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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

AED names Brian P. McGuire as president, CEO

AED names Brian P. McGuire as president, CEO

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 26, 2013

Associated Equipment Distributors has appointed Brian P. McGuire as its new president and CEO. He will begin his duties January 6 ...

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 ...

Authorities crack down on left-lane drivers in Houston

Authorities crack down on left-lane drivers in Houston

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 13, 2013

Do you ever get annoyed by someone driving in the left lane? Everyone knows it’s only to pass another vehicle, ...

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 ...

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