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Johnson to replace Rapp as president of Caterpillar’s Resource Industries group
The Caterpillar board of directors has elected Denise Johnson as the next group president for Resource Industries. Johnson will replace Ed ...
Contractors tell AGC worker shortage remains their top concern despite half having already increased base pay
As we reported yesterday, a majority of construction firms in the U.S. are optimistic about 2016 volumes and plan to ...
Nearly 2/3 of U.S contractors plan to hire in 2016 due to optimism in several markets, AGC study finds
The vast majority of U.S. contractors have voiced a positive outlook for 2016 and are expecting to hire more workers ...
Construction adds 45,000 jobs in December to finish 2015 up 4%
Finishing 2015 with a ninth-consecutive month of employment gains, the U.S. construction industry added 45,000 employees to its workforce in ...
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Why an error in the Commerce Department’s construction spending calculation is actually good news
The Commerce Department has announced a revision to 10 years worth of construction spending estimates, correcting a calculation error that will ...
Caterpillar found guilty of stealing trade secrets for creation of excavator quick couplers
Caterpillar has been ordered to pay Miller UK Ltd. nearly $74 million after being found guilty by a federal court in ...
Construction spending falls 0.4% in November
Despite continued increases in single-family homebuilding, total construction spending in November dipped 0.4 percent to $1.122 trillion. Spending remains 10.5 percent ...
Fluor to diversify offerings with purchase of Netherlands-based Stork
Headquartered in Irving, Texas, construction giant Fluor Corporation is buying Stork, one of Europe's oldest industrial companies, founded in 1827. The ...
U.S. home starts up 10.5% as labor, lot costs continue to worry builders
The start of construction on homes in the U.S. rebounded in November with gains in both single-family and apartment construction. Following ...
Contractors mulling lawsuit against city of New Orleans over local-hiring ordinance
City officials in New Orleans are contending with the ire of both supporters and opponents of a new law in ...
Construction adds 46,000 jobs in November
Despite the onset of colder months, construction job numbers are only heating up. Following the addition of 34,000 jobs in October, ...
Intern awards showcase students who will shape construction industry’s future
When contractors talk about the lack of skilled construction labor, they’re usually referencing laborers and equipment operators. But there’s another ...
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