Category: Industry News

Wind Energy Completed in Fisher County, Texas

wind energy in Texas

As we see a progression towards renewable energy sources, we’re celebrating the completion of the Clearway Energy Group’s wind energy project in Fisher County, Texas. The 419-megawatt wind farm is contracted under long-term power agreements with corporate and institutional customers including Ecolab, Lowe’s, Intuit, and Brown University. Renewable Energy Continues to Grow It’s a very… Read more »

Importance of Ground Engaging Tools During this Time

Ground engaging tools from Texas Contractors Equipment

As the country starts to open up, especially with construction companies able to get back to work, ground engaging tools will become much more important to the industry for the amount of jobs needed to get done. Your machines deserve to have upgraded attachments and ground engaging tools, so that you cut down on your… Read more »

Texas is Growing in the Solar Energy Industry

Solar field construction

With the construction industry continuing to work on during the COVID-19 Pandemic, the solar energy industry is also doing the same. In Texas, construction is set to begin on a 350-megawatt solar project. The Red Tailed Hawk Solar Project is in partner with J-Power USA Development for the facility to be located southwest of Houston,… Read more »

The Impact of COVID-19 on Solar Construction

Solar construction and COVID-19

Construction all over the country is being slowed down because of the COVID-19 crisis. Construction is considered essential, but that doesn’t mean that work is being completed at the regular pace. Regarding the solar energy industry, they are also taking some hits during this pandemic. What Does the Future Look Like for Solar Energy? Solar… Read more »

When Do I Need a New Loader Bucket for My Construction Equipment?

New loader bucket

As construction continues in Texas and other parts of the country, construction equipment needs to be in top shape. When It comes to machinery that uses bucket attachments, it’s important to make sure that your bucket is working properly and not damages. This could affect production on a jobsite, and at this moment in time,… Read more »

Construction is Essential During the Coronavirus

Construction worker on job site

The Coronavirus has ravaged businesses and companies all over the country. When it comes to construction, we still have to keep moving, which is why construction companies nationwide are deemed essential. People need access to apartments, hospitals, nursing homes, and other buildings. Construction Companies Still Have to Abide by the Rules If your company is… Read more »

Coronavirus Impact on the Construction Industry

COVID-19 impact on construction

We are looking at a tricky time in our world. The COVID-19 crisis is still crippling the country and even the world. Businesses are shut down and large gatherings are prohibited. People are told to stay home and only leave the house for essentials. So, what does this mean for the construction industry? Ken Simonson,… Read more »

Recap of the CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas

Every three years, the United States hosts the CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas Nevada. This year, it took place from March 10-14, and it was a huge success! Unfortunately, this was at the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis for the country. There were extra hand washing and hand sanitizer stations throughout the expo. The cleaning team… Read more »

The Extension of State Highway 146 Near Houston

Highway Construction in Houston

The traffic volume in and around Houston is growing exponentially, which means construction will be underway to extend the state highway. The 4.5-mile section between Red Bluff and State Highway 96 is being worked on due to the congestion on the highway, population increase, and rise in tourism. What is Being Constructed? There will be… Read more »

Coronavirus Won’t Stop the ConExpo-Con/AGG

Big digger working at construction site

The Coronavirus has been sweeping headlines across the globe for several weeks now. With every outbreak, there are precautions to take, but that doesn’t mean you should be panicking as if it’s the end of the world. If you’re healthy, then keep up your routine of health and hygiene. If you’re immune system is weak,… Read more »