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Texas plumber gets phone threats after old pickup winds up in hands of Islamic militants

Texas plumber gets phone threats after old pickup winds...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 18, 2014

When Jeff Oberholtzer retired and traded in one of his plumbing company's Ford F-250s last year, he probably thought it was the ...

Construction crew unearths grenade without a pin, worker picks it up for some reason

Construction crew unearths grenade without a pin,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 18, 2014

A jobsite supervisor in Arizona got quite the scare last week when one of the guys on his crew walked ...

Arson suspected in gigantic fire that destroyed apartment complex under construction in downtown Los Angeles (VIDEO)

Arson suspected in gigantic fire that destroyed...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 10, 2014

Police and fire officials in Los Angeles have opened a criminal investigation into a massive fire that broke out early ...

Construction superintendent risks his life to stop wrong-way driver in Florida

Construction superintendent risks his life to stop...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 09, 2014

After seeing story after story about deaths resulting from accidents caused by people driving the wrong way down Florida Interstates ...

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 drunk guy in New Jersey needed a ride home, so he...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 21, 2014

A New Jersey man this weekend increased the number of incidents in the past few weeks involving drunk men operating ...

Construction workers across U.S. push through blast of Bering Bomb cold snap

Construction workers across U.S. push through blast of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 17, 2014

After the remnants of a Pacific typhoon sent arctic air across much of the United States last week, temperatures dipped ...

One contractor gives another work: Seattle officials suspect construction crew responsible for dumping concrete in sewer pipe

One contractor gives another work: Seattle officials...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 13, 2014

Even though it's something that happens fairly regularly—three or four times a year—footing the bill to repair sewer pipes used ...

Drunk guy arrested after taking wheel loader out for a spin in the middle of the night because he thought it was snowing

Drunk guy arrested after taking wheel loader out for a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 12, 2014

I'm not sure what's more disconcerting about this story, that this guy has access to a wheel loader in the ...

Bulldozer operator helps police bust thief after finding him hiding under machine while hauling it away

Bulldozer operator helps police bust thief after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 07, 2014

Sean Welch almost got away with his crime scot-free. He just chose the wrong getaway vehicle. According to a report from The ...

Wheel loader operator drives his machine for coffee, bathroom breaks; residents of NY town not amused

Wheel loader operator drives his machine for coffee,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2014

A wheel loader operator's use of his machine to go on coffee and bathroom breaks has upset several residents in ...

Guy dresses up as construction worker for Halloween, robs NYC bank

Guy dresses up as construction worker for Halloween,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 03, 2014

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But this is imitation the construction industry could do without. According to ...

VIDEO: Construction crew wrangles 11-foot python on Florida jobsite

VIDEO: Construction crew wrangles 11-foot python on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 30, 2014

We can all only hope that when confronted by a massive snake we handle the encounter as well as this ...

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