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VIDEO: Motor grader operator crosses swift river using rope bridge barely wider than the machine

VIDEO: Motor grader operator crosses swift river using...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 14, 2014

When confronted with a rope bridge today, most people would be terrified to walk across one, let alone drive a ...

Wall collapses claim the lives of 2 more construction workers on jobsites near New York City, Cleveland

Wall collapses claim the lives of 2 more construction...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 14, 2014

Construction workers on jobsites in Long Island, New York, and Avon Lake, Ohio, were killed this week by wall collapses. On ...

How to fly a drone for surveying: Expert advice from an Icelandic firm who does it in a dark, windy climate

How to fly a drone for surveying: Expert advice from an...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 13, 2014

While drones and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles have generated quite a bit of interest in the construction industry, most professionals who ...

Wacker Neuson starts building skid steers, compact track loaders in North America

Wacker Neuson starts building skid steers, compact...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 13, 2014

Four models of skid steers and compact track loaders will be made at Wacker Neuson’s plant in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, ...

One contractor gives another work: Seattle officials suspect construction crew responsible for dumping concrete in sewer pipe

One contractor gives another work: Seattle officials...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 13, 2014

Even though it's something that happens fairly regularly—three or four times a year—footing the bill to repair sewer pipes used ...

Oklahoma DOT offers free week-long construction training program for those looking to enter the industry

Oklahoma DOT offers free week-long construction...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 13, 2014

With the latest survey from the Associated General Contractors of America showing that 83 percent of contractors in the U.S. ...

Equipment strikes, kills Rhode Island construction worker in trench

Equipment strikes, kills Rhode Island construction...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 13, 2014

A worker installing natural gas lines in Warwick, Rhode Island was killed Wednesday when he was struck in some way ...

VIDEO: Inside Ford’s redesigned truck plant to see how the 2015 F-150 is made

VIDEO: Inside Ford’s redesigned truck plant to...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 12, 2014

With the first 2015 F-150s rolling off the assembly line, Ford has invited everyone to take a look inside its ...

Drunk guy arrested after taking wheel loader out for a spin in the middle of the night because he thought it was snowing

Drunk guy arrested after taking wheel loader out for a...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 12, 2014

I'm not sure what's more disconcerting about this story, that this guy has access to a wheel loader in the ...

Construction app PlanGrid playing a key role in Apple’s new focus on enterprise

Construction app PlanGrid playing a key role in...

Tech

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 12, 2014

When Apple and IBM announced a partnership focused on more efficiently spreading iPads and iPhones throughout the corporate world, many ...

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