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Dire States hits the road to drum up support for Texas highway construction initiative

Dire States hits the road to drum up support for Texas...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 15, 2014

Nearly 180 years ago the toughest hombres ever to ride a horse and carry a rifle blazed a trail across ...

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 ...

Caterpillar to shut down South Carolina engine plant, relocate production, cut 510 jobs

Caterpillar to shut down South Carolina engine plant,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 30, 2014

Caterpillar has announced that it is relocating production of engines from a plant in Fountain Inn, South Carolina to plants ...

VIDEO: Toppled concrete truck hurtles head-on into van in terrifying dashcam footage

VIDEO: Toppled concrete truck hurtles head-on into van...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 11, 2014

This has to be the most intense, heart attack-inducing dashcam footage we've ever seen. And perhaps the craziest part of it ...

Construction worker in critical condition after his head was pinned by elevator on Austin jobsite

Construction worker in critical condition after his...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2014

While working inside an elevator shaft at a jobsite in downtown Austin, Texas, a construction worker was pinned and later ...

Operator rescued from crane in Dallas after back spasms leave him unable to descend from cab

Operator rescued from crane in Dallas after back spasms...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2014

A crane operator was rescued from his machine Wednesday afternoon in Dallas after back spasms left him unable to get ...

Can Texas make high-speed rail work? California can’t

Can Texas make high-speed rail work? California can’t

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 01, 2014

For the last few years, I’ve been critical of California’s attempts to link Los Angeles to San Francisco with a ...

Peterbilt and Peterson name dealers of the year, Bobcat and JCB add dealers in this week’s Dealer News Roundup

Peterbilt and Peterson name dealers of the year, Bobcat...

Posted by Brittany Johnson on Mar 19, 2014

Welcome to the Dealer News Roundup, your one-stop shop for all the moves going on inside the heavy equipment distributor ...

How a loyalty to your employees can result in big growth for your construction business

How a loyalty to your employees can result in big...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 12, 2014

“I’ve stayed with Larman Construction so long because of this guy right here,” said Fred Barhydt, pointing a finger at ...

Construction worker killed after fall into river at Baylor football stadium site

Construction worker killed after fall into river at...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 30, 2014

A construction worker at the jobsite of Baylor University's new football stadium was killed Tuesday after he and another worker ...

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 ...

Know Your Load: Truck hauling a drill rig gets stuck, takes a chunk of bridge with it

Know Your Load: Truck hauling a drill rig gets stuck,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 27, 2013

A few weeks ago we shared a video with you of a low-clearance train trestle in North Carolina that trucks ...

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