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Steel a lighter, bend-not-break alternative to concrete work zone barriers (VIDEO)
At nearly four times the cost, steel barriers are nowhere near as prevalent as the traditional concrete barrier seen protecting ...
Florida road construction worker killed by sweeper truck
On Friday, May 13, a 69-year-old road construction worker was killed when he was run over by a sweeper truck on a job site ...
Construction No. 2 industry for hearing loss, study says
A study spanning a decade and incorporating hearing tests of more than 1.4 million American workers found that construction accounted ...
AGC and NSSGA respond to OSHA’s revised silica exposure rule
On March 24, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez issued the final workplace exposure standard for crystalline silica, which will ...
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The Wells Fargo Finance 2014 Construction Industry Forecast reports that equipment rental will remain strong in 2014. More Contractors report…
Construction worker survives being hit by car that “flew” off Tenn. highway
A man performing work inside a Highway 27 work zone in Tennessee is lucky to be alive after being hit ...
Road worker killed following dump truck electrocution in S. Carolina
A road worker in South Carolina died after he was electrocuted while loading asphalt into a paver. According to The State, ...
Project engineer struck and killed by dump truck after just 2 days on the job
A 26-year-old project engineer in Texas was only on the job for two days before he was hit and killed by ...
Contractor killed when wall previously investiagated by OSHA collapses at Ford plant in Chicago
A contractor was killed and an automotive worker was seriously injured when a wall collapsed at Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant ...
Safety Week Lesson 6: 3 quick safety breaks each day ups awareness, slashes incidents
Although there were no injuries, excessive equipment damage and rising safety incidents had begun to take away from the bottom ...
Safety Week Lesson 5: Complacency on articulated dump truck rollovers gets a rude awakening
Articulated trucks, because of their design and the uneven terrain they work in, have a habit of rolling over. Don ...
Safety Week Lesson 4: Equipment mods cut rate of slips, trips and falls
Falls from equipment are the number-one source of injuries in the heavy construction arena. Traylor Bros. wanted to do something ...
Safety Week Lesson 3: Driver’s tip leads to lighting overhaul of yard
Zero-dark thirty is a time of day all too familiar to construction workers. And at Schlouch Inc., when the day ...
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VIDEO: Tracked drilling rig tips onto rear end in longest rollover trailering accident ever
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories up
Crane collapses atop Tappan Zee Bridge, shutting down traffic and injuring 5
Ram says Ford Super Duty's claim to towing throne isn't fair
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Articulated dump trucks see rapid size growth as customers move to ...
by Equipment World Staff
Komatsu acquires mining equipment maker Joy Global for $3 billion
by Wayne Grayson
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories ...
by Wayne Grayson
Ram says Ford Super Duty’s claim to towing throne isn’t fair ...
by Tom Quimby
Construction firm’s in-house machine control software the first step toward automated ...
by Wayne Grayson
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