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AGC economist forecasts strong construction growth thanks to ‘shale gale’, Panama Canal expansion

AGC economist forecasts strong construction growth...

Business

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 07, 2014

The morning after Republicans won back the U.S. Senate, Ken Simonson, chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America, ...

VIDEO: Excavator stuck boom-deep in mud spins as operator works to free it from flooded cab

VIDEO: Excavator stuck boom-deep in mud spins as...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 07, 2014

This is one of the few "stuck videos" that we've come across that doesn't appear to have a happy ending. ...

Construction adds 12,000 jobs in October, sees another big drop in unemployment

Construction adds 12,000 jobs in October, sees another...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 07, 2014

The U.S. construction industry has now added jobs for a 10th consecutive month with a gain of 12,000 workers in ...

Bulldozer operator helps police bust thief after finding him hiding under machine while hauling it away

Bulldozer operator helps police bust thief after...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 07, 2014

Sean Welch almost got away with his crime scot-free. He just chose the wrong getaway vehicle. According to a report from The ...

Construction worker killed after being backed over by dump truck in Maine

Construction worker killed after being backed over by...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 07, 2014

A construction worker in Maine was killed earlier this week when he was backed over by a dump truck. According to ...

PHOTOS: A tour of Trimble’s connected jobsite: Network of dozers, workers and the office removes chaos from construction

PHOTOS: A tour of Trimble’s connected jobsite:...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2014

When Trimble president and CEO Steve Berglund opened the company's 2014 Dimensions user conference Monday, he mentioned how, from a ...

Tape measure falls 50 stories, kills worker on New Jersey construction site

Tape measure falls 50 stories, kills worker on New...

Safety

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2014

A freak accident claimed the life of a construction worker in New Jersey earlier this week, illustrating the dangers of ...

Wheel loader operator drives his machine for coffee, bathroom breaks; residents of NY town not amused

Wheel loader operator drives his machine for coffee,...

Equipment

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2014

A wheel loader operator's use of his machine to go on coffee and bathroom breaks has upset several residents in ...

BuildOhio.org connects skilled workers to hiring firms, students to industry training across state

BuildOhio.org connects skilled workers to hiring firms,...

Workforce

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2014

Following the release of an Associated General Contractors of America survey in which 83 percent  of U.S. contractors said they can't find ...

How telematics is reshaping the future for equipment managers

How telematics is reshaping the future for equipment...

Equipment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 05, 2014

The Association of Equipment Management Professionals' 2014 Asset Management Symposium kicked off Tuesday in Nashville, Tennessee, with a record-breaking crowd ...

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