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Home starts up 2.8% in March, builder confidence up slightly

Home starts up 2.8% in March, builder confidence up...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 16, 2014

Home starts rose 2.8 percent in March due to an increase in single-family homes, signaling what many analysts hope to ...

Construction workers design and open coffee house filled with reclaimed wood

Construction workers design and open coffee house...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2014

As Brooklyn sees more and more of the development and renovation that come  with gentrification, one new coffee shop in ...

North Dakota oil boom causes huge demand for construction workers, hiring difficulty for South Dakota contractors

North Dakota oil boom causes huge demand for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2014

The oil boom that has pulled in construction workers and contractors from across the country to the sparsely-populated state of ...

Operator rescued from crane in Dallas after back spasms leave him unable to descend from cab

Operator rescued from crane in Dallas after back spasms...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2014

A crane operator was rescued from his machine Wednesday afternoon in Dallas after back spasms left him unable to get ...

Americans would rather pay more taxes to fund infrastructure over national defense or health care

Americans would rather pay more taxes to fund...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 10, 2014

If given the choice, more Americans would be willing to designate taxes to infrastructure than to national defense or health ...

Ford reveals 10 torture tests for 2015 F-150 including shrapnel, acid bath, frame twisting (GIFs, VIDEO)

Ford reveals 10 torture tests for 2015 F-150 including...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 09, 2014

When the 2015 F-150 was announced in January a lot of people wondered just how durable a pickup with an ...

Three-alarm blaze does $2 million in damage at Anaheim construction site

Three-alarm blaze does $2 million in damage at Anaheim...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 09, 2014

In Anaheim, California 88 firefighters fought for more than an hour to contain a three-alarm fire at an apartment complex ...

Wyoming construction leaders partner with state agencies to form safety alliance

Wyoming construction leaders partner with state...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 07, 2014

Hoping to shed its reputation for being a dangerous state to work in, Wyoming state agencies have partnered with construction ...

Rise in unemployment snapped as construction industry adds 19,000 jobs in March

Rise in unemployment snapped as construction industry...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 04, 2014

The U.S. construction industry added 19,000 jobs in March, the third straight month of gains and a welcome sign as ...

Technology is still not a top priority for most construction firms, but improving economy could change that (INFOGRAPHIC)

Technology is still not a top priority for most...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 03, 2014

A recent survey indicates that while technology is not a top priority for the majority of construction firms in North ...

Homebuilding declines but construction spending up 0.1% in February

Homebuilding declines but construction spending up 0.1%...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2014

Construction spending in the U.S. ticked up 0.1 percent in February despite a decline in homebuilding, according to preliminary data ...

Understanding your pickup’s max payload capacity and how helper springs make a smooth ride of a heavy load

Understanding your pickup’s max payload capacity...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Apr 01, 2014

Hauling 55-gallon drums of diesel, a bed full of pit run gravel or pallets of undercarriage parts are an every ...

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