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Worker crushed and killed on refinery conversion project in Pennsylvania

Worker crushed and killed on refinery conversion...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2015

A construction worker was killed Tuesday while working on a large-scale industrial complex conversion project in Pennsylvania. According to a report ...

U.S. construction spending flat in February

U.S. construction spending flat in February

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2015

Construction spending in the U.S. was flat during February, the result of a slight increase in private construction and a ...

Ohio DOT uses “work zone simulation room” to show drivers the dangers of road construction

Ohio DOT uses “work zone simulation room”...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2015

Construction can be a dangerous job and when you throw in people in a hurry driving alongside you, it becomes ...

How DOTs could use drones to assess infrastructure damage from natural disasters

How DOTs could use drones to assess infrastructure...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 31, 2015

Researchers from the University of New Mexico (UNM), San Diego State University, and BAE Systems are working on a prototype ...

Holcim shareholders threaten merger plans with Lafarge…again

Holcim shareholders threaten merger plans with...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Mar 31, 2015

Shares in Lafarge fell by approximately 2 percent Monday after two Holcim shareholders voiced their discontent with the revised merger ...

Contractors on Milwaukee’s Northwestern Mutual tower claim largest continuous concrete pour in Wisconsin history

Contractors on Milwaukee’s Northwestern Mutual...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 30, 2015

Workers with C.G. Schmidt and Choice Construction, among other contractors, have completed what they claim is the largest continuous concrete ...

Construction worker killed in senseless Connecticut jobsite shooting

Construction worker killed in senseless Connecticut...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 30, 2015

Another shooting has claimed the life of a construction worker while on the job, this time in Connecticut. According to a ...

Construction worker arrested after attacking co-worker with forklift in Texas

Construction worker arrested after attacking co-worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2015

A worker on a Texas jobite was fortunate to have survived an attack last week after an apparent disagreement led ...

Senate rejects amendment seeking to fund infrastructure by closing corporate tax loophole

Senate rejects amendment seeking to fund infrastructure...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 25, 2015

A $478 billion transportation funding amendment to the 2016 budget put forth by Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was struck ...

DRIVE Act aims to support Highway Trust Fund by limiting spending to roads and bridges

DRIVE Act aims to support Highway Trust Fund by...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 24, 2015

Five Republican congressmen have proposed a legislative effort to support the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) without increasing gas taxes primarily ...

BuildOurNebraska.com launches to address state’s worker shortage issues

BuildOurNebraska.com launches to address state’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 24, 2015

With more workers aging out of the industry than it is currently bringing in, construction professionals in Nebraska are seeing ...

How to de-clutter your construction office into a (nearly) paperless, more efficient work space

How to de-clutter your construction office into a...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 23, 2015

Spring is the time of year when everything is new and fresh, so now that the season has officially arrived, ...

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