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Home starts rise 6.3% in September as homebuilder confidence falls back to earth

Home starts rise 6.3% in September as homebuilder...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 20, 2014

The month-to-month volatility of new U.S. housing starts continued in September, while homebuilder confidence in the market saw its first ...

VIDEO: Excavator plays T-ball with a microwave, gets bored and crushes it instead

VIDEO: Excavator plays T-ball with a microwave, gets...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 17, 2014

Just in case you ever dreamed of playing t-ball with a microwave and using an excavator as a bat, this ...

GEAR: Maximize your smartphone’s potential on the jobsite with Ryobi Phone Works connected tools

GEAR: Maximize your smartphone’s potential on the...

Tech

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 17, 2014

It's easy to forget now that they've become so commonplace, but the fact that your smartphone is outfitted with a ...

Fall is a good time to check the tread of your truck tires. Here’s an easy way to do it

Fall is a good time to check the tread of your truck...

Equipment

Posted by Bruce Smith on Oct 17, 2014

A friend of mine is one of those businessmen who pinches every nickel so hard it turns into a dime. ...

Construction workers in Iowa save kitten from a dumpster’s doom

Construction workers in Iowa save kitten from a...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 17, 2014

While saving cats is typically the work of firefighters, a group of construction workers in Des Moines, Iowa, recently made ...

Face the Nation: How an artist, a construction company and GPS joined forces to sculpt a face atop the National Mall

Face the Nation: How an artist, a construction company...

Tech

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 16, 2014

The intrinsic power of GPS is its effectiveness in so many diverse applications. But while many tout the technology’s ability ...

VIDEO: Why Caterpillar’s autonomous mining tech is “completely different from anything” it’s ever done

VIDEO: Why Caterpillar’s autonomous mining tech...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 16, 2014

Though self-driving vehicles are big topic of dissuasion in the realm of consumer technology right now, the usefulness to industrial ...

Construction crew sprayed with pesticide by helicopter in California

Construction crew sprayed with pesticide by helicopter...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 16, 2014

A group of workers from a construction crew working near Sacramento, California, has come forward saying they are still dealing ...

Construction tech conference Trimble Dimensions 2014 is right around the corner and we’ll have full coverage

Construction tech conference Trimble Dimensions 2014 is...

Tech

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 16, 2014

Each year Trimble hosts a big conference in Las Vegas to give both current and future users of its technology ...

Construction worker throws co-worker off bridge, disappears after jumping in river after him

Construction worker throws co-worker off bridge,...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 15, 2014

Police in Charleston, South Carolina, are searching for a construction worker accused of throwing his co-worker off a bridge. Joshua D. ...

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