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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 ...

Crane drops 4-ton HVAC unit 30 stories to street below, injuring 10 in NYC (VIDEO)

Crane drops 4-ton HVAC unit 30 stories to street below,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 01, 2015

With the roar of a freight train and the "boom" of a bomb, an HVAC unit fell from the sky ...

Crew unearths remains likely belonging to a construction worker on North Dakota jobsite

Crew unearths remains likely belonging to a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 29, 2015

A crew working in west-central North Dakota recently uncovered human remains police believe may belong to another construction worker. According to ...

Contractor busted for using his construction company’s office to grow pot in Massachusetts

Contractor busted for using his construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 14, 2015

Police in Maryland arrested the owner of a Bellingham construction company earlier this week after discovering the man was using ...

Workers uncover ancient human remains, artifacts on Washington jobsite

Workers uncover ancient human remains, artifacts on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 12, 2015

While digging on a renovation job at an RV lot in Yakima, Washington, last week, a construction crew uncovered what could be ...

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