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Mercedes upgrades the beastly Unimog U4023, U5023 all-terrain work trucks with engine power take-off (PHOTOS)

Mercedes upgrades the beastly Unimog U4023, U5023...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2015

Its top speed and horsepower might not jump off the page, but the Mercedes-Benz Unimog is likely the most capable truck ...

Construction lending is outpacing that of completed buildings with rates at their lowest since 2007

Construction lending is outpacing that of completed...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2015

It's OK. You can call it a comeback. Though much of the talk around whether or not the construction industry has ...

Worker slips from safety harness, survives fall into basement on Maine jobsite

Worker slips from safety harness, survives fall into...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2015

A worker in Maine is fortunate to have survived a two-story fall after slipping out of his safety harness Monday. According to ...

Ten deaths in 15 days

Ten deaths in 15 days

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 25, 2015

Ten deaths in 15 Days That was the headline in my print editorial for Equipment World’s May issue. From April 1 ...

HEADS UP: Hitting utility lines when hauling heavy equipment can become an expensive ordeal

HEADS UP: Hitting utility lines when hauling heavy...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 22, 2015

According to the National Electrical Safety Code, telephone lines must be at least 14 feet above the ground and electrical ...

SDLG, Liebherr, Takeuchi, others add dealers in the latest Dealer and Manufacturing News Roundup

SDLG, Liebherr, Takeuchi, others add dealers in the...

Posted by Amy Materson on May 22, 2015

Takeuchi names Salesman of the Year, Top Volume dealer and adds dealer Jimi Martin of Perimeter Takeuchi in Buford, Georgia, has ...

Floor collapses during concrete pour in LA, injuring 7 workers

Floor collapses during concrete pour in LA, injuring 7...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 22, 2015

While working on a concrete pour at a jobsite in Los Angeles Wednesday evening, the floor the crew was standing ...

Friday is “Don’t Fry Day”; OSHA campaign reminds workers of the dangers of sun overexposure

Friday is “Don’t Fry Day”; OSHA...

Posted by Amy Materson on May 21, 2015

As outdoor temperatures begin to rise, so does the chance of illnesses related to working outside. Heat stress and overexposure ...

Iowa DOT launches website offering location of major road projects

Iowa DOT launches website offering location of major...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 21, 2015

The Iowa Department of Transportation has made finding and avoiding major roadwork a little easier for drivers in the state. The ...

B-SAFE: New program improves construction safety by updating workers weekly on jobsite conditions

B-SAFE: New program improves construction safety by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2015

A new construction safety program is ignoring a certain saying about free lunches in order to increase awareness about the specific working ...

This bridge is made of thousands of sheets of paper, took 3 years to design (PHOTOS)

This bridge is made of thousands of sheets of paper,...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 20, 2015

An artist from the United Kingdom completed a project that proves once and for all that paper beats rock. Well, ...

House passes transportation funding patch

House passes transportation funding patch

Posted by Chris Hill on May 20, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved HR 2353, the Highway Transportation Funding Act of 2015 in a 387-35 vote. The ...

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