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VIDEO: Watch our 2014 Contractor of the Year box a guy who outweighs him by 100 lbs. in the Golden Gloves

VIDEO: Watch our 2014 Contractor of the Year box a guy...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 22, 2014

You don’t get very far in the construction business without a competitive spirit, the ability to duke it out, to ...

Collapse at Boston construction site injures 3 workers

Collapse at Boston construction site injures 3 workers

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 20, 2014

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include the injury of a third worker in the accident. Two workers were ...

Six-week Massachusetts construction crash course prepares low income, minority workers for the industry

Six-week Massachusetts construction crash course...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2014

As the U.S. construction industry continues to explore ways to battle the current skilled worker shortage, a training program in ...

With big jump in employment, Boston construction industry booming once more

With big jump in employment, Boston construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 20, 2013

After seeing Greater Boston construction jobs fall by 20 percent during the recession, things are finally looking up again for ...

Construction crew solves the Salem mystery of St. Joseph’s statue

Construction crew solves the Salem mystery of St....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 17, 2013

For 64 years people in Salem, Massachusetts wondered "Where did St. Joseph go?" Between 1911 and 1944, a 12-foot-tall statue of ...

Communication brings Massachusetts contractor through tough times

Communication brings Massachusetts contractor through...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 27, 2013

Richard Gordon has been operating equipment since he was a kid, running Bobcats around in the yard, the machine a ...

Boston tests asphalt alternatives for filling potholes

Boston tests asphalt alternatives for filling potholes

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2013

According to a report from our sister publication Better Roads, the city of Boston is considering three alternatives to asphalt ...

Construction employment increases in 139 out of 337 metro areas in December

Construction employment increases in 139 out of 337...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 29, 2013

Construction employment increased in 139 out of 337 metropolitan areas, declined in 131 and was stagnant in 65 between December ...

Massachusetts Transportation Secretary reveals 10-year, $1.02 billion plan

Massachusetts Transportation Secretary reveals 10-year,...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 15, 2013

Massachusetts Transportation Secretary Richard Davey has unveiled a 10-year plan to upkeep and update the state's transportation system, which he ...

Pre-Registration available for NDA safety training...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 16, 2012

Registration is still open for the National Demolition Association’s Northeast Regional Training Session, an intensive health and safety training program. ...

NDA hosts demolition training session in Boston area

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 13, 2012

The National Demolition Association will host demolition industry health and safety training in New England with its Regional Demolition Training ...

Woodco Machinery acquires certain assets from Volvo...

Posted by Katie Wood on May 17, 2011

Volvo Construction Equipment dealer Woodco Machinery (Woodco) has acquired certain assets from the Volvo Construction Equipment & Services (VCES) Southborough, ...

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