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U.S. contractors optimistic about 2015 with 80% planning to make new hires, buy new equipment

U.S. contractors optimistic about 2015 with 80%...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 22, 2015

After finishing 2014 with employment at nearly a six-year high, hiring within the construction industry is expected to expand at ...

Alerting Congress: Most jobs created by transportation investment occur in non-construction sectors

Alerting Congress: Most jobs created by transportation...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 10, 2014

  If Congress somehow lacks the motivation needed to agree on a long-term Highway Trust Fund, a new report from IHS Inc., ...

ARTBA announces Hall of Fame inductees

ARTBA announces Hall of Fame inductees

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 14, 2014

James D. Pitcock, Jr., and Horatio S. Earle are the 2014 inductees to American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) ...

AGC economist forecasts strong construction growth thanks to ‘shale gale’, Panama Canal expansion

AGC economist forecasts strong construction growth...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 07, 2014

The morning after Republicans won back the U.S. Senate, Ken Simonson, chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America, ...

BuildOhio.org connects skilled workers to hiring firms, students to industry training across state

BuildOhio.org connects skilled workers to hiring firms,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2014

Following the release of an Associated General Contractors of America survey in which 83 percent  of U.S. contractors said they can't find ...

Construction’s skilled worker shortage intensifies: 83% of firms tell AGC they can’t find enough craft workers

Construction’s skilled worker shortage...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 22, 2014

No. 13 Story in 2014 « No. 14 No. 12 »   The problem of not being able to find enough skilled craft ...

New work zone training program to be offered in 2015

New work zone training program to be offered in 2015

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 30, 2014

The Associated General Contractors of America will put $135,000 in grant money to good use in 2015, using the funds ...

AGC to offer new work zone training program in 2015

AGC to offer new work zone training program in 2015

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 25, 2014

The Associated General Contractors of America will put $135,000 in grant money to good use in 2015, using the funds ...

BuildColorado.com matches contractors with skilled workers, recruits new workers to construction

BuildColorado.com matches contractors with skilled...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 11, 2014

A new website has launched that seeks to both find and train up new workers for Colorado's construction industry as ...

How one construction firm is using drag racing to recruit new talent (VIDEO)

How one construction firm is using drag racing to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 04, 2014

If you want to catch a fish you need bait. And if you want to catch the attention of a ...

Transportation advocates push for highway funding this week

Transportation advocates push for highway funding this...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 09, 2014

Transportation advocates are flying to Washington, D.C. from all over the country to meet with lawmakers and discuss highway funding ...

Despite slow start to 2014 and concerns, top construction economists forecast growth in spending and jobs

Despite slow start to 2014 and concerns, top...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 17, 2014

The outlook from respected economists in the construction industry continues to be mixed as all the elements for growth are ...

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