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Wayne Grayson is the Online Managing Editor for Equipment World. He keeps the website fresh with news and opinion on both heavy equipment and the construction industry from the experts at the magazine and also manages the publication's social media accounts. He's a technology geek as well and serves as the magazine's tech writer.


VIDEO: Massive steel beam falls off trailer, snatches semi truck onto its side

Jul 18, 2014

VIDEO: Massive steel beam falls off trailer, snatches semi truck onto its side

It’s a very fortunate thing that the closest third party to this accident was the guy who filmed the whole thing and that he was behind the trailer rather than next to it. There’s no indication where this took place, ...

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VIDEO: With streaking flash of explosives, mile-long bridge collapses in 3 seconds

Jul 15, 2014

VIDEO: With streaking flash of explosives, mile-long bridge collapses in 3 seconds

When the Innerbelt Bridge opened to traffic in Cleveland in 1959, it was the widest bridge in Ohio and carried Innerstate 90. Today it’s gone. Though demolition work began on the bridge back in January, according to WKYC TV, crews working ...

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Ford, Fisher-Price introduce latest F-150 for kids

Jun 25, 2014

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Ford, Fisher-Price introduce latest F-150 for kids

Ford and Fisher-Price have unveiled a mini 2015 F-150 for kids in an all-new Power Wheels model. The Fisher-Price Power Wheels F-150 is about as close of a replica of the full-size truck as you can get. The drivable toy truck ...

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John Deere could be developing a FarmVille-like game

Jun 19, 2014

John Deere could be developing a FarmVille-like game

Though this isn’t the company’s first foray into video games, John Deere appears to have a more focused idea on the type of success it hopes to achieve in that market. Citing the millions of players and Facebook users games such ...

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PCA: Cement consumption likely to grow steadily over next 5 years

May 29, 2014

PCA: Cement consumption likely to grow steadily over next 5 years

Despite data that suggests the economic recovery in the U.S. is slowing down, Portland Cement Association (PCA) chief economist Ed Sullivan says he still believes construction and cement consumption will steadily grow over the next five years. The economic causes of ...

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VIDEO: Cat mini excavator travels through $40k-worth china shop, breaks nothing

May 27, 2014

VIDEO: Cat mini excavator travels through $40k-worth china shop, breaks nothing

While Caterpillar hit viral video status with a video focusing on a massive game of Jenga, its latest Built For It Trials video centers on one of the most impressive displays of operator skill we’ve seen. In it, Ryan Neal, a ...

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a sneak peek at the first construction theme park in the nation

May 26, 2014

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Take a sneak peek at the first construction theme park in the nation

As the owners of Sambe Construction, the Girlya family has seen many different types of  projects over the 30-year history of the company. Since emigrating to the U.S. from the Soviet Union in the late 1970s, father Samuel Girlya along ...

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VIDEO: Grad student creates waterproof concrete that could increase road, bridge life to 120 years

May 06, 2014

VIDEO: Grad student creates waterproof concrete that could increase road, bridge life to 120 years

A new concrete developed by a graduate student and professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee could greatly increase the lifespan of heavily traveled roads and bridges. Related: Inflatable, just-add-water, concrete tent The formula, known as Superhydrophobic Engineered Cementitious Composite (SECC), was developed by ...

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Ohio DOT to begin largest construction season ever with 936 projects totaling $2.5 billion

Apr 22, 2014

Ohio DOT to begin largest construction season ever with 936 projects totaling $2.5 billion

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) has announced that the 2014 construction season will be its largest ever. ODOT says the season is made up of 936 projects statewide totaling $2.5 billion. Most of the funding will come from the Ohio ...

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VIDEO: Watch these crews slide a half-mile, 30 million-pound bridge into place over the Ohio River

Apr 15, 2014

VIDEO: Watch these crews slide a half-mile, 30 million-pound bridge into place over the Ohio River

Construction crews have completed a record-breaking bridge slide over the Ohio River. Related: VIDEO: Portland engineers use dish soap to move century-old bridge At nearly a half-mile in length and weighing in at more than 30 million pounds, the Milton-Madison bridge is ...

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Science behind how tires make sound could improve fuel economy

Apr 14, 2014

Science behind how tires make sound could improve fuel economy

.Yokohama has announced that through work with the Japanese equivalent of NASA, the company for the first time has an understanding of how tires make sound. The company sent a team of researchers to work with those at the Japan Aerospace ...

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U.S. construction adds 17,000 jobs in October

Nov 06, 2012

U.S. construction adds 17,000 jobs in October

With 17,000 new hires, construction jobs accounted for nearly 10 percent of all American added workers in the month of October. The total is the most since January of this year for the industry, according to Businessweek.The site reports that ...

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