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Semi truck collides with bridge under construction on I-215 in California; causes falsework to collapse

Semi truck collides with bridge under construction on...

Safety

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 18, 2014

A semi truck hauling sand hit a bridge currently under construction on Interstate 215 in Perris, California, earlier this week ...

Construction newbies: How to find your place at the right company and launch a successful career in the industry

Construction newbies: How to find your place at the...

Workforce

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 17, 2014

In the previous installments of this series I wrote about what it takes to survive your first week and month ...

The Marines’ massive new tank-toting assault vehicle has tracks that let it drive on top of water and land (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

The Marines’ massive new tank-toting assault...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 17, 2014

While hover crafts still give a pretty cool demo after all these years, the U.S. Marine Corps is considering replacing ...

Home starts fall 9.3% to 9-month low in June, but builder confidence is on the rise

Home starts fall 9.3% to 9-month low in June, but...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 17, 2014

After gains in Spring jumpstarted what many hoped would be a high-activity construction season following a harsh winter, construction on ...

Fontaine Heavy-Haul names John Krier president, prepares to launch 2 new trailers

Fontaine Heavy-Haul names John Krier president,...

Business

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 17, 2014

Fontaine Heavy-Haul has named John Krier as its new company president. Krier has previously served with the organization as senior corporate ...

4 tips for developing a health and wellness program at your construction firm (and why you should)

4 tips for developing a health and wellness program at...

Business

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 16, 2014

Construction company owners are in a unique position when it comes to assessing and helping their employees manage their health ...

House passes $10.8 billion quick fix as highway construction funding nears insolvency

House passes $10.8 billion quick fix as highway...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 16, 2014

The House on Tuesday passed a nearly $11 billion quick fix that would stave off the looming insolvency of the ...

AEMP to collaborate with ARA on education, training and research

AEMP to collaborate with ARA on education, training and...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 16, 2014

The Association of Equipment Management Professionals today announced a partnership agreement with the American Rental Association. The collaboration will enable ...

Granite Construction names Christopher Miller executive VP and COO

Granite Construction names Christopher Miller executive...

Business

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 16, 2014

Christopher S. MIller is Granite Construction’s new executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective August 4th. Reporting to James H. ...

VIDEO: With streaking flash of explosives, mile-long bridge collapses in 3 seconds

VIDEO: With streaking flash of explosives, mile-long...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 15, 2014

When the Innerbelt Bridge opened to traffic in Cleveland in 1959, it was the widest bridge in Ohio and carried ...

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