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Interchange projects in Norman amount to Oklahoma DOT’s largest awarded contract ever

Interchange projects in Norman amount to Oklahoma...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 18, 2014

The reconstruction of two interchanges on Interstate 35 in Norman has generated the single largest construction contract ever awarded by ...

SPY PHOTOS: Cummins-powered next-gen Nissan Titan goes for a spin before January reveal

SPY PHOTOS: Cummins-powered next-gen Nissan Titan goes...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2014

A couple weeks ago, we got a quick, blurry glimpse at the redesigned next-generation Nissan Titan in a video from ...

FAA gives Chicago contractor, Ohio design firm and Trimble permission to fly drones

FAA gives Chicago contractor, Ohio design firm and...

Tech

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2014

Though the Federal Aviation Administration has largely dropped the ball with regard to establishing regulations for commercial drone flights, the agency ...

Hitachi mining trucks and excavators to get same 360º cameras and motion detection as Nissan cars and trucks

Hitachi mining trucks and excavators to get same 360º...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2014

Future models of Hitachi Construction Equipment's mining trucks and large hydraulic excavators will soon be much easier to park and ...

8th Day of Construction Gifts: Duluth Trading Work Gloves for winter, summer and carpentry

8th Day of Construction Gifts: Duluth Trading Work...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2014

When looking for that perfect pair of gloves for the jobsite, we found Duluth Trading Company's line of work gloves ...

Looking for the ultimate off-road vehicle for the jobsite? Now you can buy a Humvee from the military

Looking for the ultimate off-road vehicle for the...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2014

Today at 3 p.m. Eastern, the U.S. military will auction off decommissioned Humvees to the general public for the first ...

VIDEO: Ram’s 5-ton Raminator monster truck wrecks world record to become fastest ever

VIDEO: Ram’s 5-ton Raminator monster truck wrecks...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2014

The Raminator, the officially-sponsored monster truck of the Ram Truck brand, became the fastest truck of its kind Monday in ...

7th Day of Construction Gifts: Leatherman Charge ALX is a multi-tool that can cut through a seat belt

7th Day of Construction Gifts: Leatherman Charge ALX is...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2014

Choosing just one Leatherman tool as a gift is hard—so many great ones to choose from. All said and done, ...

Home starts fall 1.6% in November as builder confidence slips

Home starts fall 1.6% in November as builder confidence...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2014

The rate of construction on new single family homes fell in November and with it went the rate of all ...

Construction worker survives fall into 40-foot trench near Los Angeles

Construction worker survives fall into 40-foot trench...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2014

A construction worker was rescued by firefighters after falling into a 40-foot trench near Los Angeles on Monday. According to a ...

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