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Three students awarded Roadway Worker Memorial Scholarships

Three students awarded Roadway Worker Memorial...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 12, 2015

The American Traffic Safety Services Foundation awarded its Roadway Worker Memorial Scholarship to three students who each lost a father during ...

Construction industry roars back from down March, adds 45,000 jobs in April

Construction industry roars back from down March, adds...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 08, 2015

Following the first job loss for the industry in more than a year in March, the construction industry made up ...

Crew rescues 2 co-workers from rubble following demolition collapse

Crew rescues 2 co-workers from rubble following...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 05, 2015

A demolition crew in St. Louis escaped a collapse that occurred while they were working with only injuries, thanks to ...

Services around U.S. mourn workers killed on the job

Services around U.S. mourn workers killed on the job

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 29, 2015

On Tuesday, thousands gathered in services across the country as part of the annual Workers Memorial Day remembrance. The day ...

3M contributes to scholarships for children of roadway workers

3M contributes to scholarships for children of roadway...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 29, 2015

3M donated $20,000 to fund scholarships for the children of roadway workers killed or permanently injured on the job. The company ...

Crew saves co-worker’s life using CPR on Missouri construction site

Crew saves co-worker’s life using CPR on Missouri...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 22, 2015

When Curtis Todd's co-workers saw him lying flat on the ground as the crew worked on a residential jobsite in ...

Indiana Senate passes repeal of common construction wage; Gov. Pence expected to sign

Indiana Senate passes repeal of common construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 16, 2015

Amid a storm of protest, the Indiana Senate on Wednesday passed the repeal of a state law which sets baseline wages for construction ...

Family of Houston worker shot on jobsite offers large reward for capture of his killer

Family of Houston worker shot on jobsite offers large...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2015

The family of a 19-year-old construction worker killed on a Houston jobsite is offering a large reward for the capture of his ...

Construction mishap fills half-mile of Oakland creek with concrete

Construction mishap fills half-mile of Oakland creek...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2015

While crews were working to back-fill a replaced water pipe in Oakland, California, Wednesday, a bit of negligence has led ...

Concrete workers save 2 children from burning home in Iowa

Concrete workers save 2 children from burning home in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 08, 2015

After seeing signs of fire at a home near their Iowa jobsite, two concrete workers braved the blaze Monday afternoon to ...

Construction employment fell in March, snapping a 14-month streak of job gains

Construction employment fell in March, snapping a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 03, 2015

For the first time since December 2013, U.S. construction industry employment has fallen. According to preliminary data from the Labor Department, ...

Ohio DOT uses “work zone simulation room” to show drivers the dangers of road construction

Ohio DOT uses “work zone simulation room”...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2015

Construction can be a dangerous job and when you throw in people in a hurry driving alongside you, it becomes ...

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