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VIDEO: Parking garage collapses atop excavator during demolition

VIDEO: Parking garage collapses atop excavator during...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2016

A demolition crew in the final stages of a job in Houston watched in horror as it came to crashing ...

Houston construction crew robbed at gunpoint twice in one week

Houston construction crew robbed at gunpoint twice in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 07, 2016

A construction crew in Houston recently told KHOU TV that they "feared for their lives," after being robbed at gunpoint ...

Excavator operator killed after machine becomes submerged in pond on Houston jobsite

Excavator operator killed after machine becomes...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 23, 2015

An excavator operator was killed on a jobsite near Houston last week when his machine sunk in a retention pond. According ...

VIDEO: Massive scaffolding collapse injures 6 workers in Houston

VIDEO: Massive scaffolding collapse injures 6 workers...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 23, 2015

Much less catastrophic scaffolding collapses than the one captured in the footage below have proven deadly. And yet the workers ...

Zachry-Odebrecht Parkway Builders JV disposes assets from $1.1 billion SH99 Grand Parkway Project

Zachry-Odebrecht Parkway Builders JV disposes assets...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 20, 2015

As it closes out the massive $1.1 billion SH99 Grand Parkway Project road project in Houston, Texas, during the next ...

Family of Houston worker shot on jobsite offers large reward for capture of his killer

Family of Houston worker shot on jobsite offers large...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2015

The family of a 19-year-old construction worker killed on a Houston jobsite is offering a large reward for the capture of his ...

Construction worker shot and killed in Houston jobsite robbery

Construction worker shot and killed in Houston jobsite...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 19, 2015

Another construction jobsite robbery in Houston erupted in gunfire Tuesday, this time ending with the death of a worker. According to a ...

Houston construction worker shot in another jobsite robbery

Houston construction worker shot in another jobsite...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 09, 2015

For the third time in the last few weeks a construction worker has been shot by armed robbers while on the ...

Bricklayers rescue man from burning car near Houston

Bricklayers rescue man from burning car near Houston

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 05, 2015

A crew of bricklayers near Houston didn't hesitate to drop their trowels and shovels last week and run toward a ...

Pickup truck nosedives into 25-foot construction pit in Houston; driver survives

Pickup truck nosedives into 25-foot construction pit in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 05, 2014

Police suspect alcohol played a factor as a pickup truck swerved off the road in Houston and crashed into a ...

Construction worker rescued from pit scaffolding after suffering cardiac arrest

Construction worker rescued from pit scaffolding after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 27, 2014

Firefighters rescued a construction worker Monday afternoon after he suffered a heart attack on a downtown Houston jobsite. According to a ...

Another worker shortage compounded by the energy boom could delay construction of $1.3 billion Dallas hospital

Another worker shortage compounded by the energy boom...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2014

Construction officials with a Dallas area hospital say their project is losing workers and bidders to stiff competition from the oil ...

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