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VIDEO: Watch an excavator demo a house in 40 seconds in this stop-motion-like time-lapse

VIDEO: Watch an excavator demo a house in 40 seconds in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 10, 2013

The premise of this video is pretty simple. It shows an excavator demo a house all by its lonesome. But ...

VIDEO: Excavator demos brick chimney while hanging from a crane

VIDEO: Excavator demos brick chimney while hanging from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 25, 2013

We'd say we've seen crazier things...but nothing's really coming to mind in light of this. Titled "Der fliegende Bagger," or ...

VIDEO: Shrapnel from Calif. steam power plant implosion injures spectators

VIDEO: Shrapnel from Calif. steam power plant implosion...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 07, 2013

Just as the recent and deadly demolition of a Philadelphia building showed us, keeping the chaos of a collapsing building ...

Construction crews begin biggest dam removal project in California history

Construction crews begin biggest dam removal project in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 25, 2013

Built in 1921, the San Clemente Dam near Carmel Valley, California was once an important source of water for towns ...

Inspector of collapsed Philadelphia building commits suicide, says collapse “wasn’t my fault”

Inspector of collapsed Philadelphia building commits...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 13, 2013

The collapse of a downtown Philadelphia building that killed 6 people last week has turned even more tragic with news ...

Arrest of excavator operator in Philly building collapse raises questions about marijuana legalization, contractor regulations

Arrest of excavator operator in Philly building...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2013

After an investigation of what caused the demolition of a downtown Philadelphia building to turn deadly, a 42-year-old equipment operator ...

Demolition of Philadelphia building under investigation after collapse atop thrift store kills 6

Demolition of Philadelphia building under investigation...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 06, 2013

A four-story building on Philadelphia's Market Street collapsed atop a Salvation Army thirft store next door Wednesday morning, killing at ...

NDA hosts demolition training session in Boston area

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 13, 2012

The National Demolition Association will host demolition industry health and safety training in New England with its Regional Demolition Training ...

Machine Matters

Machine Matters

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 01, 2012

Lift Higher, Reach Farther   Large skid steers help contractors add services     Although on the small end of construction equipment, skid steers with ...

Jon Fye, Fye Excavating, follows his passion for construction

Jon Fye, Fye Excavating, follows his passion for...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 01, 2012

By Lauren Heartsill Dowdle   Jon Fye Sperry, Iowa Fye Excavating Year started: 1995 Number of employees: 45 Annual volume: $6.3 million Markets served: Commercial site work, utilities, ...

Steve Cosper, Granite Contracting, Contractor of the Year, 2012

Steve Cosper, Granite Contracting, Contractor of the...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 01, 2012

By Tom Jackson Steve Cosper got his love of construction as a teenager working summer jobs. But it was his keen ...

Contractor of the Year Finalist

Contractor of the Year Finalist

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 03, 2011

John and Sherri Holbrook Grand Prairie, Texas These safety-minded contractors dug into a new market to survive the recession. By Lauren Heartsill Dowdle The ...

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