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Wayne Grayson is the Online Managing Editor for Equipment World. He keeps the website fresh with news and opinion on both heavy equipment and the construction industry from the experts at the magazine and also manages the publication's social media accounts. He's a technology geek as well and serves as the magazine's tech writer.

John Deere cuts 910 ag factory workers, adds 220 to construction equipment facilities

John Deere cuts 910 ag factory workers, adds 220 to...

Posted on Jan 23, 2015

John Deere announced today that it would layoff 910 employees across five agricultural equipment factories in Iowa and Illinois as the ...

VIDEO: Excavator attempts a crane’s job, faceplants into a hole

VIDEO: Excavator attempts a crane’s job,...

Posted on Jan 23, 2015

We're not really sure what was going through this crew's mind when they thought this massive piece of rock could ...

U.S. contractors optimistic about 2015 with 80% planning to make new hires, buy new equipment

U.S. contractors optimistic about 2015 with 80%...

Posted on Jan 22, 2015

After finishing 2014 with employment at nearly a six-year high, hiring within the construction industry is expected to expand at ...

After being speared in the head by a huge piece of rebar, this guy probably won’t forget his hard hat again

After being speared in the head by a huge piece of...

Posted on Jan 22, 2015

A Chinese construction worker has somehow survived having a massive piece of rebar becoming lodged in his head. According to the New York Post, ...

“Doom” begets DIRTT: How a classic video game inspired revolutionary construction software (VIDEO)

“Doom” begets DIRTT: How a classic video...

Posted on Jan 21, 2015

More than 20 years after its release, it's easy to see how "Doom" was a preview of the future of ...

VIDEO: Volvo excavator takes off a sailor’s clothes in uncomfortable display of precision

VIDEO: Volvo excavator takes off a sailor’s...

Posted on Jan 21, 2015

If you've never been both mesmerized and extremely uncomfortable at the same time, but might like to try it out, ...

Demolition goes awry, excavator operator killed in tragic bridge collapse in Cincinnati

Demolition goes awry, excavator operator killed in...

Posted on Jan 21, 2015

While working atop a bridge that crosses over Interstate 75 in Cincinnati late Monday night, the structure suddenly collapsed below ...

With December bump, U.S. home builders started 9% more homes in 2014

With December bump, U.S. home builders started 9% more...

Posted on Jan 21, 2015

Despite an up and down year heavily-influenced by apartment construction, home builders in the U.S. began work on more new homes ...

The world built more skyscrapers and supertall buildings in 2014 than in any other year in history

The world built more skyscrapers and supertall...

Posted on Jan 20, 2015

If you live in a large city and have thought it seems like a lot of new skyscrapers are going ...

Road worker crushed and killed by falling concrete lane barrier in Maryland

Road worker crushed and killed by falling concrete lane...

Posted on Jan 20, 2015

A construction worker was killed in an odd and tragic accident last week in Maryland when he was killed by ...

Bird advocates call for special glass that could seriously delay Vikings stadium construction, add $60 million to cost

Bird advocates call for special glass that could...

Posted on Jan 19, 2015

Crews and head contractor Mortenson Construction have successfully fought through a worker shortage and below-freezing temperatures to keep construction on the ...

Airplane hangar collapse injures 2 construction workers in New Jersey

Airplane hangar collapse injures 2 construction workers...

Posted on Jan 19, 2015

Two construction workers were injured in a scary incident in New Jersey Friday morning when the airplane hangar they were ...

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