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Viburnum, Missouri Will Celebrate Old Miners’ Days This Weekend

Lead mining has been an important part of Missouri’s history for more than three centuries, and this weekend the community of Viburnum will celebrate this rich heritage during the 32nd annual Old Miners’ Days festival. Hosted in conjunction with the Doe Run Company, this three-day festival includes a mining equipment exhibition, musical performances, a parade,… Read more »

Missouri S&T Engineering Researchers Work to Improve Mine Safety

A team of researchers from the engineering department at the Missouri University of Science and Technology is conducting a series of tests that could make coal mines safer places to work. The tests will use explosives to test the integrity of the concrete seals that miners build to close underground tunnels. When these seals are… Read more »

Three Modern Architectural Marvels

We understand that construction work isn’t easy; that’s why we thought we would celebrate some of history’s most amazing architectural marvels, which have been keeping audiences in awe all over the world. The Laerdal Tunnel Norway is the site of the world’s longest road tunnel, The Laerdal Tunnel, the construction of which was mandated by… Read more »

Building Telepresence in the Construction Industry

Telepresence is more important than ever for construction companies, as video conferencing and mobile communication promotes faster collaboration and improved operations. You can improve the flow of communication within your construction project team by building a stronger telepresence. Here’s how. Video Communication Smartphone technology has greatly improved industries of business. From this simple device project… Read more »

Winterizing Your Construction Equipment

Traditionally, construction season slows down during the winter, but if you have spring projects you may be preparing for, these tips for maintaining your construction equipment during the cooler months will be beneficial to you. Battery If your construction equipment goes unused for a long period of time, you will need to properly store the… Read more »

Crane Power Technology in the Resurrection of a Stadium

Miami Dolphins fans can enjoy some R&R while they watch their home team’s games in a completely renovated Hard Rock Stadium thanks to the power of the multi-crane system. The stadium renovation included a top to bottom comb through, including the demolition of current lighting and scoreboard features, structural cable installation, temporary shoring design, and… Read more »

Benefits of Used Construction Equipment

Purchasing used construction equipment is a practical option for many contractors. With so many different machines needed for different jobs, it can be difficult, and expensive, to purchase all of the equipment you might need. Buying used construction equipment comes with a variety of benefits, including reduced costs. Reduce Overall Costs Purchasing used equipment is… Read more »

What to Expect When Working in Construction

Construction is a difficult and demanding profession, and so much of the world is dependent on it. After all, who could do business if we didn’t have offices? Where would we live if we didn’t have homes? If you are thinking about working in the construction business, there are a few things that you can… Read more »

Consider Benefits of Crane Mats

If you are familiar with crane work, you know that those giant machines are serious business. Cranes are heavy, and they can be hard to place and maneuver, especially on soft or uneven ground. Luckily, you can easily remedy this issue by using crane mats. If you are on the fence about crane mats for… Read more »

Driving Safely Through Construction Zones

When you’re driving home from work and you come upon a construction zone, your first response is probably to groan: ugh, more traffic! But, it’s very important to stay alert and drive safely through construction zones. Here are some tips for staying safe the next time you’re sharing the road with a construction crew. The… Read more »