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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. ...

SSV75

Kubota launches its first skid steers: meet the SSV65...

Equipment

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Oct 15, 2014

To expand its line of construction equipment, Kubota Tractor Corporation (KTC) unveiled the SSV65 and SSV75 skid steer — the company’s first ...

Flagman caught drinking, buying booze on the job at Michigan road construction site

Flagman caught drinking, buying booze on the job at...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 15, 2014

Road construction zones are already unsafe enough without bringing alcohol into the mix. Yet that's exactly what the flagman of ...

GEAR: Snap-On low-profile screwdrivers make quick work of tight spaces

GEAR: Snap-On low-profile screwdrivers make quick work...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 15, 2014

We've all been there. Stretching a hand or arm into a tight space that no hand tool was ever meant ...

Caterpillar leadership sees shake-up as heads of mining and dealer support announce retirement

Caterpillar leadership sees shake-up as heads of mining...

Construction News

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 14, 2014

Caterpillar has announced the retirement of two group presidents and a vice president, all of which will take effect early ...

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