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Wages for construction and other skilled trades are on the rise

Wages for construction and other skilled trades are on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2014

Wages for skilled tradesmen in the construction and mining as well as those in logging and manufacturing are on the ...

Go Build Alabama helps boost trade school attendance 30%, redirects ads to teens (VIDEO)

Go Build Alabama helps boost trade school attendance...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 03, 2014

Nearly four years into the Go Build Alabama construction career promotion, there’s evidence kids are heeding and acting on its ...

Construction worker killed in early morning hit-and-run in Alabama work zone

Construction worker killed in early morning hit-and-run...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 05, 2014

A construction worker died early Friday morning after a vehicle struck him in a highway work zone in Hoover, Alabama, AL.com reports. The ...

Alabama backs dual enrollment for high school students to boost skilled workforce

Alabama backs dual enrollment for high school students...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 07, 2014

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley recently detailed a plan he hopes will increase the number of skilled workers in the state ...

Alabama Rep. Bachus introduces bill to expedite approval of large construction projects

Alabama Rep. Bachus introduces bill to expedite...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 15, 2013

Citing "protracted" construction permitting procedures in need of streamlining, U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus, R-Ala., recently detailed the Responsibly and Professionally ...

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