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Four-ton pipe rolls from wheel loader, crushes worker in California work zone

Four-ton pipe rolls from wheel loader, crushes worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 16, 2015

While working a highway job near San Francisco Wednesday, a construction worker was crushed and killed by a large pipe. According ...

VIDEO: Drone footage offers close-up look at construction progress on Apple’s Campus 2

VIDEO: Drone footage offers close-up look at...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 06, 2015

Work is ramping up on Apple's new Spaceship-shaped Campus 2, as is seen in a new aerial photo provided by ...

California Transportation Commission approves $325.8 million in transportation improvements

California Transportation Commission approves $325.8...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 01, 2015

The California Transportation Commission has approved funds for 142 transportation projects across the state, including roads and bridges as well ...

Gravel truck on California jobsite overturns, kills pregnant woman in her driveway

Gravel truck on California jobsite overturns, kills...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 25, 2015

In a tragic accident earlier this week, a pregnant woman asked by a construction crew to move her car was ...

In construction of “Spaceship” campus, Apple recycles 95% of concrete from demolition on-site (VIDEO)

In construction of “Spaceship” campus,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 12, 2015

While Google is still in the early phases of design and approval with ambitious plans for upgrades to its campus, ...

Freeing trapped raccoon costs carpenter his job in San Francisco

Freeing trapped raccoon costs carpenter his job in San...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 12, 2015

"I'm going to do what is necessary for this raccoon." According to a report from the San Francisco Chronicle, those were ...

PHOTOS: Google to build greenhouse-like HQ defined by movable construction housed in see-through canopies (VIDEO)

PHOTOS: Google to build greenhouse-like HQ defined by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 02, 2015

With construction of competitor Apple's new spaceship-like Campus 2 well underway, Google has announced its own plans for a revamp ...

California’s gas tax cut will reduce highway funding, won’t mean cheaper pump prices

California’s gas tax cut will reduce highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 26, 2015

The California State Board of Equalization voted to reduce the state's gasoline tax to 30 cents per gallon from 36 cents, ...

California contractor sees latest emissions-compliant construction equipment as a competitive advantage

California contractor sees latest emissions-compliant...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 26, 2015

Andrew Allen, president of R. J. Allen Inc, has a different perspective on California Air Resources Board regulations, which require ...

At groundbreaking, California trades union head calls high-speed rail construction “greatest infrastructure project” in U.S. history

At groundbreaking, California trades union head calls...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 07, 2015

Despite years of controversy and wondering where the money to fund its construction would come from, ground was officially broken ...

Texas tops list of most U.S. traffic deaths in construction work zones

Texas tops list of most U.S. traffic deaths in...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 07, 2015

The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse has released the latest data tally of deaths in motor vehicle traffic crashes in construction ...

Best of the Best: Here are the 12 finalists in our 2015 Contractor of the Year awards

Best of the Best: Here are the 12 finalists in our 2015...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 03, 2014

Equipment World announces its 2015 finalists for the Contractor of the Year program, now in its 15th year. Each of the ...

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