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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 ...

Contractor of the Year Finalist

Contractor of the Year Finalist

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Oct 05, 2010

Larry Phillips Vine Grove, Kentucky By Amy Materson   Phillips Brothers Construction Year started: 1981 Annual volume: $10 million Markets served: Excavation, site development, utility work, demolition ...

GPS mixup: Crews demolish wrong house

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 24, 2009

An Atlanta area demolition crew armed with GPS coordinates but no address completely demolished the wrong home. The home they were ...

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