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Worker killed in fall from Minnesota jobsite was retired

Worker killed in fall from Minnesota jobsite was...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 17, 2015

A worker who came out of retirement to lend a contractor a hand was killed by a fall last week in ...

Trench collapse kills worker near Minneapolis

Trench collapse kills worker near Minneapolis

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 07, 2015

Another trench accident claimed the life of a construction worker, this one occurring near Minneapolis. According to a report from the ...

Electronic sign hacked to display ‘Bush did 9/11′ in Minnesota work zone

Electronic sign hacked to display ‘Bush did...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 25, 2015

A portable electronic sign at a construction site in Minnesota briefly detoured from it's normal job displaying safety warnings at the ...

Caterpillar Paving to expand manufacturing in Minnesota

Caterpillar Paving to expand manufacturing in Minnesota

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 16, 2015

Caterpillar Paving Products is expanding its production facility in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, pledging a $3 million effort and the creation ...

Minnesota gas tax would increase 16 cents a gallon under Senate bill

Minnesota gas tax would increase 16 cents a gallon...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 29, 2015

The Minnesota Senate has approved a bill that would increase the state’s gas tax by 16 cents per gallon and ...

Minnesota DOT to tackle 290 statewide construction projects this season

Minnesota DOT to tackle 290 statewide construction...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 08, 2015

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has begun work on 290 transportation construction projects for this season, many of which will ...

Minnesota DOT creates bridge deck deterioration timelines to predict needed repairs

Minnesota DOT creates bridge deck deterioration...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 04, 2015

Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) researchers are using a database of historical bridge deck inspection and construction reports to help ...

Worker killed by falling telehandler attachment in Minnesota

Worker killed by falling telehandler attachment in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 02, 2015

While working on a hotel jobsite in Minnesota, a worker was killed when an attachment from a telehandler suddenly fell ...

Bird advocates call for special glass that could seriously delay Vikings stadium construction, add $60 million to cost

Bird advocates call for special glass that could...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 19, 2015

Crews and head contractor Mortenson Construction have successfully fought through a worker shortage and below-freezing temperatures to keep construction on the ...

These 2 construction crews were instrumental in helping firefighters save lives in Baltimore, Minnesota house fires

These 2 construction crews were instrumental in helping...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 15, 2015

Construction workers in Baltimore and a small Maine town used their skills for a slightly different but heroic purpose earlier ...

These massive heaters help Minneapolis workers fight back below-zero temps while building the new Vikings football stadium

These massive heaters help Minneapolis workers fight...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 05, 2015

When you work outside, sometimes you gotta do it in the cold. And when it comes to construction, sometimes, in ...

Construction workers across U.S. push through blast of Bering Bomb cold snap

Construction workers across U.S. push through blast of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 17, 2014

After the remnants of a Pacific typhoon sent arctic air across much of the United States last week, temperatures dipped ...

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