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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.

VIDEO: Follow this excavator operator’s example this weekend. Make your hot dogs with a grapple

VIDEO: Follow this excavator operator’s example...

Posted on Jul 03, 2015

With Independence Day weekend officially upon us, millions of Americans are preparing to host or attend a cookout. But none ...

Loader operator killed when avalanche of sand floods cab

Loader operator killed when avalanche of sand floods...

Posted on Jul 03, 2015

A wheel loader operator near Boston was killed Tuesday when his machine was caught in an avalanche of sand. According to a ...

Striking concrete workers halt work at 30 NYC construction sites

Striking concrete workers halt work at 30 NYC...

Posted on Jul 03, 2015

Concrete workers belonging to the New York City District Council of Carpenters have gone on strike, bringing work to a halt ...

Construction jobs flat in June; unemployment drops

Construction jobs flat in June; unemployment drops

Posted on Jul 03, 2015

Following two months of gains, the U.S. construction industry saw no job losses or gains in June. According to preliminary data from ...

U.S. construction spending continues climb; up 0.8% in May

U.S. construction spending continues climb; up 0.8% in...

Posted on Jul 02, 2015

Nonresidential projects again led to a sizable gain in U.S. construction spending during May, according to preliminary estimates from the Commerce Department. Spending ...

New Holland taps Lieberman as new VP of North America

New Holland taps Lieberman as new VP of North America

Posted on Jul 02, 2015

Bret Lieberman, a 25-year veteran of CNH Industrial is the next vice president for North America at New Holland equipment. “I am ...

Worker killed when saw kicks back during trench work in Connecticut

Worker killed when saw kicks back during trench work in...

Posted on Jul 02, 2015

A construction worker on a Connecticut jobsite was killed last week during a trench accident involving a saw. According to a ...

Refocused by military service, New Jersey contractor rebuild’s company culture, transforms his business

Refocused by military service, New Jersey contractor...

Posted on Jul 02, 2015

While most people deal with work as one of life’s harsh necessities, Jason Ciavarro not only puts in the hours, he relishes them. "Work ...

VIDEO: Watch a Caterpillar 797 mining truck manufactured and crane-assembled in this awesome time-lapse

VIDEO: Watch a Caterpillar 797 mining truck...

Posted on Jul 01, 2015

Anyone who's had the thrill of standing next to a Cat 797 mining truck knows the machine is larger than ...

Semi truck plows into I-95 work zone, equipment, killing one worker

Semi truck plows into I-95 work zone, equipment,...

Posted on Jul 01, 2015

A construction worker was killed in Maryland last week when a semi-truck crashed into a work zone along Interstate 95. According ...

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime to additional 5 million workers

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime...

Posted on Jul 01, 2015

In an op-ed published by the Huffington Post, President Obama revealed his administration's plan to raise the wages of millions of ...

Vandals pee in cabs of contractor’s equipment, ride a bike down newly-poured sidewalk in Michigan

Vandals pee in cabs of contractor’s equipment,...

Posted on Jul 01, 2015

A contractor in Michigan recently endured a rough week where thousands of dollars of vandalism was done to equipment and ...

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