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The LA Sheriff’s Dept. melted thousands of guns to recycle them as road construction material (VIDEO)

The LA Sheriff’s Dept. melted thousands of guns...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 28, 2014

Thousands of handguns, rifles and other weapons have been destroyed to eventually be used in construction of roads and bridges. Nearly ...

Country music star Kip Moore wrote a rocking ballad for the construction industry (VIDEO)

Country music star Kip Moore wrote a rocking ballad for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 28, 2014

Kip Moore has penned his share of hits, most notably the platinum-selling "Somethin' 'Bout a Truck' which reached number 1 ...

It’s time for contractors to turn the tables on Angie’s List with a website that rates clients

It’s time for contractors to turn the tables on...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 27, 2014

A lot of contractors in the residential arena are steamed about the website Angie's List, where homeowners can rate ...

Construction worker survives after being impaled in chest by power saw blade

Construction worker survives after being impaled in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 26, 2014

While working atop a shopping center in Houston Monday morning, a construction worker was impaled in the chest by the ...

These 3 changes to your day-to-day will make you a more productive worker on the construction jobsite

These 3 changes to your day-to-day will make you a more...

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 25, 2014

“Work smarter, not harder.” How many times have you seen that quote? Over time, the idea that your best performance is ...

Construction spending booming to record highs in Minneapolis

Construction spending booming to record highs in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 25, 2014

The city of Minneapolis has issued a combined $1.2 billion in commercial and residential building permits so far this year ...

VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a guardhouse while pulling onto college campus

VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 22, 2014

At Bellhaven University they're referring to it as "the Guardhouse Incident." With construction having begun on a new on-campus apartment complex, ...

Home starts jump 15.7% in July as builder confidence strengthens

Home starts jump 15.7% in July as builder confidence...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 19, 2014

It would appear that despite a couple of rough months, homebuilder confidence in the U.S. housing market was not misplaced. Following ...

How to find great safety material for toolbox talks tailored to the job at hand

How to find great safety material for toolbox talks...

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 19, 2014

When preparing material for your toolbox talks, it’s best to tailor the current training to the job at hand. Aligning ...

11-year-old boy arrested for doing $10,000 damage to construction site

11-year-old boy arrested for doing $10,000 damage to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 18, 2014

Vandalism on construction sites is an unfortunately common intrusion that contractors everywhere have to deal with every once in a ...

VIDEO: Worker dangles from excavator hammer 100 feet up to cut column loose during demo

VIDEO: Worker dangles from excavator hammer 100 feet up...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 15, 2014

This is probably one of the craziest and most dangerous demolition videos we've come across yet. According to the YouTube ...

Construction pros have no doubts over 2015 F-150′s durability: aluminum truck’s weight savings outweigh questions over repair costs

Construction pros have no doubts over 2015...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 14, 2014

Even though the 2015 F-150 first appeared to the world from under a silk sheet, Ford's unveiling of what could ...

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