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Project engineer struck and killed by dump truck after just 2 days on the job

Project engineer struck and killed by dump truck after...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 29, 2016

A 26-year-old project engineer in Texas was only on the job for two days before he was hit and killed by ...

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 ...

VIDEO: Texas DOT bridge worker dangles from nearly 200 feet before being rescued in Houston

VIDEO: Texas DOT bridge worker dangles from nearly 200...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 12, 2015

A Texas Department of Transportation subcontractor had to be rescued after he fell while working under the Houston Slip Channel Bridge ...

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 ...

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