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Hilti adds software enhancements to X-Scan and Ferroscan detection systems (VIDEO)

Hilti adds software enhancements to X-Scan and...

Equipment

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 14, 2014

Building on products introduced two years ago, Hilti has added exportability to its PS 1000 X-Scan and PC 250 Ferroscan ...

Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson designed a truck: meet the 2014 Commander Series Chevrolet Silverado (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson designed a truck:...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 11, 2014

While shopping at Walmart or grabbing a snack at a gas station or convenience store in the last six months ...

Senators reach bipartisan agreement on plan for long-term highway bill

Senators reach bipartisan agreement on plan for...

Business

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 11, 2014

Sen. Barbara Boxer said Thursday that she and three other top transportation committee senators have “reached an agreement in principle ...

VIDEO: Toppled concrete truck hurtles head-on into van in terrifying dashcam footage

VIDEO: Toppled concrete truck hurtles head-on into van...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 11, 2014

This has to be the most intense, heart attack-inducing dashcam footage we've ever seen. And perhaps the craziest part of it ...

Vehicles crashed into 45% of U.S. highway contractors’ work zones in 2013

Vehicles crashed into 45% of U.S. highway...

Construction News

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 11, 2014

Vehicles crashed into 45 percent of highway contractors’ work zones in the past year, according to the study results released ...

Construction worker in critical condition after his head was pinned by elevator on Austin jobsite

Construction worker in critical condition after his...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2014

While working inside an elevator shaft at a jobsite in downtown Austin, Texas, a construction worker was pinned and later ...

North Dakota oil boom causes huge demand for construction workers, hiring difficulty for South Dakota contractors

North Dakota oil boom causes huge demand for...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2014

The oil boom that has pulled in construction workers and contractors from across the country to the sparsely-populated state of ...

Operator rescued from crane in Dallas after back spasms leave him unable to descend from cab

Operator rescued from crane in Dallas after back spasms...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2014

A crane operator was rescued from his machine Wednesday afternoon in Dallas after back spasms left him unable to get ...

Americans would rather pay more taxes to fund infrastructure over national defense or health care

Americans would rather pay more taxes to fund...

Business

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 10, 2014

If given the choice, more Americans would be willing to designate taxes to infrastructure than to national defense or health ...

Ford reveals 10 torture tests for 2015 F-150 including shrapnel, acid bath, frame twisting (GIFs, VIDEO)

Ford reveals 10 torture tests for 2015 F-150 including...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 09, 2014

When the 2015 F-150 was announced in January a lot of people wondered just how durable a pickup with an ...

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