Excavating The Past

Chicago, Illinois-based Pan-Oceanic Construction is in the midst of upgrading the sanitary sewer system on the city’s Lower West Side along West Cermak Road...
JET FIGHTER

We Rise by Lifting Others

DAWES CRANE MOVES MEMORIAL PHANTOM F-4C JET FIGHTER A crane operator from Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental maneuvered the Link-Belt crane into place. The weight...
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Tested in Texas

As the athletic director in the Alvin Independent School District (ISD), with more than 24,000 students nestled along the Gulf Coast, Mike Bass knows...

Putting Lean Construction to Work

Though many 4-year degrees now come with mountains of student debt, one of the most in-demand career paths doesn’t require one at all. The...
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Tips for Safer Construction Sites

In April, the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America published a study performed on fatality reports between 2010 and 2012. The study’s purpose is...
Construction Tires

Solid Choices for Construction Tires

Construction tires have undergone a revolution in recent years, with the introduction of new tread patterns and features to improve performance and tire life...
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Recovering Delay Damages Despite Timely Completion

Construction projects frequently encounter delays to the work. A delay which is compensable to a contractor is one that was not anticipated when the...

Technology Overload

It seems every article you read or every salesperson you speak with is always touting the latest and greatest that technology has to offer....
Confined space

The Special Dangers of a Confined Space: Monitoring the hazard with new, safer, portable...

According to OSHA, a confined space is a space whose configuration and/or contents may present special dangers not found in normal work areas. Confined...

Tool Inventory Management

One of ToolHound’s clients is a construction firm with two branches: large commercial projects and small projects and maintenance. Between new construction, demolitions, interior...