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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 ...

Texas has edge over California for high-speed rail

Texas has edge over California for high-speed rail

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 07, 2014

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

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 ...

VIDEO: TxDOT uses Vine videos to urge teens to buckle up

VIDEO: TxDOT uses Vine videos to urge teens to buckle...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 18, 2014

When I was a teen driver, I always remembered to buckle my seatbelt. That’s not because I was necessarily the ...

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 ...

TxDOT, transportation leaders unveil $800 million highway funding plan

TxDOT, transportation leaders unveil $800 million...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 08, 2014

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) on Wednesday joined the Alamo Regional Mobility Authority, VIA Metropolitan Transit, city of San ...

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 ...

10 States with the Worst Drivers

10 States with the Worst Drivers

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 19, 2013

When I’m driving, if someone cuts me off, I’ll momentarily think, “These are some of the worst drivers!” Now, that’s a ...

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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