Posted by Barry Clifford

Jun 28, 2017 3:21:46 PM

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The Industries that Built a Nation

On July 4th, the U.S. celebrates the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the building of the base for the country as we know it today. Of course, things are a lot different now than they were way back in 1776, and a lot has since been built on our forefathers’ foundation. While much has changed over the last 240+ years, some things have remained remarkably the same, like the contributions of construction workers, loggers, and farmers to the building of America.

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Topics: Alliance Tire Americas, Blog, Construction, Agriculture, Farming, Forestry, Logging

Posted by Barry Clifford

Apr 19, 2017 4:23:00 PM

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Earth Day: Asphalt and the Road to Sustainability

This month on April 22, nations around the world will celebrate Earth Day. The theme of this year’s event—environmental and climate literacy—got us thinking about the extraordinary steps taken by the construction industry towards being greener. In fact, for many of us, the shift is literally happening right beneath our feet.

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Topics: Blog, Construction Industry, Construction, Events, Construction Tires

Posted by Barry Clifford

Mar 8, 2017 2:54:00 PM

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Earthmoving’s Radial Tire Revolution

As the construction industry continues to rebound in the wake of the Great Recession, problems such as rising labor costs and the need to develop employees mean that construction companies must maximize every dollar spent to remain profitable. Furthermore, confronted with a shortage of skilled labor, construction companies need to ensure they are getting the most out of their most valuable employees. These factors have all led to the rapid adoption of radial tires on today’s earthmoving equipment, to reduce downtime for busy crews and make the most out of their equipment investment.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Blog, Construction Industry, Construction, Construction Tires

Posted by Steve Vandegrift

Sep 22, 2016 4:30:00 PM

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Solar Energy is Fueling the Construction Industry

With the passing of every year, solar energy becomes more commonplace. Drive through any residential neighborhood or commercial area and you will notice solar panels on roofs, in yards, and attached to buildings. Between U.S. residential and commercial installations, there is enough solar energy to power 4.6 million homes! And with its swiftly growing demand, solar energy is delivering more than just power, it is fueling growth in the construction industry.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Beefy Baby, Blog, Construction Industry, Construction, Galaxy Giraffe

Posted by Steve Vandegrift

Aug 15, 2016 10:57:40 AM

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The Financial Advantages of Renting Heavy Equipment

Construction companies these days are under intense pressure to finish one job and move on to the next. In many parts of the country, there is more work than people to do it, meaning construction companies that can stay on schedule or finish ahead of schedule are poised to get more jobs, get better prices, and increase profitability. During times like these, when business is good, many construction companies default to buying equipment, but buying isn’t always the right decision. Below, we examine some of the reasons why renting your heavy equipment might be the right choice for your construction company.

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Topics: Blog, Construction Industry, Construction