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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 ...

Methanol plant will create 3k construction jobs along Texas Gulf Coast

Methanol plant will create 3k construction jobs along...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 25, 2013

Orascom Construction Industries (OCI), a Dutch fertilizer company, has announced plans to build a second methanol plant in Beaumont, Texas, ...

Construction booming in Texas thanks to solid economy

Construction booming in Texas thanks to solid economy

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 15, 2013

A recent report from Business Investors Daily takes an in-depth look at the booming construction industry in Texas, saying the ...

In response to shortage of construction supervisors, Houston contractors form their own training courses

In response to shortage of construction supervisors,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 23, 2013

With the oil and gas industries booming in Texas pulling away much of the state's experienced laborers, construction companies there ...

Ford unveils 2015 F-450, King Ranch Super Duty with more powerful 6.7L V-8 turbo diesel (PHOTOS)

Ford unveils 2015 F-450, King Ranch Super Duty with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 26, 2013

Early Thursday morning, Ford took the wraps off its newest F-Series Super Duty models, announcing both the 2015 F-450 and ...

VIDEO: Slow motion implosion of Houston department store

VIDEO: Slow motion implosion of Houston department...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 24, 2013

Built in 1945, the life of the downtown Houston Macy's department store came to an explosive end on Monday. According ...

Texas contractor to pay for repairs resulting from tar covered tires from recently paved road

Texas contractor to pay for repairs resulting from tar...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 24, 2013

It always feels nice to drive on newly-paved roads. Typically, that doesn't include taking the road with you. Victoria, Texas contractor ...

Max Fuller of U.S. Xpress will discuss how to implement telematics at the Construction Symposium

Learn about “The Dollars and Sense of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 15, 2013

We're just about a month away from our Construction Symposium event in Dallas, so we figured we'd begin telling you ...

Texas DOT launches new tools for warning drivers about road construction zones

Texas DOT launches new tools for warning drivers about...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 18, 2013

The Texas Department of Transportation has launched two new tools to warn drivers approaching road construction zones to slow down ...

Behind the installation of the world’s first precast network arch bridge in Fort Worth (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Behind the installation of the world’s first...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 29, 2013

Faced with closing a heavily used bridge to Fort Worth's city center for 12 months, officials at the Texas Department ...

Energy boom contributes to Houston’s shortage of skilled construction workers

Energy boom contributes to Houston’s shortage of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2013

Like just about every other metro area of the country, the Houston-area construction industry is feeling the negative effects of ...

VIDEO: Central Texas Tool Company a family-run machine shop from a bygone era

VIDEO: Central Texas Tool Company a family-run machine...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 03, 2013

No computers. Drawings done in the dirt. 100 year-old machines driven by overhead belts. Some might think that the Central Texas ...

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