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Construction of Mormon temple in Philadelphia bans workers from smoking, having caffeine and swearing

Construction of Mormon temple in Philadelphia bans...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 04, 2013

Smoking and swearing are two things commonly restricted from most workplaces, though most have areas for employees to have a ...

VIDEO: Very stuck dump truck proves to be a challenging rescue for this excavator

VIDEO: Very stuck dump truck proves to be a challenging...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 27, 2013

We have conflicting thoughts about this video. On one hand, we couldn't help but root for the operator of the ...

San Francisco subway construction causes a rat invasion

San Francisco subway construction causes a rat invasion

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 18, 2013

It's not uncommon for a city to receive complaints about construction. Despite the knowledge that improvements are being made to ...

Backhoe operator discovers rare 35-foot dinosaur fossil

Backhoe operator discovers rare 35-foot dinosaur fossil

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 09, 2013

After all the interesting bones and artifacts discovered on jobsites this year alone, we're beginning to wonder what archaeologists would ...

VIDEO: What are your favorite sights, smells and sounds of the construction jobsite?

VIDEO: What are your favorite sights, smells and sounds...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 19, 2013

"Sounds of progress and achievement." That's how Lou Marraffino—while working Philadelphia-based Urban Engineers' reconstruction of Interstate 95—described his favorite sounds of ...

Graveyard found beneath construction site of high school football stadium

Graveyard found beneath construction site of high...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 04, 2013

Well, this certainly brings a whole new meaning to booing at a football game. Come 2016, the football team of one ...

Construction worker punches bank robber into a jail cell

Construction worker punches bank robber into a jail...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 21, 2013

If it wasn't bad enough that alleged bank robber Frazer Piccolo was literally caught red-handed, his capture was assisted by ...

Sinkhole swallows backhoe in Montreal

Sinkhole swallows backhoe in Montreal

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 13, 2013

A sinkhole measuring 26 long and 10 feet deep swallowed a backhoe performing sewer repairs in downtown Montreal last week. ...

Polish construction workers uncover a ‘vampire grave’ from the Middle Ages (PHOTO)

Polish construction workers uncover a ‘vampire...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 15, 2013

We love sharing interesting stories from the jobsite, but this one, by far, is the weirdest one we've seen yet. While ...

Bees on backhoe a buzzkill at Toronto construction site

Bees on backhoe a buzzkill at Toronto construction site

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 27, 2013

Construction workers at Toronto's Union Station experienced an odd disruption Wednesday when a colony of urban honey bees swarmed their ...

Workers return to Washington state jobsite after discovery of radioactive soil

Workers return to Washington state jobsite after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 07, 2013

Though likely somewhat reluctant, workers returned to a jobsite in Richland, Washington Thursday after radioactive soil was found there. According to ...

PHOTO: Scaffolding to the sky as workers make repairs to Washington Monument

PHOTO: Scaffolding to the sky as workers make repairs...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 06, 2013

We love this photo from the Associated Press which shows workers atop an impressive stretch of scaffolding as they make repairs ...

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