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Construction worker survives after being impaled in chest by power saw blade

Construction worker survives after being impaled in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 26, 2014

While working atop a shopping center in Houston Monday morning, a construction worker was impaled in the chest by the ...

Construction workers narrowly escape jobsite shootings in Michigan and NYC

Construction workers narrowly escape jobsite shootings...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 26, 2014

As temperatures have soared on jobsites across the U.S., so too, apparently, have tempers. Nearly two weeks ago, a construction worker ...

Construction worker stabs and kills coworker in South Carolina department store

Construction worker stabs and kills coworker in South...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 20, 2014

Authorities near Charleston, South Carolina have arrested a man they say stabbed and killed a coworker while they were renovating ...

11-year-old boy arrested for doing $10,000 damage to construction site

11-year-old boy arrested for doing $10,000 damage to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 18, 2014

Vandalism on construction sites is an unfortunately common intrusion that contractors everywhere have to deal with every once in a ...

Mud in Your Mouth: How Rex’s Outrageous developed Road Crew Crunch, a line of construction-themed snacks

Mud in Your Mouth: How Rex’s Outrageous developed...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 04, 2014

Blame it on Grandma. “My grandmother had a snack mix she called Gravel,” relates Daren Rexroad (but please call him “Rex”), ...

Excavator used to kill pedestrian, flip bus in terrorist rampage in Jerusalem (VIDEO)

Excavator used to kill pedestrian, flip bus in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 04, 2014

One man is dead and six others are wounded in the aftermath of a terrorist attack in Jerusalem carried out ...

California dam construction unearths collection of 20 million-year-old fossils

California dam construction unearths collection of 20...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 08, 2014

Since construction began in 2011 on the new dam for the Calaveras Reservoir near Malpitas, California, construction crews and paleontologists ...

PHOTOS: Make-A-Wish makes 3-year-old boy a construction worker for a day

PHOTOS: Make-A-Wish makes 3-year-old boy a construction...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 25, 2014

There are lots of little boys who love construction equipment and pretend to be construction workers, but one little boy ...

Burglars in Cleveland use stolen heavy equipment to smash into businesses

Burglars in Cleveland use stolen heavy equipment to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2014

For the second time in the last two weeks, thieves in Cleveland have stolen heavy equipment from a construction site ...

Hotel construction unearths beer mugs, liquor bottles and a bar dating back to before the Revolutionary War

Hotel construction unearths beer mugs, liquor bottles...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 14, 2014

Archaeologists are excavating the construction site of a 22-story hotel on The Bowery in New York City, which has been occupied ...

Floor addition under construction collapses from top of mall in Minneapolis

Floor addition under construction collapses from top of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 08, 2014

The collapse of a third-floor addition under construction at a mall in Minneapolis to the sidewalk below resulted in no ...

Collapse at Boston construction site injures 3 workers

Collapse at Boston construction site injures 3 workers

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 20, 2014

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include the injury of a third worker in the accident. Two workers were ...

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