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Traffic flagger killed after being struck by utility truck

Traffic flagger killed after being struck by utility...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 21, 2016

A traffic flagger in Vermont died recently after he was struck by a utility truck while working in Middlebury. According to ...

Woman killed in crash with work trucks in Florida construction zone

Woman killed in crash with work trucks in Florida...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 06, 2016

A woman in Venice, Florida, died last week after she struck a bucket truck in a road construction work zone. The ...

Road worker dies after having heart attack on the job

Road worker dies after having heart attack on the job

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 27, 2015

A construction worker in Oregon died after suffering a heart attack while working on a highway construction project. The Blue Mountain Eagle reported that ...

Construction adds 31,000 jobs in October

Construction adds 31,000 jobs in October

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 09, 2015

After four months of relatively small employment gains, the U.S. construction industry had a big October, adding 31,000 jobs to ...

Worker dies following accident on UNLV campus

Worker dies following accident on UNLV campus

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 07, 2015

A man who had just begun his construction career was killed on a Las Vegas jobsite recently. According to a report from ...

“Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up shunning construction.” A contractor’s look back

“Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 07, 2015

Editor's Note: With Labor Day, it's time to begin saying goodbye to summer and time to take a break and enjoy ...

Construction adds 3,000 jobs in August

Construction adds 3,000 jobs in August

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 04, 2015

Though hiring has certainly slowed over the summer months, the construction industry continued to add new workers rather than lose ...

Construction adds 6,000 jobs in July; unemployment falls to 8-year low

Construction adds 6,000 jobs in July; unemployment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 07, 2015

Following a flat June, the U.S. construction industry saw a small increase in employment in July. According to preliminary data from the ...

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime to additional 5 million workers

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

In an op-ed published by the Huffington Post, President Obama revealed his administration's plan to raise the wages of millions of ...

Shortage of skilled workers has pushed up construction costs

Shortage of skilled workers has pushed up construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 26, 2015

The immediate effect of the skilled worker shortage impacting the U.S. construction industry for the last two years was a ...

Construction industry roars back from down March, adds 45,000 jobs in April

Construction industry roars back from down March, adds...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 08, 2015

Following the first job loss for the industry in more than a year in March, the construction industry made up ...

3M contributes to scholarships for children of roadway workers

3M contributes to scholarships for children of roadway...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 29, 2015

3M donated $20,000 to fund scholarships for the children of roadway workers killed or permanently injured on the job. The company ...

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