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Ancient buildings and artifacts in Istanbul reportedly being destroyed by construction

Ancient buildings and artifacts in Istanbul reportedly...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 19, 2014

In construction, one of the things many contractors make a concentrated effort at avoiding is destroying anything of historical value ...

Can Texas make high-speed rail work? California can’t

Can Texas make high-speed rail work? California can’t

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 01, 2014

For the last few years, I’ve been critical of California’s attempts to link Los Angeles to San Francisco with a ...

VIDEO: BASE jumpers scale 1 World Trade Center construction site and parachute from the top

VIDEO: BASE jumpers scale 1 World Trade Center...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 25, 2014

Editor's Note: The video below contains some coarse language that some readers might find inappropriate. Viewer discretion advised. Video has surfaced on YouTube ...

Highway construction project halted in Iceland to avoid disturbing home and church of “hidden elves”

Highway construction project halted in Iceland to avoid...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 23, 2013

It's not uncommon for construction and road projects to be halted due to environmental concerns. But elves? That's a new one ...

Methanol plant will create 3k construction jobs along Texas Gulf Coast

Methanol plant will create 3k construction jobs along...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 25, 2013

Orascom Construction Industries (OCI), a Dutch fertilizer company, has announced plans to build a second methanol plant in Beaumont, Texas, ...

Construction begins on world’s first underwater hotel (PHOTOS)

Construction begins on world’s first underwater...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 08, 2013

In what is sure to be a project to remember for the crews putting it together, construction has begun in ...

Construction crews begin biggest dam removal project in California history

Construction crews begin biggest dam removal project in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 25, 2013

Built in 1921, the San Clemente Dam near Carmel Valley, California was once an important source of water for towns ...

$1.5B University of Connecticut expansion to create 30k construction jobs

$1.5B University of Connecticut expansion to create 30k...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 12, 2013

Lawmakers in Connecticut have approved a $1.5 billion expansion of the University of Connecticut that will create 30,000 construction jobs, ...

Draped in the stars and stripes, spire is hoisted atop World Trade Center as construction continues

Draped in the stars and stripes, spire is hoisted atop...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 03, 2013

Construction workers in Manhattan watched closely Thursday, many holding smartphones and cameras to capture the big moment, as the gleaming ...

Beetle delays TransCanada pipeline construction

Beetle delays TransCanada pipeline construction

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 26, 2012

Construction on TransCanada's Gulf Coast pipeline has been brought to a halt by a bug. But not just any bug. The ...

Georgia DOT awards $73.7 in transportation work

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 14, 2012

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has initiated bids for major transportation improvement projects all across the state, with the ...

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