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You probably pay your operators more than the Navy pays SEALs. So why don’t you get more out of them?
In a recent conversation with a group of contractors the subject of operator pay came up. As is typical, ...
Worker survives being impaled through chest by rebar
The witnesses and others who helped save Casey Zawojski's life after a terrifying accident on a Florida jobsite are ...
VIDEO: Massive scaffolding collapse injures 6 workers in Houston
Much less catastrophic scaffolding collapses than the one captured in the footage below have proven deadly. And yet the ...
Construction worker thwarts knife attack on University of California campus
A construction worker is being hailed as a hero in the wake of a knife attack last week that ...
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Construction adds 31,000 jobs in October
After four months of relatively small employment gains, the U.S. construction industry had a big October, adding 31,000 jobs ...
Construction deaths up 10% in preliminary 2014 report; total leads all industries
Nearly 4,700 people were killed on the job in 2014, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor ...
Iowa high school shop class tasks students with designing, building a sim home
Students in a Sioux City, Iowa, shop class are learning more than just the traditional woodworking techniques most high ...
Construction worker lifts porta-potty lid, finds wanted woman below
A construction worker who stepped into a porta-potty in Oregon recently was shocked to find Treasure down below. According to a ...
Crane Industry Services brings custom training courses to West Georgia Technical College
Hoping to boost the number of skilled trade workers in Georgia, Crane Industry Services, an Atlanta-bassed crane operator and ...
Construction adds 8,000 jobs in September
September brought another positive month to the U.S. construction workforce with an addition of 8,000 jobs. The industry now employs ...
Construction crew that rebuilds in wake of superhero battles focus of upcoming Marvel sitcom on ABC
If you've ever wondered what goes into rebuilding and cleaning up after the Avengers have tackled a tough foe, you're ...
Ditch Witch, Vermeer team up with Ericsson to recruit horizontal directional workers to meet massive telecom fiber needs
In an effort to meet massive telecom fiber construction needs, telecom services provider Ericsson is joining with Ditch Witch ...
Crews uncover mammoths and other Ice Age fossils while grading jobsite near San Diego
While grading the site of a new home development near San Diego, construction crews uncovered fossils paleontologists have dated ...
Number of construction firms reporting shortage of skilled workers rises to 86%
The construction industry's shortage of skilled workers has only gotten worse in the last year, according to the latest ...
Construction worker claims Cubs jinx, says he buried White Sox hat at Wrigley Field during renovations
It's been a big year for the Chicago Cubs. First, they got a new manager when Joe Maddon decided ...
Company focused on construction staffing and skills training opens in Alabama
A new company focused on training up skilled construction workers opened its doors recently in Alabama. Wright Way held its ...
VIDEO: Steam explosion blasts worker from manhole on San Jose construction site
Santa Clara County officials have released footage of a terrifying steam explosion that occurred one year ago, citing the video as ...
“Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up shunning construction.” A contractor’s look back
Editor's Note: With Labor Day, it's time to begin saying goodbye to summer and time to take a break and ...
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Backhoes are getting better as CTLs, compact excavators chip away at market share
Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4×4 is a pickup built to tow—and keep you connected
Caterpillar will move global HQ to Deerfield, lll., beginning this year
John Deere unveils Fixstern: A lightweight vision for the backhoe of the future (VIDEO)
Ford files patent for sliding pickup bed
Dragged to his death: How to prevent chipper accidents
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Kobelco launches slew of new excavators, improved models
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Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4×4’s new Duramax engine brings ...
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In major brand shift, Cat is getting rid of letters in ...
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Side-By-Side: Comparing Cat, Deere, Komatsu and Topcon mast-less dozer GPS systems ...
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JCB boosts horsepower 20% with 210 and 215 skid steers
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