustainability and the journey towards achieving net-zero emissions. The company is taking a pivotal step by electrifying its work truck fleet in conjunction with North American electric vehicle supplier Vicinity Motor Corp. (VMC), resulting in a reduction in scope 1 emissions on site. Lafarge is Canada’s largest provider of sustainable…

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