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Home collapses during renovation,  trapping 4 construction workers, killing one

Home collapses during renovation, trapping 4...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 11, 2014

A construction worker on a home renovation project was killed in Toronto Tuesday when the two-story house collapsed. According to a ...

Employee and subcontractor software speeds up billing, approval and payment processes

Employee and subcontractor software speeds up billing,...

Tech

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 11, 2014

Dexter + Chaney has expanded the capabilities of its Spectrum Software with the release of two new "kiosks." The Employee Kiosk ...

Is construction “dead in the water”? Greenspan comment highlights industry’s mixed feelings about recovery

Is construction “dead in the water”?...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 10, 2014

Despite many positives in the industry right now, Alan Greenspan is pointing a finger of blame in construction's direction. According to ...

REVIEW: 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD bi-fuel a case study in CNG vs. gas (PHOTOS)

REVIEW: 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD bi-fuel a case...

Equipment

Posted by Bruce Smith on Sep 10, 2014

A whoosh, like connecting an air hose to a compressor, is the only thing that lets me know I’m in ...

Tesla gigafactory will create 3,000 construction jobs in Nevada

Tesla gigafactory will create 3,000 construction jobs...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 10, 2014

Tesla, the successful and growing American electric car company, has tapped Reno, Nevada as the site of its massive $5 ...

Peterbilt debuts its own self-driving truck, gives autonomous Model 579 demo at ITS World Congress

Peterbilt debuts its own self-driving truck, gives...

Equipment

Posted by Jack Roberts on Sep 10, 2014

Advanced technologies capable of autonomous driving to complement vehicle operators was showcased during the ITS World Congress in Detroit this ...

Caterpillar launches M318F, M320F wheel excavators with greater durability, lower operating costs (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar launches M318F, M320F wheel excavators with...

Equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 09, 2014

Caterpillar has launched two new wheel excavators—the M318F and M320F—which the company says incorporates the best features of predecessor models ...

Construction equipment among quickest recovering industries from recession; contributes the economic value of an entire state

Construction equipment among quickest recovering...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 09, 2014

According to a new study of the construction equipment industry released Tuesday by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, the industry ...

PHOTOS: See the attachments, truck parts and other construction gear you might have missed in our end-of-summer roundup

PHOTOS: See the attachments, truck parts and other...

Equipment

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 09, 2014

Summer is always a busy time for everyone—with vacations, kids' activities and a hectic schedule, it's easy to look up ...

Construction foreman killed after being run over by motor grader in Michigan

Construction foreman killed after being run over by...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 09, 2014

A longtime veteran of the construction industry was killed Monday morning in a road construction accident. According to a report from ...

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