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VIDEO: Meet the 31 million-pound bucket wheel excavator. The largest land vehicle ever built

VIDEO: Meet the 31 million-pound bucket wheel...

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 09, 2014

Deemed the largest land vehicle in history by the Guinness Book of World Records, the Bagger 293 is the single ...

Mailbag: Readers add criticisms, more advice for contractors and newbies looking for success in the construction business

Mailbag: Readers add criticisms, more advice for...

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Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 08, 2014

We received quite a response from a couple of recent editorials, "The newbie's guide to surviving your first week in ...

NYC construction worker working alone dies after 80-foot fall

NYC construction worker working alone dies after...

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 08, 2014

While working from scaffolding outside a New York City hotel last week, a construction worker died after falling about 80 ...

Texas high school teaches students about construction with access to its own jobsite

Texas high school teaches students about construction...

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 08, 2014

Highlands High School in San Antonio, Texas is turning progress into a teaching moment. The school is currently undergoing a $65.7 ...

PHOTOS: Amazing images of subway construction in the man-made caverns below New York City

PHOTOS: Amazing images of subway construction in the...

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 07, 2014

Back in June we showed you a handful of pictures from deep below New York City. And while they depicted ...

Man disguises himself as a construction worker, robs elderly woman

Man disguises himself as a construction worker, robs...

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 07, 2014

In the Queens borough of New York City, police are looking for a purse snatcher who disguised himself as a ...

Alabama backs dual enrollment for high school students to boost skilled workforce

Alabama backs dual enrollment for high school students...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 07, 2014

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley recently detailed a plan he hopes will increase the number of skilled workers in the state ...

Wyoming construction leaders partner with state agencies to form safety alliance

Wyoming construction leaders partner with state...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 07, 2014

Hoping to shed its reputation for being a dangerous state to work in, Wyoming state agencies have partnered with construction ...

Rise in unemployment snapped as construction industry adds 19,000 jobs in March

Rise in unemployment snapped as construction industry...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 04, 2014

The U.S. construction industry added 19,000 jobs in March, the third straight month of gains and a welcome sign as ...

Fort Hood shooting shows why kinship is key to great leadership

Fort Hood shooting shows why kinship is key to great...

Business

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 04, 2014

I spent the early part of this week writing about our 2014 Contractor of the Year for the May issue ...

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