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Northwestern Mutual sets out to hire 1,000 construction workers in Milwaukee

Northwestern Mutual sets out to hire 1,000 construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 21, 2014

Northwestern Mutual is in the middle of a substantial construction project in downtown Milwaukee and the company is in need ...

Construction workers in Iowa save kitten from a dumpster’s doom

Construction workers in Iowa save kitten from a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 17, 2014

While saving cats is typically the work of firefighters, a group of construction workers in Des Moines, Iowa, recently made ...

Construction crew sprayed with pesticide by helicopter in California

Construction crew sprayed with pesticide by helicopter...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 16, 2014

A group of workers from a construction crew working near Sacramento, California, has come forward saying they are still dealing ...

Flagman caught drinking, buying booze on the job at Michigan road construction site

Flagman caught drinking, buying booze on the job at...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 15, 2014

Road construction zones are already unsafe enough without bringing alcohol into the mix. Yet that's exactly what the flagman of ...

Construction worker finds hidden message from grandfather he never met on Ohio hospital jobsite

Construction worker finds hidden message from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 06, 2014

A current runs through the Schneider family blood. The past three generations of the Zanesville, Ohio family has included at ...

3 tips for boosting employee relations at your construction company

3 tips for boosting employee relations at your...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 17, 2014

For construction company owners and supervisors, managing a team can be tricky. Often there’s a distinct separation between “in the ...

Construction worker shot multiple times after altercation with coworker in Georgia

Construction worker shot multiple times after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 12, 2014

Another jobsite altercation between coworkers erupted into a shooting, this time in Valdosta, Georgia. According to a report from WFXI TV, ...

Construction foreman killed after being run over by motor grader in Michigan

Construction foreman killed after being run over by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 09, 2014

A longtime veteran of the construction industry was killed Monday morning in a road construction accident. According to a report from ...

A Kansas tech school began recruiting diesel mechanics like college athletes and now they have a waiting list

A Kansas tech school began recruiting diesel mechanics...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 08, 2014

Recruiting diesel technology students hasn’t been a challenge for Washburn Institute of Technology, based in Topeka, Kansas. “If I could get ...

Majority of skilled construction workers who lost jobs in wake of the recession have been rehired, but many are being paid less

Majority of skilled construction workers who lost jobs...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 03, 2014

As the U.S. construction industry faces a shortage of skilled labor, a new government study finds that the majority of ...

VIDEO: Roofer busts out gravity-defying samba breakdance; somehow doesn’t break his neck

VIDEO: Roofer busts out gravity-defying samba...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 02, 2014

As the video below attests, music can be a very powerful force. So powerful that despite the fact he was working ...

Electrocution kills Virginia construction worker after crane comes in contact with power line

Electrocution kills Virginia construction worker after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 29, 2014

In what investigators are calling a "freak accident," a young construction worker was killed earlier this week after being electrocuted ...

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