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Video: Construction Worker Tries to Remove Nail from Leg with Pliers

Derek Hinkley, a construction worker from Georgia, shot himself with a nail gun and tried to, unsuccessfully, remove a 3-inch penny nail from his leg with nearby pliers. So reports The New York Post.


Law, Labor and Logistics on Tap for New England Industry Summit

The New England Real Estate Journal will host the Construction Trends of the Future summit later this month to address the latest developments in industry management, law, skilled labor and more. So reports the New England Real Estate Journal.


Travers Solar Gets Greenlight to Begin Construction

Greengate Power announced the 400-megawatt Travers Solar project has been given official approval to move forward from the Alberta Utilities Commission. So reports CNBC.


Tariffs, Tight Labor Market Expected to Hit Home in Booming Vegas

Las Vegas developers are bracing for impact as the Trump administration's tariffs on steel are expected to jump from 25% to 30% and companies are still struggling to fill open positions. So reports Law Vegas Review-Journal.


U.S. Attorney Charges Hultgren for Death of Employee

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in South Dakota brought federal charges against Hultgren Construction for its alleged role in the death of Ethan McMahon, a former employee of the company. So reports the Argus Leader.


Trump Organization Using Undocumented Laborers: Washington Post

The Washington Post is reporting that the Trump Organization is using undocumented workers through the Mobile Constriction Payroll LLC to do construction at golf resorts and its winery. So reports Construction Dive.


Dallas-Fort Worth Leads Surge in U.S. Apartment Construction

Dallas-Fort Worth is the nation's top market for new apartment construction and rentals. So reports the Dallas Morning News.


Construction Worker Saves Baby, Toddler from Fire

Mason Fierro, a construction worker in New Mexico, saved a 2-month-old baby and a toddler from a burning building in Albuquerque. So reports People.


San Mateo Builders May Be Subject to New 'Reach' Ordinances

San Mateo developers will have new incentives to go electric if recently proposed measures are ultimately put in place. So reports The Daily Journal.


Site Scan Now Available to PCL After 3-year Deal Inked

PCL and 3DR came to a three-year corporate licensing agreement giving PCL the rights to Site Scan drone software on all of its projects.


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