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It’s time for contractors to turn the tables on Angie’s List with a website that rates clients

It’s time for contractors to turn the tables on...

Business

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 27, 2014

A lot of contractors in the residential arena are steamed about the website Angie's List, where homeowners can rate ...

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...

Tech

Posted by Wayne Grayson 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...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson 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...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 26, 2014

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

REVIEW: The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel’s V-6 delivers major fuel efficiency with the feel of a V-8

REVIEW: The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel’s V-6...

Equipment

Posted by Bruce Smith on Aug 26, 2014

Slipping around a slow-moving motorhome on a moderate grade in Oregon’s Coast Range took little more than moving into the ...

Vermeer names third-generation family member Jason Andringa incoming president, CEO

Vermeer names third-generation family member Jason...

Business

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 26, 2014

Vermeer Corporation has named Jason Andringa incoming president and CEO, taking over the position from his mother, Mary Vermeer Andringa, ...

Construction workers narrowly escape jobsite shootings in Michigan and NYC

Construction workers narrowly escape jobsite shootings...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson 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 ...

What “Moneyball” and telematics have in common: they both turn information into success

What “Moneyball” and telematics have in...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 26, 2014

If you've seen the movie "Moneyball", you understand how information can become a game-changer.  And if you have any smarts ...

These 3 changes to your day-to-day will make you a more productive worker on the construction jobsite

These 3 changes to your day-to-day will make you a more...

Business

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 25, 2014

“Work smarter, not harder.” How many times have you seen that quote? Over time, the idea that your best performance is ...

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...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson 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 ...

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