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Shovel to the back of the head ends dispute between concrete workers started by muddy shoes
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
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
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
Another construction worker was gunned down on the job and in broad daylight during a home renovation near Chicago June 19. According ...
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Excavator operator strikes 400 live WWII grenades buried beneath jobsite
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
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
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
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
No. 5 Video of 2015 « No. 6 No. 4 » Three workers caught in the epicenter of a bridge collapse ...
Nashville may soon require contractors to hire significantly more local workers on metro projects
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
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
A worker near Atlanta is lucky to be alive after being shot several times from point blank range by two ...
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Cummins hit with $60M lawsuit by FCA over defective emissions system in Ram pickups
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GMC unveils 2017 Sierra HD All Terrain X, its most powerful off-roader yet thanks to new 6.6L Duramax
VIDEO: Crews demo century-old Virginia St. Bridge, construct and move new one into place (Time-lapse)
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How Volvo CE is engineering a quarry run by electric loaders ...
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Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman to retire next year; Umpleby tapped as ...
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Caterpillar intros M315F, M317F wheeled excavators with tool carrier, compact radius ...
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Three views on the past, present and rapidly evolving future of ...
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