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Shortage of skilled workers has pushed up construction costs

Shortage of skilled workers has pushed up construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 26, 2015

The immediate effect of the skilled worker shortage impacting the U.S. construction industry for the last two years was a ...

Combining design, build contracts saved $1.7 billion on Tappan Zee Bridge project

Combining design, build contracts saved $1.7 billion on...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 26, 2015

A New York University report on the Tappan Zee Bridge has found the project saved $1.7 billion by combining the contracts to ...

Construction worker drowns after boat tips on New York bridge project

Construction worker drowns after boat tips on New York...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 26, 2015

A New York construction worker drowned Monday after the boat he was doing bridge work in tipped over. According to the Democrat and ...

Is the golden age of underground construction upon us?

Is the golden age of underground construction upon us?

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 25, 2015

During the Great Recession, one phrase reached cliché status: “this is the new normal.” In other words, suck it up, things ...

Drunk guy wanders onto jobsite, is subdued by workers after trying to operate a backhoe

Drunk guy wanders onto jobsite, is subdued by workers...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 25, 2015

As if workers don't have enough to worry about while trying to get their work done on a busy jobsite, ...

John Deere to call back some laid off workers to Waterloo plant

John Deere to call back some laid off workers to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 25, 2015

John Deere has announced that it will ask between 50 and 60 workers laid off earlier this year at its Waterloo, ...

Electronic sign hacked to display ‘Bush did 9/11′ in Minnesota work zone

Electronic sign hacked to display ‘Bush did...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 25, 2015

A portable electronic sign at a construction site in Minnesota briefly detoured from it's normal job displaying safety warnings at the ...

Manitowoc to supply U.S. Army with custom, all-terrain cranes in $192 million contract

Manitowoc to supply U.S. Army with custom, all-terrain...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 22, 2015

The U.S. Army has awarded Manitowoc Cranes a five-year, $192 million for all-terrain cranes. Manitowoc will provide the Army with 60-ton Grove ...

Crews, Left Coast Lifter, place first horizontal pieces for new Tappan Zee Bridge

Crews, Left Coast Lifter, place first horizontal pieces...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 22, 2015

It took three and a half hours and one of the largest cranes in the world, but by the time ...

Longtime carpenter, cancer survivor, dies after fall into Connecticut harbor

Longtime carpenter, cancer survivor, dies after fall...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 22, 2015

A worker on a dock project in Connecticut died hours after a mysterious fall into New Haven Harbor last week. According ...

Nashville may soon require contractors to hire significantly more local workers on metro projects

Nashville may soon require contractors to hire...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2015

An amendment that will be presented to Nashville voters in August is drawing the ire of some members of the ...

Ox Bodies launches new range of Trail Ox Series end dump trailers

Ox Bodies launches new range of Trail Ox Series end...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 19, 2015

Ox Bodies has introduced a new customizable range of its Trail Ox Series of end dump trailers that will provide construction ...

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