Construction Equipment Economic Outlook: Stability is on the Horizon

Fiscal stimulus has played a pivotal role in helping the U.S. economy recover. Over the next couple of years, though, additional proposals carry a lot of potential for the construction industry in particular. “We’ve included the American Jobs Plan (AJP) in our...

Can’t Miss Moments from the 2021 CURT National Conference

The 2021 National Conference was a milestone event; it marked the 20th National Conference hosted by the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT). This year it looked different because it was hosted virtually, but most aspects stayed the same; 500+ professionals,...

It’s 2021 . . . Now What?

Had we written this Blog a week ago, it would have been obsolete by the time it was posted. In fact, the Blog was mostly written but then on January 8, 2021, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released December’s employment data and many of the predictions we had included...

Predicting the Unpredictable

Uncomfortably high. Those two words should make the world highly uncomfortable as they’re referencing the probability of a recession in 2020. In a CNBC article from October 16, 2019, Chief Economist of Moody’s Analytics, Mark Zandi, is quoted as saying, “I think risks...