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OSHA official: Further increase in construction deaths likely; triggered by uptick in activity, less-experienced workers

OSHA official: Further increase in construction deaths...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 30, 2014

If it seems like you’re hearing about a lot more construction-related deaths lately, you’re not alone. Anyone who pays close ...

Transportation advocates push for highway funding this week

Transportation advocates push for highway funding this...

Posted by EQW Staff 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 ...

Vehicles crashed into 45% of U.S. highway contractors’ work zones in 2013

Vehicles crashed into 45% of U.S. highway...

Posted by EQW Staff on Apr 11, 2014

Vehicles crashed into 45 percent of highway contractors’ work zones in the past year, according to the study results released ...

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 ...

Contractors urged to send hardhats to their Congressmen in campaign to fix Highway Trust Fund

Contractors urged to send hardhats to their Congressmen...

Posted by EQW Staff on Mar 14, 2014

A group of associations and labor unions is working to alert Congress to the looming insolvency of the Highway Trust ...

Wisconsin contractors are having a hard time making quality hires as demand grows

Wisconsin contractors are having a hard time making...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 14, 2014

Like their peers across the country, Wisconsin contractors are preparing for a sizable increase in work in 2014. According to ...

TCC’s ‘Hardhats for Highways’ campaign urges Congress to fix Highway Trust Fund

TCC’s ‘Hardhats for Highways’ campaign...

Posted by EQW Staff on Mar 13, 2014

A group of associations and labor unions is working to alert Congress to the looming insolvency of the Highway Trust ...

Al Landes, president and COO of Missouri’s Herzog Contracting, named AGC of America president

Al Landes, president and COO of Missouri’s Herzog...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 13, 2014

Industry veteran Alan Landes has been named Associated General Contractors of America's 2014 president. Landes was installed at the close of ...

AGC-backed .Build domain name could give contractors a larger presence online

AGC-backed .Build domain name could give contractors a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 06, 2014

Very soon, rather than construction business' Web address ending in a boring ".com" or ".net," contractors in the U.S. will ...

More funding, charter schools part of AGC’s plan to thwart construction’s skilled worker shortage

More funding, charter schools part of AGC’s plan...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 14, 2014

During an event at the Washburn Institute of Technology in Topeka, Kansas, the Associated General Contractors of America unveiled its plan to ...

San Antonio AGC president says he plans to “double down” on solving skilled worker shortage

San Antonio AGC president says he plans to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 15, 2014

During a banquet Tuesday, the newly-installed 2014 president of the Assocaited General Contractors of America's San Antonio chapter said the ...

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