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Guy dresses up as construction worker for Halloween, robs NYC bank

Guy dresses up as construction worker for Halloween,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 03, 2014

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But this is imitation the construction industry could do without. According to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Drunk Tennessee teen steals a Bobcat because he was “trying to cover his nudity”

Drunk Tennessee teen steals a Bobcat because he was...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 06, 2013

Thieves have come up with a lot of reasons for stealing construction equipment. Most want to sell it, others want ...

Thieves use backhoe to smash ATM, but come up empty-handed

Thieves use backhoe to smash ATM, but come up...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 01, 2013

“We’ve had machines stolen before, but no one’s ever pulled off a bank heist with them.” That's what a worker at ...

Montreal could run out of asphalt … and the Mafia is involved

Montreal could run out of asphalt … and the Mafia...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 19, 2013

In a bit of an odd-but-true story from Canada, there is a very good possibility that the City of Montreal ...

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