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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.

Senate committee approves bill to bypass Obama, clear the way for Keystone XL pipeline construction

Senate committee approves bill to bypass Obama, clear...

Posted on Jun 19, 2014

A bill that would temporarily bypass President Barack Obama and approve construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline passed a ...

VIDEO: Shameless thief steals roller-compactor in broad daylight, makes for least exciting getaway ever filmed

VIDEO: Shameless thief steals roller-compactor in broad...

Posted on Jun 19, 2014

The New York Police Department is searching for the bold thief you see in the video below after he strolled ...

Construction worker killed by forklift in New York City

Construction worker killed by forklift in New York City

Posted on Jun 19, 2014

Earlier this week, a construction worker at a jobsite in the Queens borough of New York City was killed when ...

GM recalls 57,192 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD, GMC Sierra HD pickups due to power-steering defect

GM recalls 57,192 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD, GMC...

Posted on Jun 18, 2014

General Motors has announced a recall on 57,192 HD pickups due to a defect that can cause a loss of ...

Reports: Up to 100 construction workers kidnapped in militant raids in Iraq

Reports: Up to 100 construction workers kidnapped in...

Posted on Jun 18, 2014

Foreign construction workers in Iraq have become the target of Islamic militants raiding towns and seizing large swaths of territory ...

Repairs to Big Bertha will include 86 tons of steel reinforcement to tunnel-boring machine’s bearing, cutter drive

Repairs to Big Bertha will include 86 tons of steel...

Posted on Jun 18, 2014

The largest tunnel-boring machine in the world needs a bit of reinforcement against the "wet and abrasive soils" deep below ...

Is a John Deere version of FarmVille on the way? Or could the brand establish construction simulators in a bigger way?

Is a John Deere version of FarmVille on the way? Or...

Posted on Jun 17, 2014

Though this isn't the company's first foray into video games, John Deere appears to have a more focused idea on ...

Houston police cut 60 bricks of marijuana out of an excavator in drug bust (PHOTOS)

Houston police cut 60 bricks of marijuana out of an...

Posted on Jun 17, 2014

It took several hours and a blow torch to bear the theory out, but police in Houston followed up a ...

Home starts fall 6.5% in May as apartment construction and permits slow

Home starts fall 6.5% in May as apartment construction...

Posted on Jun 17, 2014

May represented a down month for residential construction in the U.S. as both home starts and permits decreased. U.S. home construction ...

VIDEO: Lightning strikes Chevrolet Silverado in fiery direct impact that caused 2 craters

VIDEO: Lightning strikes Chevrolet Silverado in fiery...

Posted on Jun 17, 2014

While driving along Highway 14 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada last month, Al and Betty Perry say all of a sudden ...

Caterpillar unveils the B15Q: a faster rugged smartphone with Android 4.4 KitKat (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar unveils the B15Q: a faster rugged...

Posted on Jun 16, 2014

A little over a year after releasing its first rugged smartphone, the B15, Caterpillar has upgraded the device with a ...

Study: Construction among America’s least depressing jobs

Study: Construction among America’s least...

Posted on Jun 16, 2014

According to a new study, blue-collar jobs like construction, mining and those in the oil and gas industry are among ...

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