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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 ...

AED names Brian P. McGuire as president, CEO

AED names Brian P. McGuire as president, CEO

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 26, 2013

Associated Equipment Distributors has appointed Brian P. McGuire as its new president and CEO. He will begin his duties January 6 ...

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 ...

Authorities crack down on left-lane drivers in Houston

Authorities crack down on left-lane drivers in Houston

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 13, 2013

Do you ever get annoyed by someone driving in the left lane? Everyone knows it’s only to pass another vehicle, ...

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 ...

Truck hits, damages three bridge beams with an excavator

Truck hits, damages three bridge beams with an...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 27, 2013

Oops—he did it again, and again and again. A driver carrying an oversize load hit three bridges on Texas’ Interstate 20 ...

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