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Police in a city near San Francisco are on the hunt for a group of men they say posed as ...

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Construction of Mormon temple in Philadelphia bans...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 04, 2013

Smoking and swearing are two things commonly restricted from most workplaces, though most have areas for employees to have a ...

Survey says more than half of construction companies affected by skilled worker shortage, details how they’re coping

Survey says more than half of construction companies...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 20, 2013

At this point, it would be quicker to list the number of cities that haven't reported construction projects being impacted ...

Construction industry adds 11k jobs in October, though unemployment rate ticks back up

Construction industry adds 11k jobs in October, though...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 08, 2013

Despite several predictions that the government shutdown would lead to job decreases, the construction industry and U.S. economy as a ...

VIDEO: What are your favorite sights, smells and sounds of the construction jobsite?

VIDEO: What are your favorite sights, smells and sounds...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 19, 2013

"Sounds of progress and achievement." That's how Lou Marraffino—while working Philadelphia-based Urban Engineers' reconstruction of Interstate 95—described his favorite sounds of ...

Artist sculpts 12-ton “Phoenix” from construction debris (VIDEO)

Artist sculpts 12-ton “Phoenix” from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 05, 2013

Artist Xu Bing spent 20 years away from his homeland of China, living and working in New York City. However, ...

Workers return to Washington state jobsite after discovery of radioactive soil

Workers return to Washington state jobsite after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 07, 2013

Though likely somewhat reluctant, workers returned to a jobsite in Richland, Washington Thursday after radioactive soil was found there. According to ...

Construction crew solves the Salem mystery of St. Joseph’s statue

Construction crew solves the Salem mystery of St....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 17, 2013

For 64 years people in Salem, Massachusetts wondered "Where did St. Joseph go?" Between 1911 and 1944, a 12-foot-tall statue of ...

Skilled construction worker shortage already stifling economic recovery

Skilled construction worker shortage already stifling...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 17, 2013

It looks like Executive Editor Tom Jackson's fear of construction's current labor shortage stifling the economic recovery is already coming ...

VIDEO: Spire-mounted camera captures ascent to the top of the World Trade Center

VIDEO: Spire-mounted camera captures ascent to the top...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 15, 2013

Nearly two weeks ago, as construction workers looked on with pride, the spire was lifted to the top of the ...

Lower pay, higher costs, immigration enforcement involved in California construction companies’ struggle to find workers

Lower pay, higher costs, immigration enforcement...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 09, 2013

Same story, different place. Just like their counterparts in Minnesota and other metro areas across the country, construction companies in California, ...

Scaffolding failure sends Louisiana construction workers dangling 100 feet in the air before rescued

Scaffolding failure sends Louisiana construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 06, 2013

Three construction workers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana likely have a whole new appreciation for life ropes after a scary incident ...

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