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Brick facade collapses, kills worker, injures 2 others employed by unlicensed contractor in Chicago

Brick facade collapses, kills worker, injures 2 others...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 03, 2014

One worker is dead and two others were injured in Chicago last week when the brick facade of a building ...

The 7 latest trends in over-the-road Heavy Trucks that could impact your construction business

The 7 latest trends in over-the-road Heavy Trucks that...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 01, 2014

Significant changes are taking place in over-the-road trucking industry, changes that contractors will also see. Some are inherent in new ...

Contractor killed in tragic double utility trench collapse in Michigan

Contractor killed in tragic double utility trench...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 31, 2014

Police near Detroit were nearly able to save a contractor from a collapsed trench before the trench collapsed again, killing ...

Excavator tumbles 60 feet from Georgia overpass, operator survives

Excavator tumbles 60 feet from Georgia overpass,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 27, 2014

A machine rollover is one of the scariest things an operator in the construction industry can face. In northwest Georgia ...

VIDEO: Backhoe shimmies across water on a bridge made of old logs

VIDEO: Backhoe shimmies across water on a bridge made...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 24, 2014

During the reconstruction of a bridge in what looks to be a very rural part of Brazil, with the water ...

Northwestern Mutual sets out to hire 1,000 construction workers in Milwaukee

Northwestern Mutual sets out to hire 1,000 construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 21, 2014

Northwestern Mutual is in the middle of a substantial construction project in downtown Milwaukee and the company is in need ...

Home starts rise 6.3% in September as homebuilder confidence falls back to earth

Home starts rise 6.3% in September as homebuilder...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 20, 2014

The month-to-month volatility of new U.S. housing starts continued in September, while homebuilder confidence in the market saw its first ...

Construction worker throws co-worker off bridge, disappears after jumping in river after him

Construction worker throws co-worker off bridge,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 15, 2014

Police in Charleston, South Carolina, are searching for a construction worker accused of throwing his co-worker off a bridge. Joshua D. ...

VP of New York construction firm charged with embezzling $266k in fuel, vehicles, supplies and labor

VP of New York construction firm charged with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 13, 2014

The vice president of a Syracuse, New York, construction firm who rose through the ranks in 13 years with the ...

This data collector makes telematics easy

This data collector makes telematics easy

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 13, 2014

Telematics can be very complex, or in this case very simple. The ST-575-HWI wireless hour meter from OEM Data Delivery can ...

Brinno’s BCC 100 time-lapse camera records your construction project from the ground up with no fuss

Brinno’s BCC 100 time-lapse camera records your...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 10, 2014

If you've ever wondered how they take time lapse photos and videos of big construction projects going up, the answer ...

Construction equipment dealer in San Antonio admits to bribing county officials, faces up to 10 years in prison

Construction equipment dealer in San Antonio admits to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 10, 2014

A construction equipment dealer in San Antonio faces up to 10 years in prison after admitting to bribing Maverick County, ...

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