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DPR/Skanska to walk away from construction of Apple’s new campus

DPR/Skanska to walk away from construction of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 11, 2015

Though DPR Construction Inc. and Skanska USA have been the lead builders on Apple's much-talked-about Campus 2 since construction began ...

Worker struck and killed by dump truck inside Massachusetts work zone

Worker struck and killed by dump truck inside...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 11, 2015

A construction worker was struck and killed along a Massachusetts highway early Wednesday. According to a report from MassLive.com, the unidentified ...

Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure opens membership to private construction, engineering firms

Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure opens...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 11, 2015

Private sector construction, engineering, planning and design firms are now able to join the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure’s (ISI) Sustaining Membership, ...

Interactive map of workplace deaths a stark reminder of construction’s dangers

Interactive map of workplace deaths a stark reminder of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2015

An interactive map that seeks to plot out all available reports of workplace deaths in the U.S. during 2014 offers a ...

Worker survives being impaled by fence in fall on California jobsite

Worker survives being impaled by fence in fall on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2015

A construction worker is recovering from a serious fall that occurred last week on a jobsite near San Jose. According to a ...

Construction adds 17,000 jobs in May; unemployment drops again

Construction adds 17,000 jobs in May; unemployment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2015

The U.S. construction industry established for itself another streak in jobs gains during May, adding 17,000 jobs for the month. According to preliminary data ...

City of Lexington uses high-tech SUV to analyze pavement conditions and prioritize projects

City of Lexington uses high-tech SUV to analyze...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 05, 2015

Lexington, Kentucky, officials are spending nearly $400,000 to assess the condition of the city’s roads using lasers, cameras, and GPS ...

Highway worker killed in work zone vehicle crash in Oregon

Highway worker killed in work zone vehicle crash in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2015

A construction worker inside a highway work zone in Salem, Oregon, was killed earlier this week by a man police ...

Credit: Massachusetts State Police

Excavator falls from bridge onto train tracks during...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2015

While performing demolition work on a bridge which crosses over a portion of train tracks near Boston, an excavator fell ...

St. Louis construction firms help establish $10 million Contractors Loan Fund for minority- and women-owned businesses

St. Louis construction firms help establish $10 million...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2015

Aiming to boost the number of construction companies owned by minorities and women in the St. Louis area, a group ...

Worker killed by falling steel beam on New York bridge site

Worker killed by falling steel beam on New York bridge...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2015

A worker on a paving crew was killed last week when a steel beam came crashing down into a highway ...

Indiana bridge builder among finalists for Carhartt’s Tough Crew Contest

Indiana bridge builder among finalists for Carhartt’s...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 04, 2015

The Cintas and Carhartt Tough Crew Contest has closed its nomination period for nominees, and a bridge builder and his ...

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