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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 ...

Houston police cut 60 bricks of marijuana out of an excavator in drug bust (PHOTOS)

Houston police cut 60 bricks of marijuana out of an...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 17, 2014

It took several hours and a blow torch to bear the theory out, but police in Houston followed up a ...

VIDEO: Construction worker’s harrowing rescue from massive fire in Houston caught on tape

VIDEO: Construction worker’s harrowing rescue...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2014

A $50 million luxury apartment complex under construction in Houston was reduced to ashes Tuesday afternoon by a five-alarm fire ...

How Immigration reform could bring an end to construction’s skilled worker shortage

How Immigration reform could bring an end to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 06, 2014

What's "step one" in ending the skilled worker shortage currently plaguing construction companies across the U.S.? If you ask Stan ...

Construction booming in Texas thanks to solid economy

Construction booming in Texas thanks to solid economy

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 15, 2013

A recent report from Business Investors Daily takes an in-depth look at the booming construction industry in Texas, saying the ...

In response to shortage of construction supervisors, Houston contractors form their own training courses

In response to shortage of construction supervisors,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 23, 2013

With the oil and gas industries booming in Texas pulling away much of the state's experienced laborers, construction companies there ...

VIDEO: Slow motion implosion of Houston department store

VIDEO: Slow motion implosion of Houston department...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 24, 2013

Built in 1945, the life of the downtown Houston Macy's department store came to an explosive end on Monday. According ...

Full-size pickup sales up 25% annually thanks to home construction, energy sector

Full-size pickup sales up 25% annually thanks to home...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

Automakers saw sales of full-size pickups soar 24.7 percent in the last year, thanks to recent increased demand from those ...

Energy boom contributes to Houston’s shortage of skilled construction workers

Energy boom contributes to Houston’s shortage of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2013

Like just about every other metro area of the country, the Houston-area construction industry is feeling the negative effects of ...

Video: Thief steals backhoe in broad daylight

Video: Thief steals backhoe in broad daylight

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 30, 2013

The video below just goes to show you how much of a problem equipment theft is becoming. In Houston recently, a ...

Caterpillar, Ariel form joint venture in oil and gas industry

Caterpillar, Ariel form joint venture in oil and gas...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 05, 2012

Caterpillar and Ariel Corporation have formed a 50-50 joint venture to provide well service pressure pumping products for customers in ...

LiuGong adds Noble Iron as authorized dealer in Houston

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 18, 2012

LiuGong North America has added Noble Iron to the company’s dealer network. Noble Iron is located in Houston, Texas, and will ...

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