[VIDEO] A View From the Current Top of the World’s Future Tallest Building, the Jeddah Tower

Since it opened its doors in 2010, the Burj Khalifa has been the world’s tallest building, one of the most coveted titles in all of the construction industry.  If all goes according to plan, the Burj’s reign at the top will come to an end when Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah Tower is completed in 2020. 

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It’s Time to REVOLT with New Bosch 18V Batteries

Do you own Bosch Cordless Power Tools?  Is it time for a battery upgrade?  Take a look at Bosch’s new CORE 18V batteries.  They have gone in and completely revamped their 18V batteries!  They are now smaller, lighter, more powerful, have a longer life, and allow for more cuts and drives.  Bosch has been able to achieve all of these benefits while also delivering corded performance in high-load applications. 

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OSHA Set to Propose 1 Year Delay on Crane Certification Rule

On Tuesday, June 20, OSHA is set to propose a delay on new requirements for cranes and derricks in the construction industry at a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH).

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The Weirdest Things I've Ever Found Inside HVAC Ductwork

This is a guest post by Bob Wells, a retired HVAC tech who now dedicates himself to sharing knowledge on his website hvactraining101.com.

No matter what our specialty, once we’ve been on a construction-related job a few years, we’ve got a few stories to tell. A lot of them start with “How the he**” did that get there, or “YUCK!”

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[VIDEO] Construction Worker Trapped in Collapsed Trench Rescued by Firefighters

Trenches are dangerous, but many companies and workers continue to deny it.  Or their actions make it seem like they do, at least. There’s never an excuse to let someone into a hole if it hasn’t been properly sloped, benched, or shored.  Nevertheless, dozens of construction workers are killed and injured by trench collapses every year.

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[GIVEAWAY] Milwaukee M18 & M12 Battery Vehicle Charger!

Many contractors and repair technicians live out of their truck and Milwaukee Tool knows this.  That’s why they’ve just released an M12 and M18 battery charger that plugs into the c12V DC outlet in your truck or van! As added security, the charger will automatically shut down if it senses that your vehicle’s battery is getting too low. Smart and ultra-convenient.

We know a lot of you out there could use this charger, so we teamed up with Milwaukee to give YOU the chance to WIN one! There are 4 ways to enter below!

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[VIDEO] 11 Story High Rise Falls on Excavator During Demolition

A nearby office worker caught video of a dramatic demolition that showed the remains of an 11 story building collapse on top of the excavator performing the demolition. 

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The 9 Biggest Takeaways from Milwaukee’s New Product Symposium 2017

The 2017 Milwaukee Tool New Product Symposium (NPS) was held last week at Milwaukee’s headquarters and it proved to be a whirlwind of new products and information from the red brand.  Over 80 new tools and accessories, which will be released throughout the remainder of 2017, were presented to dozens of media representatives, including construction magazines, YouTubers, Instagrammers, and your favorite construction blog (Construction Junkie, obviously).

After flooding our social media pages with Milwaukee information and gathering our thoughts from the event, we’ve come up with our 9 biggest takeaways from the event, in no particular order.

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