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Wayne Grayson

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.

Country music star Kip Moore wrote a rocking ballad for the construction industry (VIDEO)

Country music star Kip Moore wrote a rocking ballad for...

Posted on Aug 28, 2014

Kip Moore has penned his share of hits, most notably the platinum-selling "Somethin' 'Bout a Truck' which reached number 1 ...

Construction firms are turning down work due to the labor shortage, but most are willing to pay more to find workers

Construction firms are turning down work due to the...

Posted on Aug 28, 2014

A majority of construction companies across the U.S. are facing a shortage in skilled labor and a large number of ...

VIDEO: This implosion’s fireworks and colorful smoke signals make for the most entertaining demolition ever

VIDEO: This implosion’s fireworks and colorful...

Posted on Aug 27, 2014

Residents of Albany, New York were already excited to see a dilapidated hotel from the 1920s make way for a ...

How a robot designed for Disney could extend the lives of bridges by fighting corrosion

How a robot designed for Disney could extend the lives...

Posted on Aug 27, 2014

A new robot dubbed C2D2 developed by a team of Swiss researchers is able to move atop, underneath and across ...

Construction worker rescued from pit scaffolding after suffering cardiac arrest

Construction worker rescued from pit scaffolding after...

Posted on Aug 27, 2014

Firefighters rescued a construction worker Monday afternoon after he suffered a heart attack on a downtown Houston jobsite. According to a ...

Construction worker survives after being impaled in chest by power saw blade

Construction worker survives after being impaled in...

Posted on Aug 26, 2014

While working atop a shopping center in Houston Monday morning, a construction worker was impaled in the chest by the ...

Construction workers narrowly escape jobsite shootings in Michigan and NYC

Construction workers narrowly escape jobsite shootings...

Posted on Aug 26, 2014

As temperatures have soared on jobsites across the U.S., so too, apparently, have tempers. Nearly two weeks ago, a construction worker ...

Fleet and special order 2015 Ford F-150 buyers won’t get their trucks until next year

Fleet and special order 2015 Ford F-150 buyers...

Posted on Aug 25, 2014

Those who plan on being among the first to place a special order for a 2015 Ford F-150 may not ...

Student found dead at Penn State University construction site

Student found dead at Penn State University...

Posted on Aug 25, 2014

A Penn State University freshman was found dead on a campus jobsite Sunday morning, according to a report from the Pittsburgh ...

Construction spending booming to record highs in Minneapolis

Construction spending booming to record highs in...

Posted on Aug 25, 2014

The city of Minneapolis has issued a combined $1.2 billion in commercial and residential building permits so far this year ...

VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a guardhouse while pulling onto college campus

VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a...

Posted on Aug 22, 2014

At Bellhaven University they're referring to it as "the Guardhouse Incident." With construction having begun on a new on-campus apartment complex, ...

Volvo CE launches EC350E crawler excavator with updated controls, more fuel-efficient D13 engine

Volvo CE launches EC350E crawler excavator with updated...

Posted on Aug 22, 2014

Following the launch of the new EC480E earlier this week, Volvo Construction Equipment has introduced another Tier 4 Final crawler ...

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