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Light OSHA staffing, penalties come under fire in report on the dangers of New York construction sites

Light OSHA staffing, penalties come under fire in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2015

Citing data that shows construction represents less than 4 percent of total employment in New York while accounting for 20 percent ...

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 ...

Workers discover ancient tools, homestead during pipeline construction in Utah

Workers discover ancient tools, homestead during...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 06, 2015

While working on the construction of a Questar gas line in Utah, construction workers uncovered some materials that gave them ...

Services around U.S. mourn workers killed on the job

Services around U.S. mourn workers killed on the job

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 29, 2015

On Tuesday, thousands gathered in services across the country as part of the annual Workers Memorial Day remembrance. The day ...

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 ...

Construction crew finds body while excavating site near Detroit

Construction crew finds body while excavating site near...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 28, 2015

A construction crew working a site in a rural Michigan town near Detroit discovered a body last week. According to a ...

Construction mishap fills half-mile of Oakland creek with concrete

Construction mishap fills half-mile of Oakland creek...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2015

While crews were working to back-fill a replaced water pipe in Oakland, California, Wednesday, a bit of negligence has led ...

Construction employment fell in March, snapping a 14-month streak of job gains

Construction employment fell in March, snapping a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 03, 2015

For the first time since December 2013, U.S. construction industry employment has fallen. According to preliminary data from the Labor Department, ...

Construction collapse at Texas high school kills 1 worker, injures 3 others

Construction collapse at Texas high school kills 1...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 03, 2015

  While working at a high school in North Texas, one worker was killed and three others were injured when the ...

Construction worker braves house fire to rescue mother, 3 children in Indianapolis

Construction worker braves house fire to rescue mother,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 31, 2015

Overwhelmed by smoke at the back door of a burning Indianapolis home, Bill Spurr wasn't sure what his next move ...

Construction crew rips roof from wrong residence near Cleveland

Construction crew rips roof from wrong residence near...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 20, 2015

Your roof. It's not necessarily something you think about unless it's leaking or you're installing one. Or, in the case of ...

Construction expected to near pre-recession employment highs by 2022

Construction expected to near pre-recession employment...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 17, 2015

Construction employment will likely grow by 29 percent between 2012 and 2022, according to a report by the CPWR Data ...

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