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Head Santa: Construction CEO doles out degrees in Kris Kringledom at oldest Santa School in U.S. (PHOTOS)

Head Santa: Construction CEO doles out degrees in Kris...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 22, 2014

In December, many contractors are winding down the year, moving equipment off frozen jobsites and back into the yard. Then there’s ...

VIDEO: Fun with snowplowing

VIDEO: Fun with snowplowing

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Dec 19, 2014

Who says shoveling your driveway can’t be fun? Last year, I tried to make shoveling the driveway fun by having my ...

Last second Christmas gift ideas for highway and bridge construction workers

Last second Christmas gift ideas for highway and bridge...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 19, 2014

Hopefully you're not one of those people who wait until the last second to do all of your Christmas shopping. ...

7 Interesting Christmas Facts

7 Interesting Christmas Facts

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Dec 24, 2013

With Christmas just a day away, it's time to stop worrying about work, presents or decorations and start enjoying time ...

VIDEO: How to harvest Christmas trees with a helicopter

VIDEO: How to harvest Christmas trees with a helicopter

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 24, 2013

We're not sure how many Christmas tree harvesting videos you've seen, but you probably haven't seen one involving a helicopter. ...

Highway construction project halted in Iceland to avoid disturbing home and church of “hidden elves”

Highway construction project halted in Iceland to avoid...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 23, 2013

It's not uncommon for construction and road projects to be halted due to environmental concerns. But elves? That's a new one ...

PHOTOS: The Polar Express-inspiring steam train hits the tracks again

PHOTOS: The Polar Express-inspiring steam train hits...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 23, 2013

The steam locomotive that inspired the train in the 2004 Warner Brothers film The Polar Express is back on the ...

VIDEO: Stihl taught one of its chainsaws to sing “Silent Night” in a version not so tender or mild

VIDEO: Stihl taught one of its chainsaws to sing...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2013

It's not the prettiest rendition of "Silent Night," and you probably won't be able to sing along to it, but ...

Genie S-85 boom lift helps install Rockefeller Center Christmas tree

Genie S-85 boom lift helps install Rockefeller Center...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 21, 2013

A Genie S-85 telescopic boom aided in the installation of the Rockefeller Christmas tree earlier this month. The lift, provided by ...

Friday 5:05: Christmas kids rock

Friday 5:05: Christmas kids rock

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 21, 2012

If you think the whole Christmas music market has become a cheesy, exploitative money grab, you’re right. Any day now ...

Five rules for a stress-free holiday season

Five rules for a stress-free holiday season

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 21, 2012

As a child, I thought Christmas was magical. It combines everything kids love: no school, wonderful activities, lots of presents, ...

12 Days of Construction Gifts: Hilti 18-volt cordless drill

12 Days of Construction Gifts: Hilti 18-volt cordless...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 13, 2012

There are definitely cheaper cordless drills out there. But cheap may only get the job done once or twice before ...

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