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Expansion of Oklahoma fertilizer plant could put more than 1,000 contractors to work
The massive expansion of a fertilizer production plant in Oklahoma will likely have quite the impact on the construction industry ...
Wages for construction workers and heavy equipment manufacturing workers are on the rise
We're now five years into the economic recovery following the Great Recession and pay raises, according to a report from ...
U.S. construction spending drops 1.8% in June with losses in nonresidential and government projects
Construction spending in the U.S. fell 1.8% in June for the first drop in one year. Construction spending fell to $950 ...
Construction newbies: How to find your place at the right company and launch a successful career in the industry
In the previous installments of this series I wrote about what it takes to survive your first week and month ...
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STEM graduates are finding a weak job market. Why that could be a big opportunity to fix construction’s skilled labor woes
A recent article at Business Insider revealed an odd wrinkle in the job market. According to Census Bureau statistics, less than ...
Construction adds 6,000 jobs in June as industry retains grip on highest employment in 5 years
For six straight months, the U.S. construction industry has added jobs and held tight to its highest employment figures in ...
If you don’t know how to build a house, how can you build a country?
Last week the New York Times ran a story lamenting the loss of quality and craftsmanship in houses built today. ...
U.S. construction spending ticks up 0.1% in May despite dip in home building
Construction spending in the U.S. saw a slight increase in May and for the second straight month the gains are ...
Home starts fall 6.5% in May as apartment construction and permits slow
May represented a down month for residential construction in the U.S. as both home starts and permits decreased. U.S. home construction ...
Construction job growth slows in May with 6,000 jobs added
The U.S. construction industry notched its fifth straight month of employment gains in May but saw growth fall off considerably. The ...
Construction spending up 0.2% in April due to increase in government projects
Thanks to gains in both government projects and home building, U.S. construction spending saw another slight boost in April, rising ...
Colorado contractors say “huge shortage of tradesmen” is severely impacting business
Contractors in Colorado say that while there is plenty of work to go around, they are falling behind on jobs ...
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