More From Construction

R. Barry Uber, former president of Ingersoll-Rand Construction and Mining Group, dies at 69

R. Barry Uber, former president of Ingersoll-Rand...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 06, 2015

Barry Uber, a 30-year veteran of Ingersoll-Rand, passed away on Dec. 31 in Springfield, Vermont. Uber began his career at Ingersoll-Rand ...

Bricklayers rescue man from burning car near Houston

Bricklayers rescue man from burning car near Houston

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 05, 2015

A crew of bricklayers near Houston didn't hesitate to drop their trowels and shovels last week and run toward a ...

Construction spending dips 0.3% in November due to decrease in government nonresidential

Construction spending dips 0.3% in November due to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 05, 2015

Increases in homebuilding in both the private and public sectors were not enough to offset a decrease in government nonresidential ...

VIDEO: Drunk guy in a wheel loader plows through parked cars; is swiftly brought to justice by angry mob

VIDEO: Drunk guy in a wheel loader plows through parked...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 02, 2015

Before you watch the video below, 1) Yes, of course this video is from Russia and 2) some of the ...

The Top 14 Construction and Heavy Equipment Stories of 2014

The Top 14 Construction and Heavy Equipment Stories of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 31, 2014

In these last hours of 2014, it's easy to look forward to getting 2015 underway, especially for those in the ...

Steel beam collapses at Chicago jobsite, 3 workers survive 20-foot fall

Steel beam collapses at Chicago jobsite, 3 workers...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 31, 2014

Three construction workers in Chicago were in serious condition earlier this week after a steel beam they were working on top ...

To reduce noise, NYC officials close to regulations to boost contractor use of electric jackhammers over pneumatic models

To reduce noise, NYC officials close to regulations to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 30, 2014

With construction booming again in the concrete jungle of New York City, the sound of jackhammers is a distinct voice ...

VIDEO: Implosion at Texas A&M football stadium one of the most beautiful demos you’ll find

VIDEO: Implosion at Texas A&M football stadium one...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 23, 2014

As they do on most weekends this time of year, Texas A&M officials and fans gathered at the university's football ...

Head Santa: Construction CEO doles out degrees in Kris Kringledom at oldest Santa School in U.S. (PHOTOS)

Head Santa: Construction CEO doles out degrees in Kris...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 22, 2014

In December, many contractors are winding down the year, moving equipment off frozen jobsites and back into the yard. Then there’s ...

10th Day of Construction Gifts: Braven BRV-X rugged bluetooth speaker brings tunes to the jobsite

10th Day of Construction Gifts: Braven BRV-X rugged...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2014

Why should the guys and gals running closed-cab equipment be the only ones who get to enjoy some music while ...

Construction crew unearths grenade without a pin, worker picks it up for some reason

Construction crew unearths grenade without a pin,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 18, 2014

A jobsite supervisor in Arizona got quite the scare last week when one of the guys on his crew walked ...

Interchange projects in Norman amount to Oklahoma DOT’s largest awarded contract ever

Interchange projects in Norman amount to Oklahoma...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 18, 2014

The reconstruction of two interchanges on Interstate 35 in Norman has generated the single largest construction contract ever awarded by ...

advertisement
advertisement
advertisement
advertisement