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VIDEO: Building suddenly collapses atop excavator in demolition gone wrong

VIDEO: Building suddenly collapses atop excavator in...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2014

It's hard to see exactly what went wrong in this video, but it definitely highlights the dangers of demolition work. ...

10th Day of Construction Gifts: Braven BRV-X rugged bluetooth speaker brings tunes to the jobsite

10th Day of Construction Gifts: Braven BRV-X rugged...

Tech

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2014

Why should the guys and gals running closed-cab equipment be the only ones who get to enjoy some music while ...

Caterpillar names a new CIO and a new head of Asia Pacific distribution amidst leadership changes

Caterpillar names a new CIO and a new head of Asia...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2014

At the head of several changes in Caterpillar's corporate leadership, the company has named a new Chief Information Officer and vice ...

Vermeer launches first Tier 4 Final HDD with engine upgrade to D100x140 S3 Navigator

Vermeer launches first Tier 4 Final HDD with engine...

Equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 19, 2014

Vermeer’s Navigator horizontal directional drill is the first Tier 4 Final drill to hit the market, as the company has ...

Pile driving rig operators, contractors team up for certification program

Pile driving rig operators, contractors team up for...

Equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 19, 2014

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators and the Pile Driving Contractors Association have teamed up to form ...

Road worker killed, 2 others injured after driver crashes head-on into Louisiana work zone

Road worker killed, 2 others injured after driver...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2014

A road construction worker died earlier this week, succumbing to injuries sustained in a work zone crash in Louisiana. According to ...

Texas plumber gets phone threats after old pickup winds up in hands of Islamic militants

Texas plumber gets phone threats after old pickup winds...

Construction News

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 18, 2014

When Jeff Oberholtzer retired and traded in one of his plumbing company's Ford F-250s last year, he probably thought it was the ...

John Deere’s new 300G LC excavator cranks up the power and adds numerous new features

John Deere’s new 300G LC excavator cranks up the...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 18, 2014

By EPA mandate, almost every new machine introduced today includes a Tier 4 final emissions reduction system. So what really ...

9th Day of Construction Gifts: The Oxx Coffeeboxx is a rugged K-Cup brewer designed for the jobsite

9th Day of Construction Gifts: The Oxx Coffeeboxx is a...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 18, 2014

Just about everyone has a Keurig these days. The single-serve coffee brewers have quickly found a spot in the morning ...

Construction crew unearths grenade without a pin, worker picks it up for some reason

Construction crew unearths grenade without a pin,...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 18, 2014

A jobsite supervisor in Arizona got quite the scare last week when one of the guys on his crew walked ...

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