Monthly Archives: April 2014

Truck Tonnage Increased in March

According to the American Trucking Associations, the For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index gained 0.6% in March. The increase for February was 1.9%, although the forecast was 2.8%. The March index was[...]

Bidding for Municipal Construction: 4 Great Tips for a Winning Bid

Hospital construction is often done through public bidding projects ChristianaCare / Flickr / CC BY-NC-SA   If you’re running a construction company, chances are you’ve already thought about construction bidding[...]

How to Get Your Illinois Contractor License

Construction work in Chicago Greg Wass / Flickr / CC BY-NC-SA Are you planning to start your contractor business in the State of Illinois? Then read on for some helpful[...]

Safety in the Construction Industry: An Infographic Explanation

  The new Infographic, Safety in the Construction Industry shows that the top four fatal injuries in the construction industry for 2012 are falls (36%), being caught between objects (10%),[...]

Trucks Carry the Most of the Increasing U.S.-NAFTA Trade

Michael Carter UK / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) According to new data from the U.S. Transportation Department, truck and pipeline were the most used[...]