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Home starts up 2.8% in March, builder confidence up slightly

Home starts up 2.8% in March, builder confidence up...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 16, 2014

Home starts rose 2.8 percent in March due to an increase in single-family homes, signaling what many analysts hope to ...

DOT now predicts Highway Trust Fund will run out of money by end of August

DOT now predicts Highway Trust Fund will run out of...

Business

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 16, 2014

In its latest update of the Highway Trust Fund Ticker, the U.S. Department of Transportation predicts the HTF to run out ...

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavators stack 600-lb. blocks in the biggest game of Jenga you’ve ever seen

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavators stack 600-lb. blocks in...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2014

We have a feeling that after seeing this, equipment operators everywhere are going to try to get their hands on ...

Construction worker dies after 10-story fall from NYC roof

Construction worker dies after 10-story fall from NYC...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2014

A construction worker died Monday afternoon after falling 10 stories in New York City. The man was working on the roof ...

Keeping your cool: 3 tips to avoiding heat stress on the jobsite

Keeping your cool: 3 tips to avoiding heat stress on...

Safety

Posted by Amy Materson on Apr 15, 2014

With the long deep freezes all around the country this winter, most of us have been looking forward to lots ...

Construction workers design and open coffee house filled with reclaimed wood

Construction workers design and open coffee house...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2014

As Brooklyn sees more and more of the development and renovation that come  with gentrification, one new coffee shop in ...

VIDEO: Crews pull half-mile, 30 million-pound bridge into place in record-breaking slide

VIDEO: Crews pull half-mile, 30 million-pound bridge...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 14, 2014

Construction crews have completed a record-breaking bridge slide over the Ohio River. At nearly a half-mile in length and weighing in ...

New concrete formula ditches Portland cement, adds strength and sustainability

New concrete formula ditches Portland cement, adds...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 14, 2014

Should a few major trials hold up as expected, an Australian family company will have succeeded in developing a new ...

Researchers finally know how tires make sound and the findings could save you money

Researchers finally know how tires make sound and the...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 14, 2014

Yokohama has announced that through work with the Japanese equivalent of NASA, the company for the first time has an understanding ...

Hilti adds software enhancements to X-Scan and Ferroscan detection systems (VIDEO)

Hilti adds software enhancements to X-Scan and...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 14, 2014

Building on products introduced two years ago, Hilti has added exportability to its PS 1000 X-Scan and PC 250 Ferroscan ...

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