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Utah leads U.S. in decline of construction deaths, D.C. tops list of injury declines

Utah leads U.S. in decline of construction deaths, D.C....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 21, 2013

Construction deaths declined at a faster rate in Utah between 2008 and 2011 than in any other state, according to ...

Disagreement between neighbors escalates into $300k bulldozer rampage

Disagreement between neighbors escalates into $300k...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 15, 2013

Apparently that old Robert Frost quote "Good fences make good neighbors" doesn't hold up in every situation. After arguing for months ...

PHOTO: Scaffolding to the sky as workers make repairs to Washington Monument

PHOTO: Scaffolding to the sky as workers make repairs...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 06, 2013

We love this photo from the Associated Press which shows workers atop an impressive stretch of scaffolding as they make repairs ...

Big Bertha, world’s largest tunnel-boring machine, arrives in Seattle

Big Bertha, world’s largest tunnel-boring...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 04, 2013

The "Big" in Bertha's name isn't there for the catchiness. It's there because it's apt. With a 57-foot diameter and a ...

D.C. airport metro station tops list of biggest U.S. infrastructure projects

D.C. airport metro station tops list of biggest U.S....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 13, 2013

According to Same Day Steel Deck these are the five highest-profile transportation infrastructure projects in the United States. 1. Dulles Transit Extension in ...

Doosan Portable Power names Pacific Power Products mobile generator dealer

Doosan Portable Power names Pacific Power Products...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 28, 2013

Doosan Portable Power has named Pacific Power Products an authorized dealer for mobile generators. The company, headquartered in Ridgefield, Washington, will ...

Construction crews see less injuries thanks to  stretching

Construction crews see less injuries thanks to ...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 22, 2013

Stretches and balancing exercises are the farthest thing from the minds of most guys when they show up to the ...

LiuGong adds Noble Iron as authorized dealer in Houston

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 18, 2012

LiuGong North America has added Noble Iron to the company’s dealer network. Noble Iron is located in Houston, Texas, and will ...

BUILT IN AMERICA

BUILT IN AMERICA

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 26, 2012

Louisiana storm surge barrier takes top global honors   The Lake Borgne Surge Barrier--a two-mile tall, 26-foot tall concrete and steel bulkwark ...

K&E Excavating names director of operations

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Dec 13, 2011

K&E Excavating, a construction company working in Oregon, Washington and California, appointed Rick Anderson to their executive management team. Anderson ...

Takeuchi announces new dealer

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Nov 17, 2011

Toyota Lift Northwest joined Takeuchi-U.S.’s team of dealerships, representing Takeuchi’s full line of compact earth-moving equipment. The dealership goes back to ...

FEMA: Aid registrations jump by 20,000 in Alabama

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 13, 2011

The number of people registering for FEMA assistance rose by 32 percent this week, for a total of nearly 64,000 ...

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