More From Construction

The 6 habits of highly successful construction company owners

The 6 habits of highly successful construction company...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 28, 2014

In our recent special report, “The Future of Your Construction Company”, we focused so much on contractors retiring or transitioning ...

VIDEO: Excavator destroys bridge with one nudge, creates huge wave in domino effect

VIDEO: Excavator destroys bridge with one nudge,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 28, 2014

In this video from China, we see one of the most beautiful bridge demolitions ever. We only get to see ...

Dearth of women in construction deprives industry of good workers, women of good jobs

Dearth of women in construction deprives industry of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 24, 2014

Recently, Barbara A. Res penned an insightful column for the Baltimore Sun examining why there are so few women in the ...

Collapse at Boston construction site injures 3 workers

Collapse at Boston construction site injures 3 workers

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 20, 2014

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include the injury of a third worker in the accident. Two workers were ...

Housing starts fall 0.2% in February as builder confidence rises slightly

Housing starts fall 0.2% in February as builder...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 18, 2014

Despite a large upward revision to January's number, housing starts fell slightly in February, according to preliminary data from the ...

IPAF, NCCCO promote power line safety, demonstrate proper technique

IPAF, NCCCO promote power line safety, demonstrate...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 18, 2014

The International Powered Access Federation and National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators again teamed up at ConExpo-Con/Agg, this ...

Divergence of construction spending and employment could point to “fundamental change” in the industry

Divergence of construction spending and employment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 17, 2014

Recently, the folks at Business Insider put together a nicely done and comprehensive article on the skilled labor shortage affecting ...

VIDEO: 5-alarm fire engulfs San Francisco construction site, burns through the night

VIDEO: 5-alarm fire engulfs San Francisco construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 12, 2014

A six-story apartment complex under construction in San Francisco was engulfed in flames Tuesday afternoon and burned throughout the night, ...

VIDEO: Mike Rowe opens up about opera, skilled trades and Dirty Jobs (EXCLUSIVE)

VIDEO: Mike Rowe opens up about opera, skilled trades...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 11, 2014

All of the new machines are obviously the star of a show like ConExpo. But one of the highlights for ...

“Ninjas” infiltrate construction of 2nd-tallest building, scale crane, grab terrifying footage (VIDEO, GALLERY)

“Ninjas” infiltrate construction of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 03, 2014

Not to be outdone by the crane operator on the very same jobsite, two Russian "urban ninjas" broke into the ...

Homebuilding propels U.S. construction spending 0.1% in January despite nonresidential losses

Homebuilding propels U.S. construction spending 0.1% in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 03, 2014

Construction spending in the U.S. again rose slightly in January, according to preliminary data released by the Commerce Department today. Spending rose ...

New Jersey construction worker falls from bridge, lands on his feet without even breaking a bone

New Jersey construction worker falls from bridge, lands...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 27, 2014

A fall is the most deadly accident that can happen to a construction worker. And one that takes place from ...

advertisement
advertisement
advertisement
advertisement