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Worker jumps for his life as train crashes into boom lift during Michigan bridge repairs

Worker jumps for his life as train crashes into boom...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 30, 2015

A construction worker in Michigan was recently forced to jump for his life from the boom lift he was working ...

VIDEO: AEM reminds industry “Everyone has a part to play” in under ground utility safety

VIDEO: AEM reminds industry “Everyone has a part...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 30, 2015

  The Association of Equipment Manufacturers says “Everyone has a part to play” to help ensure underground utility safety and damage ...

Two dump trucks rear ended in same Kansas DOT work zone 2 days in a row (PHOTOS)

Two dump trucks rear ended in same Kansas DOT work zone...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 27, 2015

A construction zone on Interstate 470 has been unlucky for Kansas Department of Transportation dump trucks this week. Two KDOT ...

UK paper, industry training board to honor unsung heroes of construction

UK paper, industry training board to honor unsung...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 27, 2015

A UK-based tabloid newspaper is helping to showcase the construction industry in a positive way. The Daily Mirror is joining ...

Caterpillar’s call for engagement with Cuba more than just a sly business move

Caterpillar’s call for engagement with Cuba more...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 24, 2015

Early this week Caterpillar sent out a press release calling for an end to the trade embargo against Cuba. This ...

Terex launches used truck website and more in the latest Dealer and Manufacturing Roundup

Terex launches used truck website and more in the...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 24, 2015

Terex Trucks launches Used Trucks website Terex Trucks has partnered with Machinery Trader to develop a used trucks website which enables dealers to ...

Worker stung by bees more than 100 times on Arizona jobsite

Worker stung by bees more than 100 times on Arizona...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 24, 2015

If the scorching Arizona summer heat and the rest of the dangers inherent to construction weren’t enough, a crew in ...

Construction worker killed by fall at Mercedes-Benz plant in Alabama

Construction worker killed by fall at Mercedes-Benz...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 24, 2015

A worker on a crew building a new facility at an Alabama Mercedes-Benz plant fell to his death Wednesday. According to ...

Worker killed by 40-foot fall following crane accident at Boston’s Logan Airport

Worker killed by 40-foot fall following crane accident...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 23, 2015

Update: The Boston Globe reports the worker, 54-year-old Lawrence O'Leary, has died from his injuries. O'Leary passed on July 25, more than ...

House falls from jack onto construction worker in San Antonio

House falls from jack onto construction worker in San...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 22, 2015

A worker in San Antonio somehow survived a horrific accident last week when the house he was working beneath fell ...

Construction worker fired after allegedly threatening bar owner over flying rainbow American flag

Construction worker fired after allegedly threatening...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 21, 2015

What a construction worker in Nebraska describes as a defense of the American flag landed him without a job recently. According to ...

Contractor killed by falling materials on North Carolina jobsite

Contractor killed by falling materials on North...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 21, 2015

The owner of a construction business who also served as the mayor of his small North Carolina town was killed ...

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