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VIDEO: Weight of crane shoves hauler into a jackknife that sends crane over a hillside

VIDEO: Weight of crane shoves hauler into a jackknife...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 29, 2014

We've all been involved in tense situations. But few of us have ever been in this tense of situation. In the video ...

Elderly woman causes $10,000 damage to work zone after driving into wet concrete

Elderly woman causes $10,000 damage to work zone after...

Equipment

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 29, 2014

An elderly woman caused $10,000 worth of damage when she drove through 50 feet of newly-poured concrete in the 25th Street ...

Bobcat, Make-a-Wish fulfill 5-year-old’s wish to see how his favorite machines are made (PHOTOS)

Bobcat, Make-a-Wish fulfill 5-year-old’s wish to...

Equipment

Posted by Patty Vaughan on Aug 29, 2014

A five-year-old boy fighting a rare blood disorder got to have a few days of pure fun thanks to the Make-A-Wish ...

Electrocution kills Virginia construction worker after crane comes in contact with power line

Electrocution kills Virginia construction worker after...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 29, 2014

In what investigators are calling a "freak accident," a young construction worker was killed earlier this week after being electrocuted ...

Our 2015 Contractor of the Year contest is open for entries

Our 2015 Contractor of the Year contest is open for...

Business

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 28, 2014

Equipment World’s Contractor of the Year program—which  honors the forward thinkers, high achievers and just plain good people in construction—is ...

The LA Sheriff’s Dept. melted thousands of guns to recycle them as road construction material (VIDEO)

The LA Sheriff’s Dept. melted thousands of guns...

Business

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 28, 2014

Thousands of handguns, rifles and other weapons have been destroyed to eventually be used in construction of roads and bridges. Nearly ...

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

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

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson 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...

Construction News

Posted by Wayne Grayson 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 ...

Takeuchi launches TW65 Series 2, TW80 Series 2 compact wheel loaders

Takeuchi launches TW65 Series 2, TW80 Series 2 compact...

Equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 28, 2014

Takeuchi had enhanced machine performance and operator comfort in mind when launching the company’s newest compact wheel loaders—the TW65 Series ...

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

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

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 27, 2014

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

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