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Crane operator killed by falling steel beam in Oregon

Crane operator killed by falling steel beam in Oregon

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 20, 2015

A crane operator in Portland, Oregon, was killed earlier this week when a steel beam fell on top of his machine's cab. According ...

Georgia drivers pay extra $8 billion annually due to deficient roads TRIP report finds

Georgia drivers pay extra $8 billion annually due to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 19, 2015

Deficient roads in Georgia costs the state’s motorists nearly $8 billion in additional vehicle operating costs and expenses related to safety ...

NAPA to hold environmental, health and safety conference at World of Asphalt 2015

NAPA to hold environmental, health and safety...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 19, 2015

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has scheduled its Beyond Compliance: Achieving EH&S Excellence conference near the start of the World ...

Created by a contractor, busybusy mobile app automates construction labor cost management

Created by a contractor, busybusy mobile app automates...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2015

You won't find too many contractors that consider themselves a "nerd." But very early on in my conversation with Isaac ...

VIDEO: Best dad ever builds drivable mini Caterpillar Model 22 dozer using lawnmower parts for son

VIDEO: Best dad ever builds drivable mini Caterpillar...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2015

It's not every dad that loves heavy equipment and tinkering so much that he builds a bulldozer for his young ...

VIDEO: Meet Punchbot, the roving robot construction superintendent born at AEC Hackathon

VIDEO: Meet Punchbot, the roving robot construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 17, 2015

What if a jobsite superintendent could be everywhere at once, providing workers with the information the need instantly, with the ...

Akron wants to start its own city construction company; would be an Ohio first

Akron wants to start its own city construction company;...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 17, 2015

Contractors that bid on projects in the city of Akron, Ohio, may soon have some new competition: the city itself. Frustrated ...

Texas DOT crews now measure stockpiles by shooting a quick video with their iPhones

Texas DOT crews now measure stockpiles by shooting a...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 17, 2015

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has begun using an iPhone app to get accurate measurements of stockpile volume and ...

FAA drone rules OK most construction uses, but put a major one in question

FAA drone rules OK most construction uses, but put a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 16, 2015

On Sunday, the Federal Aviation Administration issued its proposed rules on the commercial use of small drones, otherwise known as ...

Kokosing CEO admits demolition plan was flawed in deadly bridge collapse

Kokosing CEO admits demolition plan was flawed in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 16, 2015

The demolition plan for a bridge that crossed over Interstate 75 near Cincinnati was flawed and has been found to ...

Construction worker killed in Alabama work zone crash

Construction worker killed in Alabama work zone crash

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 16, 2015

A construction worker in southwest Alabama was killed Friday morning in a work zone crash. According to a report from the ...

VIDEO: This kid digging a trench with a giant RC excavator will make you question your childhood happiness

VIDEO: This kid digging a trench with a giant RC...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 13, 2015

Most kids have chores. Sometimes that involves yard work. Raking leaves, mowing the lawn. But digging a trench? God bless ...

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