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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 ...

Residents of small Oregon town use bulldozer, snow to fight and contain large fire

Residents of small Oregon town use bulldozer, snow to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2015

With no fire department of their own, the residents of a small town in central Oregon banded together in sub-zero ...

Worker hit in head by bullet as construction crew is targeted in drive-by shooting in St. Louis

Worker hit in head by bullet as construction crew is...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 02, 2015

A subcontractor on a parking lot project in St. Louis has pulled out of the job after a drive-by shooting targeted ...

Construction worker shot and killed in robbery on Chicago jobsite

Construction worker shot and killed in robbery on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 23, 2014

A construction worker and father of two was tragically shot and killed on the job Sunday night in Chicago's Englewood ...

Head Santa: Construction CEO doles out degrees in Kris Kringledom at oldest Santa School in U.S. (PHOTOS)

Head Santa: Construction CEO doles out degrees in Kris...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 22, 2014

In December, many contractors are winding down the year, moving equipment off frozen jobsites and back into the yard. Then there’s ...

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 ...

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