Tag: construction news

Understanding the Importance of Asking “Why?”

As kids, we were told to not ask “Why?” but to just do what we’re told. This is the complete opposite when it comes to safety on a job site – knowing why an accident, Read More

The Men & Women Behind the Scenes

When we think about construction equipment, a few different things come to mind. What does the piece of equipment do, how well does it perform the task, and who owns it? However, we can be Read More

November 13th, 2015 | Tags: , , ,

Kobelco Crawlers at Work on Atlanta Toll Road Project

Northwest Express Roadbuilders, a joint venture of Archer Western Contractors of Atlanta (subsidiary of The Walsh Group), Hubbard Construction Company of Winter Park, Florida, and Parsons Transportation Group, Pasadena, California, was recently commissioned to construct Read More

South Florida Construction Job Openings

A local contractor in South Florida has two job openings available for immediate placement with relocation compensation if necessary. Please share these open opportunities with folks you might know looking for their next new challenge Read More

Sims Crane helps raise $11,000 for Construction Angels

Group aids families of construction workers killed on job   TAMPA – Sims Crane & Equipment Co. helped to raise $11,000 after expenses at the inaugural fundraiser for the Tampa Bay Chapter of Construction Angels, Read More

US Construction Up 8.6% For Year Preceding April

The value of construction put in place in the US was up +8.6% in the 12 months to April, compared to 12 months previously, at $954 billion. The market was also up +0.2% on March Read More

The Cost of Walking and How You Can Save Money

With the onset of the aging workforce and the changing demographics in the work environment, soft tissue injuries are the leading frequency and severity loss drivers in the construction industry. While it’s impossible to eliminate Read More

Company Moves Gargantuan Bridge Components

On September 3, traffic began moving across the new East Span of the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge. Stretching 2,047 feet, the Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) span is the signature element of the bridge and Read More

Grove GMK7550 Helps Turn Airport Terminal Into a Museum

A Grove GMK7550 all-terrain crane did its part to transform a Washington Dulles International Airport flight tower terminal into a museum. The 550-ton crane lifted a refurbished radar dome to the top of a tower Read More

US Construction Spending Hits 4-Year High

Construction spending in the United States rose in July to the highest level in four years, fueled mainly by higher outlays on private projects, said the US Department of Commerce. Total construction spending was estimated Read More

Eagle West Successfully Completes a Wind Farm Project

Eagle West Wind Energy is providing construction services for the wind turbine offload, erection, electrical wiring and mechanical completion for the Cape Scott Wind Farm located at the Northern tip of Vancouver Island. The project Read More

Heavy Lifting for Sports – How You Will Benefit in 2013

A consortium of construction companies “Consórcio Maracanã Rio 2014”, including Odebrecht Infraestrutura and Andrade Gutierrez is finishing up. Many sports fans around the country, as well as globally, have the big sporting events marked off Read More

January 4th, 2013 | Tags: ,

Austrian Chain Maker Breaks Ground on First U.S. Plant

In September, Pewag Chain broke ground on its first U.S. plant in Pueblo, Colo. The plant, which is expected to open by 2014, will eventually span 55,000 sq. ft. and employ 55 workers. In addition Read More

October 11th, 2012 | Tags: , , , ,

Liebherr Cranes Building the 49ers New Stadium

Four LR 1300 Liebherr crawler cranes are currently building the new Santa Clara Stadium, future home of the San Francisco 49ers. The stadium is a joint venture project between Turner Construction and Devcon Construction and Read More

Fast Forward 80 Years: Lunch Atop A Skyscraper

Talk about nerves of steel! Construction workers recreate one of the world’s most famous photos — 800 ft. up a London skyscraper.  Michael Crompton persuaded 11 pals to sit across a girder like the nonchalant Read More