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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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Cat takes on Yeti with a rugged, insulated jobsite cooler
VIDEO: Large crane collapses while hoisting section of viaduct
Volvo unveils the EX2: First fully electric compact excavator prototype is faster, quieter
Excavator operator uncovers one of the best preserved dinosaur fossils ever found (VIDEO)
Ford details F-150 redesign: 2018 refresh features Super Duty styling, customer feedback
Dragged to his death: How to prevent chipper accidents
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