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Road worker crushed and killed by falling concrete lane barrier in Maryland

Road worker crushed and killed by falling concrete lane...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 20, 2015

A construction worker was killed in an odd and tragic accident last week in Maryland when he was killed by ...

The Programmable Wheel Loader: How the Caterpillar 938K transforms from pile puncher to finesse machine with a few taps

The Programmable Wheel Loader: How the Caterpillar 938K...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 19, 2015

Have you ever operated a wheel loader that was perfect in some applications, but less than ideal in others? Imagine ...

Peterbilt’s unveiling a new Model 567 config perfect for concrete contractors at World of Concrete

Peterbilt’s unveiling a new Model 567 config...

Equipment

Posted by Jack Roberts on Jan 19, 2015

Peterbilt Motors Company announced it will be unveiling a major new product configuration ideal for concrete contractors and other weight-conscious ...

Bird advocates call for special glass that could seriously delay Vikings stadium construction, add $60 million to cost

Bird advocates call for special glass that could...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 19, 2015

Crews and head contractor Mortenson Construction have successfully fought through a worker shortage and below-freezing temperatures to keep construction on the ...

Airplane hangar collapse injures 2 construction workers in New Jersey

Airplane hangar collapse injures 2 construction workers...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 19, 2015

Two construction workers were injured in a scary incident in New Jersey Friday morning when the airplane hangar they were ...

Convert AutoCAD into Topcon construction solutions

Convert AutoCAD into Topcon construction solutions

Tech

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 19, 2015

Topcon's eXchange software add on saves time by converting for AutoCAD Civil 3D civil engineering design data into files compatible ...

VIDEO: Excavator unravels a silo into a crumbled heap with a single yank of cable

VIDEO: Excavator unravels a silo into a crumbled heap...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 16, 2015

Even though there was probably a good deal of work leading up to the moment the video below captures, it's ...

Wacker Neuson to introduce line of rollers made by Hamm in new agreement with Wirtgen

Wacker Neuson to introduce line of rollers made by Hamm...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 16, 2015

Starting in February, Wacker Neuson will begin selling a line of soil and asphalt compaction rollers manufactured by Hamm. Wacker Neuson ...

Falling oil prices could slow Texas construction industry

Falling oil prices could slow Texas construction...

Business

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 16, 2015

Construction equipment manufacturer Caterpillar has already taken a hit from falling oil prices and a new report from the Washington Post cautions ...

John Deere releases series of online videos to explain how its WorkSight and telematics tech optimizes jobsites

John Deere releases series of online videos to explain...

Equipment

Posted by Patty Vaughan on Jan 16, 2015

For those out there still on the fence about telematics or just looking to learn a bit more about how ...

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