Check out our "Best of" series for 2015! All the best stories from an extremely interesting year!
Almost every construction project, other than interior remodels, requires that some amount of dirt be moved out of the way. Many people don’t realize that history could be buried right under their feet. The 12 stories that we’ve compiled throughout the year make it clear that you should keep your eyes open during excavation and dirt work.
Other than power tools, the construction industry has been historically slow to adapt to technology. We’re seeing some slow and subtle infiltration into the industry, but the most promising aspect is that more and more technology is being designed specifically for the construction professional. There’s a clear market opportunity and hundreds of companies are trying to get their piece of the pie.
Construction is a dangerous profession. Every day, we worry about people getting injured on the job and, all too often, people lose their lives. Apparently, that’s not the only thing contractors should be worried about... there’s also plenty of ways to get arrested. Below are 9 stories that involved contractors being arrested or convicted of a crime.
Thousands of construction projects happen every year, involving millions of construction workers, so it is indeed difficult to pick the coolest of them all in any given year. Nevertheless, we have compiled a list of 8 of our favorite and coolest building projects from around the world for your enjoyment.
I’m not sure that there are many things more satisfying to watch than a good demolition video and 2015 was full of them. Emerging technologies, like drones, only make the views even better. We’ve compiled our favorite demolition videos from the past year, from the incredible to the heart stopping. Enjoy!
Some say the news is all doom and gloom, and, for the most part, they’re right. People respond to controversy and negativity, but there is always room to highlight the positive things in the world. Throughout the year, we’ve compiled a list of positive stories that prove that construction workers aren’t just the cat-calling, hard headed men that we’re so often portrayed as.