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VIDEO: Workers caught on tape firing assault rifle inside Orlando building they were demolishing

VIDEO: Workers caught on tape firing assault rifle...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 28, 2014

Orlando Police are investigating a demolition contractor hired by the city after footage surfaced of workers firing an assault rifle ...

Excavator tumbles 60 feet from Georgia overpass, operator survives

Excavator tumbles 60 feet from Georgia overpass,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 27, 2014

A machine rollover is one of the scariest things an operator in the construction industry can face. In northwest Georgia ...

Construction workers in Iowa save kitten from a dumpster’s doom

Construction workers in Iowa save kitten from a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 17, 2014

While saving cats is typically the work of firefighters, a group of construction workers in Des Moines, Iowa, recently made ...

Construction worker throws co-worker off bridge, disappears after jumping in river after him

Construction worker throws co-worker off bridge,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 15, 2014

Police in Charleston, South Carolina, are searching for a construction worker accused of throwing his co-worker off a bridge. Joshua D. ...

Construction crew uncovers human bones during gas line install in New York City

Construction crew uncovers human bones during gas line...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 14, 2014

A construction crew in New York City made a pretty startling discovery last week when a routine trench dig uncovered ...

For some reason, thieves stole a 1,300-pound traffic gate from a construction site in Green Bay

For some reason, thieves stole a 1,300-pound traffic...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 10, 2014

We're not sure what the going rate for traffic gates is on the black market, but it must be enough ...

Construction worker mauled by tiger loses thumb in Florida

Construction worker mauled by tiger loses thumb in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 08, 2014

Apparently there are some hazards in construction no toolbox talk can prepare you for. One construction worker learned this the hard ...

Fashion show goes on despite construction worker’s 30-foot fall through roof

Fashion show goes on despite construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 19, 2014

As models strutted down a runway during a fashion show in London earlier this week, a construction worker tumbled through ...

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 ...

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