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Construction workers shot in jobsite attack in Nashville

Construction workers shot in jobsite attack in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 27, 2015

As if the heights and heavy machinery didn't make construction work dangerous enough, U.S. home builders apparently now have to contend with the ...

Construction workers’ butt-dial to boss rats them out for jobsite burglary

Construction workers’ butt-dial to boss rats them...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2015

Two construction workers in Key West, Florida, have been arrested and charged with felony grand theft after stealing thousands of ...

Worker crushed by 4 steel beams in unloading accident in New York City

Worker crushed by 4 steel beams in unloading accident...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2015

As a crew unloaded steel joists from a truck at a Brooklyn jobsite Tuesday afternoon, four of the beams toppled ...

Workers discover woman’s body on Florida jobsite

Workers discover woman’s body on Florida jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 24, 2015

Early Friday morning on a jobsite in Satellite Beach, Florida, construction workers found the body of a young woman. According to a ...

Florida contractor donates 1 roof for every 10 it sells

Florida contractor donates 1 roof for every 10 it sells

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 24, 2015

At TB Roofing & Construction, the belief is, "the real point in life," is giving back to the community. That's what the ...

Worker survives 30-foot fall, is rescued in special extraction by Colorado firefighters

Worker survives 30-foot fall, is rescued in special...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 13, 2015

A team of firefighters in northern Colorado engineered a "technical rescue" after a construction worker survived a 30-foot fall earlier ...

Nearly 50 NYC contractors, inspectors and property managers charged in bribery scheme

Nearly 50 NYC contractors, inspectors and property...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 13, 2015

Earlier this week, dozens of New York City construction professionals surrendered to police and were charged as the result of a ...

Construction workers win $5 million, $100k from lotto, but won’t quit their day jobs

Construction workers win $5 million, $100k from lotto,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 04, 2015

Two construction workers recently hit pay dirt, winning big lottery prizes within just days of each other. According to a report ...

Shortage of skilled construction workers delays completion of Iowa biofuel plant

Shortage of skilled construction workers delays...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 15, 2015

An Iowa biofuel plant is the latest major construction project to fall victim to the widespread shortage of skilled workers ...

Police bust heavy equipment theft ring responsible for $1.5 million in machines stolen from Indiana jobsites, dealers

Police bust heavy equipment theft ring responsible for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 14, 2015

An investigation involving three sheriff's offices, a city police department and the FBI has busted two men for their connection to a ...

Feds to crack down on widespread construction tax evasion scheme in Florida

Feds to crack down on widespread construction tax...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 14, 2015

The federal government has announced a partnership with Florida state officials to begin cracking down on the widespread use of ...

Narwhal tusk smuggling conspiracy lands New Jersey construction worker in prison for 33 months

Narwhal tusk smuggling conspiracy lands New Jersey...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 13, 2015

A construction worker from New Jersey has been convicted and sentenced to 33 months in federal prison for his role ...

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