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Mobile surveillance towers record jobsite intruders, then call the cops (VIDEO)
While surveillance devices have been a presence at retail stores and on some homes for decades, with cameras getting smaller, ...
Guy goes on drunken excavator joyride, knocks out cable and phone service
This story may not exactly be new news, but it's a great example of mankind's propensity (and reasoning) for doing ...
Thief disguises himself as a worker, steals $10k in equipment from LA construction site
A thief's brazen plan to rip off a construction site in Beverly Hills nearly went off without a hitch. One ...
VIDEO: Thief takes wheel loader for destructive joyride through Kansas City neighborhood
After stealing the machine from a Kansas City, Missouri, jobsite, a man went on a joyride through the surrounding neighborhood ...
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Police bust heavy equipment theft ring responsible for $1.5 million in machines stolen from Indiana jobsites, dealers
An investigation involving three sheriff's offices, a city police department and the FBI has busted two men for their connection to a ...
Skid steers and John Deere machines most targeted among $300 million worth of heavy equipment stolen in 2013
Nearly $300 million worth of construction and other heavy equipment was stolen in 2013 with only 21 percent of it ...
A drunk guy in New Jersey needed a ride home, so he borrowed a bulldozer, destroyed a park and hit a car in the process
A New Jersey man this weekend increased the number of incidents in the past few weeks involving drunk men operating ...
Construction equipment thieves get a flat tire then get caught after calling a tow truck
If renting a truck to commit a crime isn't dumb enough, two California men were arrested earlier this month after ...
VIDEO: Shameless thief steals roller-compactor in broad daylight, makes for least exciting getaway ever filmed
The New York Police Department is searching for the bold thief you see in the video below after he strolled ...
Excavator stolen in protest of Virginia group’s Confederate flag memorial
Typically, construction equipment is stolen for its resale value. But in the case of this missing excavator, it appears that ...
Ohio man accused of running equipment theft ring and selling the machines online pleads guilty to the latter
A man accused of running an equipment theft operation that sold its stolen goods on the Internet, pled guilty in U.S. ...
Less equipment is being stolen in the U.S., but getting your stuff back is still a big problem
The National Insurance Crime Bureau released its annual report yesterday showing a seven percent drop in heavy equipment thefts since ...
Tesla reveals plan for 'new kind of pickup,' heavy duty truck
VIDEO: Tracked drilling rig tips onto rear end in longest rollover trailering accident ever
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories up
Crane collapses atop Tappan Zee Bridge, shutting down traffic and injuring 5
Ram says Ford Super Duty's claim to towing throne isn't fair
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VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories ...
by Wayne Grayson
Ram says Ford Super Duty’s claim to towing throne isn’t fair ...
by Tom Quimby
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