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Shovel to the back of the head ends dispute between concrete workers started by muddy shoes

Shovel to the back of the head ends dispute between...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 06, 2015

  With the dangers of heavy equipment, falling materials and gunfire well documented on construction sites, the last thing workers need ...

Striking concrete workers halt work at 30 NYC construction sites

Striking concrete workers halt work at 30 NYC...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 03, 2015

Concrete workers belonging to the New York City District Council of Carpenters have gone on strike, bringing work to a halt ...

Vandals pee in cabs of contractor’s equipment, ride a bike down newly-poured sidewalk in Michigan

Vandals pee in cabs of contractor’s equipment,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

A contractor in Michigan recently endured a rough week where thousands of dollars of vandalism was done to equipment and ...

Worker shot during robbery on home reno site near Chicago

Worker shot during robbery on home reno site near...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 30, 2015

Another construction worker was gunned down on the job and in broad daylight during a home renovation near Chicago June 19. According ...

Excavator operator strikes 400 live WWII grenades buried beneath jobsite

Excavator operator strikes 400 live WWII grenades...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 29, 2015

Though he wasn't exactly sure of what he had struck at the time, an excavator operator in Austria likely needed ...

Man arrested after attacking neighbor’s home with a backhoe in New York

Man arrested after attacking neighbor’s home with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 26, 2015

A New York man was arrested over the weekend after attempting to end a dispute with a neighbor by attacking ...

Drunk guy wanders onto jobsite, is subdued by workers after trying to operate a backhoe

Drunk guy wanders onto jobsite, is subdued by workers...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 25, 2015

As if workers don't have enough to worry about while trying to get their work done on a busy jobsite, ...

Burrito ends standoff between man perched in tower crane and police

Burrito ends standoff between man perched in tower...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 24, 2015

A homeless man claiming he just wanted "to be heard," took up residence inside a tower crane Sunday night in ...

VIDEO: Bridge collapses beneath excavator, 2 workers, injuring one more on Pennsylvania repair project

VIDEO: Bridge collapses beneath excavator, 2 workers,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 23, 2015

Three workers caught in the epicenter of a bridge collapse in Pennsylvania all survived the ordeal. According to a report from ...

Nashville may soon require contractors to hire significantly more local workers on metro projects

Nashville may soon require contractors to hire...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2015

An amendment that will be presented to Nashville voters in August is drawing the ire of some members of the ...

Contractor discovers drywall signed by his father 50 years ago while demoing a bathroom

Contractor discovers drywall signed by his father 50...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 18, 2015

Just in time for Father's Day comes a story out of Michigan where a contractor recently made unexpected contact with his ...

Worker shot after confronting 2 men drawing in wet concrete on Georgia school jobsite

Worker shot after confronting 2 men drawing in wet...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 09, 2015

A worker near Atlanta is lucky to be alive after being shot several times from point blank range by two ...

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