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Eight days after fall from scaffolding, Mississippi construction worker dies

Eight days after fall from scaffolding, Mississippi...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 18, 2014

The deadliest accident in construction has claimed another victim. Gerald Moran, 42, died last week, eight days after suffering a ...

Construction workers across U.S. push through blast of Bering Bomb cold snap

Construction workers across U.S. push through blast of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 17, 2014

After the remnants of a Pacific typhoon sent arctic air across much of the United States last week, temperatures dipped ...

Wall collapses claim the lives of 2 more construction workers on jobsites near New York City, Cleveland

Wall collapses claim the lives of 2 more construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 14, 2014

Construction workers on jobsites in Long Island, New York, and Avon Lake, Ohio, were killed this week by wall collapses. On ...

One contractor gives another work: Seattle officials suspect construction crew responsible for dumping concrete in sewer pipe

One contractor gives another work: Seattle officials...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 13, 2014

Even though it's something that happens fairly regularly—three or four times a year—footing the bill to repair sewer pipes used ...

Cement shortage in Michigan could delay some construction projects into next year

Cement shortage in Michigan could delay some...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 11, 2014

Construction projects across the state of Michigan that are dependent upon concrete are being delayed due to a cement shortage ...

Two experienced fleet managers tell how telematics data helps make their companies more competitive, explain how to adopt the technology

Two experienced fleet managers tell how telematics data...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 10, 2014

There will come a time in every construction company's life, when a trigger event will make the deployment of telematics ...

Caterpillar’s new AP1000F asphalt paver uses an integrated generator to cut screed heat time in half (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Caterpillar’s new AP1000F asphalt paver uses an...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Nov 10, 2014

Number one on the “paving by the numbers” handout Caterpillar gives to contractors is “heat the screed.” That start-up process ...

Construction worker killed after garbage truck rams into back of pickup, knocking it off of New Orleans bridge

Construction worker killed after garbage truck rams...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 10, 2014

As a road construction crew worked last week along the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway in New Orleans, a garbage truck barreled ...

AGC economist forecasts strong construction growth thanks to ‘shale gale’, Panama Canal expansion

AGC economist forecasts strong construction growth...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 07, 2014

The morning after Republicans won back the U.S. Senate, Ken Simonson, chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America, ...

Construction adds 12,000 jobs in October, sees another big drop in unemployment

Construction adds 12,000 jobs in October, sees another...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 07, 2014

The U.S. construction industry has now added jobs for a 10th consecutive month with a gain of 12,000 workers in ...

Tape measure falls 50 stories, kills worker on New Jersey construction site

Tape measure falls 50 stories, kills worker on New...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2014

A freak accident claimed the life of a construction worker in New Jersey earlier this week, illustrating the dangers of ...

Wheel loader operator drives his machine for coffee, bathroom breaks; residents of NY town not amused

Wheel loader operator drives his machine for coffee,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2014

A wheel loader operator's use of his machine to go on coffee and bathroom breaks has upset several residents in ...

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