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Divergence of construction spending and employment could point to “fundamental change” in the industry
Recently, the folks at Business Insider put together a nicely done and comprehensive article on the skilled labor shortage ...
Construction adds 15,000 jobs in February, unemployment rises for third straight month
The U.S. construction industry added 15,000 jobs in February, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ...
Construction companies join forces, commit to hiring more than 100,000 veterans
More than 100 construction companies have joined forces in committing to hiring more than 100,000 veterans over the next ...
No. 2 in 2013: Construction employment and housing starts hit multi-year highs
It took a bit of time, but it looks like our industry is finally starting to hit its stride ...
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The top 13 construction industry stories and posts of 2013
To say 2013 was a big year for us here at Equipment World would be an understatement. We've seen our ...
Construction adds 17k jobs in November amid strong U.S. jobs report
The U.S. construction industry added 17,000 jobs in November, marking the sixth consecutive month of gains. A total of 5.851 ...
With big jump in employment, Boston construction industry booming once more
After seeing Greater Boston construction jobs fall by 20 percent during the recession, things are finally looking up again ...
Construction industry adds 11k jobs in October, though unemployment rate ticks back up
Despite several predictions that the government shutdown would lead to job decreases, the construction industry and U.S. economy as ...
Construction employment flat in August amid weak U.S. jobs report
Employment in the U.S. construction industry was flat in August, remaining at the same mark of 5.798 million Americans ...
Construction loses 6k jobs in July, unemployment drops to lowest rate since 2008
The U.S. construction industry lost 6,000 jobs in July, but enjoyed the sixth straight month of unemployment rate decreases. The ...
Why isn’t construction hiring booming like housing? Hoarding.
Citing a phenomenon that might not make much sense to those outside of the industry, Neil Irwin took to ...
Big construction employment gains indicate rising contractor confidence
On Friday the latest round of figures from the U.S. Labor Department showed that the construction industry enjoyed its highest ...
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Backhoes are getting better as CTLs, compact excavators chip away at market share
Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4×4 is a pickup built to tow—and keep you connected
Caterpillar will move global HQ to Deerfield, lll., beginning this year
John Deere unveils Fixstern: A lightweight vision for the backhoe of the future (VIDEO)
Ford files patent for sliding pickup bed
Dragged to his death: How to prevent chipper accidents
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Kobelco launches slew of new excavators, improved models
by Don McLoud
Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4×4’s new Duramax engine brings ...
by Tom Quimby
In major brand shift, Cat is getting rid of letters in ...
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Side-By-Side: Comparing Cat, Deere, Komatsu and Topcon mast-less dozer GPS systems ...
by Tom Jackson
JCB boosts horsepower 20% with 210 and 215 skid steers
by Don McLoud
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