A man died after he lost control of a crane he was driving,as it rolled down a hillside and flipped over. It took over six hours to right the crane and access the body. Officials say the accident is being investigated by jointly by the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, Federal Occupational Safety and Health Organization… Read more »
Reed Const Data says, "Housing market activity should be seen as flat for about two years — still waiting to break out of the bottom of the housing recession," "That is expected to happen this spring." The key driver is employment gains which have began to boost apartment permits. Home builders have cut back so… Read more »
WOW! The U.S. job market is broken, and some government employees think it is a joke. How can we lift the spirits of the unemployed? According to Gary J. Earl, give them a super hero capes. Via the Associated Press, Florida officials are investigating an unemployment agency that spent public money to give 6,000 superhero… Read more »
The major rail links between Hannover and Berlin and Nuremberg and Bamberg were closed down on Thursday, delaying thousands of travellers across the country amid fears the problems could affect Easter traffic.
Six Children Killed by Runaway Moble Crane in Tokyo Six children have been killed near Tokyo after they were hit by a mobile crane while walking to school. The tragic accident occurred this morning in Kanuma, Tochigi Prefecture, north of Tokyo, the children – five boys and a girl – included three nine year olds,… Read more »
No sign of report on runaway crane | News | NT News | Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia | ntnews.com.au.
In an 8-1 ruling, the Supreme Court ruled the First Amendment protects the rights of a fundamentalist Christian church to use anti-military slurs near fallen troops’ funerals. The court’s vote for Westboro Baptist Church lets stand a lower court decision that tossed out a judgment against the church for picketing the service of a Maryland… Read more »
President Obama’s proposed fiscal 2012 budget is potentially a massive job-creation engine, with plans to generate millions of them by repairing and expanding highways, bridges and railways.
An electric lifting gondola used on the exterior of a high-rise construction in the Makati business district of the capital Manila collapsed on January 27. It fell 21 stories and landed on protruding metal rods. Ten construction workers died; one survived but is now in the hospital with numerous fractures and injuries. The tragic death… Read more »
Creative thinking and teamwork earned middle and high school students from across the U.S. and Canada the opportunity to travel to Las Vegas to compete in the national finals of the AEM Construction Challenge presented by Volvo Construction Equipment. At the event taking place March 21 through 25 at the CONEXPO-CON/AGG trade show, 24 teams… Read more »