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VIDEO: This implosion’s fireworks and colorful smoke signals make for the most entertaining demolition ever
Residents of Albany, New York were already excited to see a dilapidated hotel from the 1920s make way for a new convention center. But the deal was definitely sweetened when ...
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It’s time for contractors to turn the tables on Angie’s List with a website that rates clients
A lot of contractors in the residential arena are steamed about the website Angie's List, where homeowners can rate contractors on the quality of their work. A bad review can shoot holes in a contractor’s marketing plan no matter how ...
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How a robot designed for Disney could extend the lives of bridges by fighting corrosion
A new robot dubbed C2D2 developed by a team of Swiss researchers is able to move atop, underneath and across any surface, checking structural integrity as it roves, and could greatly extend the lives of bridges. Both de-icing salt and CO2 ...
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Construction worker rescued from pit scaffolding after suffering cardiac arrest
Firefighters rescued a construction worker Monday afternoon after he suffered a heart attack on a downtown Houston jobsite. According to a report from KTRK TV, the worker was on scaffolding inside of a pit that is part of the excavation work ...
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Construction worker survives after being impaled in chest by power saw blade
While working atop a shopping center in Houston Monday morning, a construction worker was impaled in the chest by the blade of a power saw he was using. Houston Fire Department spokesman Kenyatta Parker told the Associated Press that the saw ...
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IN THIS ISSUE
Construction worker survives after being impaled in chest by power saw blade
Construction worker rescued from pit scaffolding after suffering cardiac arrest
How a robot designed for Disney could extend the lives of bridges by fighting corrosion
It’s time for contractors to turn the tables on Angie’s List with a website that rates clients
VIDEO: This implosion’s fireworks and colorful smoke signals make for the most entertaining demolition ever
EDITOR'S PICKS
Cardboard hard hat sombreros a quick way to escape the sun on the jobsite; open a wormhole of safety regulation questions
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In the right conditions, the human mind can be pretty resourceful. The minds of construction workers—belonging to such an industrious ...
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PHOTOS: Tour John Deere world HQ; an engineering feat not unlike the company’s equipment
In 1958 Deere & Company's board of directors approving a radical and forward thinking design for it's new Administrative Center, ...
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MEN VS. WOMEN: Who are the better heavy equipment operators?
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Many people assume that operating heavy construction equipment is a man’s job. After all, these are big, powerful machines. Grease ...
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