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California dam construction unearths collection of 20 million-year-old fossils

California dam construction unearths collection of 20...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 08, 2014

Since construction began in 2011 on the new dam for the Calaveras Reservoir near Malpitas, California, construction crews and paleontologists ...

PHOTOS: Make-A-Wish makes 3-year-old boy a construction worker for a day

PHOTOS: Make-A-Wish makes 3-year-old boy a construction...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 25, 2014

There are lots of little boys who love construction equipment and pretend to be construction workers, but one little boy ...

Burglars in Cleveland use stolen heavy equipment to smash into businesses

Burglars in Cleveland use stolen heavy equipment to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2014

For the second time in the last two weeks, thieves in Cleveland have stolen heavy equipment from a construction site ...

Hotel construction unearths beer mugs, liquor bottles and a bar dating back to before the Revolutionary War

Hotel construction unearths beer mugs, liquor bottles...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 14, 2014

Archaeologists are excavating the construction siteĀ of a 22-story hotel on The Bowery in New York City, which has been occupied ...

Floor addition under construction collapses from top of mall in Minneapolis

Floor addition under construction collapses from top of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 08, 2014

The collapse of a third-floor addition under construction at a mall in Minneapolis to the sidewalk below resulted in no ...

Collapse at Boston construction site injures 3 workers

Collapse at Boston construction site injures 3 workers

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 20, 2014

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include the injury of a third worker in the accident. Two workers were ...

PHOTOS: Construction crew discovers ancient graveyard of whales, sloths and fish killed by algae (VIDEO)

PHOTOS: Construction crew discovers ancient graveyard...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 18, 2014

Scientists have solved the mystery surrounding a mass graveyard of ancient sea life discovered by a Chilean highway construction crew ...

Coin toss decides bid winner for $4.4 million construction project in Louisiana

Coin toss decides bid winner for $4.4 million...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 13, 2014

There are very few coin tosses with higher stakes than the one carried out in Gretna, Louisiana Wednesday night. The town ...

Construction worker uncovers mammoth tusk from Ice Age (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Construction worker uncovers mammoth tusk from Ice Age...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2014

While excavating for plumbing trenches on the jobsite of a high-rise apartment complex in the Seattle, Washington neighborhood of south ...

After a day on the jobsite, construction worker drives around NYC until dawn feeding the homeless

After a day on the jobsite, construction worker drives...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2014

Carlos Vargas has seen both sides to this land of opportunity. He has lovingly embraced both. Vargas immigrated to the United ...

San Francisco subway construction causes a rat invasion

San Francisco subway construction causes a rat invasion

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 18, 2013

It's not uncommon for a city to receive complaints about construction. Despite the knowledge that improvements are being made to ...

Construction crew rescues live deer from basement of house it’s building

Construction crew rescues live deer from basement of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 12, 2013

Construction crews find all kinds of things on, and often underneath, the jobsite. Suffice it to say, it's not often ...

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