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USDOT launches local hiring pilot program

USDOT launches local hiring pilot program

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 05, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation is introducing a one-year pilot program through the Federal Highway Administration that allows local hiring ...

Legislation to recalculate prevailing construction wage passes in West Virginia

Legislation to recalculate prevailing construction wage...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 02, 2015

While Indiana appears to be on the way to repealing its common construction wage entirely, lawmakers in West Virginia have ...

$2.4 billion Louisiana aluminum mill to create 2,000 construction jobs

$2.4 billion Louisiana aluminum mill to create 2,000...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 24, 2015

A planned aluminum mill will bring thousands of jobs to central Louisiana, the majority of which are in construction. According to ...

Career night aims at signing up more Cleveland-area women for construction apprenticeships

Career night aims at signing up more Cleveland-area...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 23, 2015

With the area's number of women working in construction and the the trades dead even with the national average of ...

With oil field cuts increasing, Texas contractors rush to hire and recruit laid off workers

With oil field cuts increasing, Texas contractors rush...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 10, 2015

Many workers in South Texas are currently experiencing a bit of déjà vu. During the recession, the U.S. construction industry lost ...

Construction adds 39,000 jobs in January

Construction adds 39,000 jobs in January

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 09, 2015

U.S. construction firms added 39,000 workers during January though the industry's unemployment rate rose for a third consecutive month. The industry now ...

Apple’s new $2 billion Arizona data HQ to create 500 construction jobs

Apple’s new $2 billion Arizona data HQ to create...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 05, 2015

Valued at around $700 billion and fresh off one of the company's most successful quarters in its history, Apple isn't ...

U.S. contractors optimistic about 2015 with 80% planning to make new hires, buy new equipment

U.S. contractors optimistic about 2015 with 80%...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 22, 2015

After finishing 2014 with employment at nearly a six-year high, hiring within the construction industry is expected to expand at ...

Construction adds 48,000 workers in December, employment up 5 percent YOY

Construction adds 48,000 workers in December,...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 09, 2015

The construction industry added Americans to its workforce in every month of 2014, an employment streak capped by an addition ...

Construction adds 48,000 workers in December to finish 2014 at nearly 6-year high

Construction adds 48,000 workers in December to finish...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 09, 2015

The construction industry added Americans to its workforce in every month of 2014, an employment streak capped by an addition ...

Construction adds 20,000 workers in November, but unemployment rises

Construction adds 20,000 workers in November, but...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 08, 2014

With an addition of 20,000 workers during November, the U.S. construction industry added employees to its workforce for an 11th ...

Oklahoma DOT offers free week-long construction training program for those looking to enter the industry

Oklahoma DOT offers free week-long construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 13, 2014

With the latest survey from the Associated General Contractors of America showing that 83 percent of contractors in the U.S. ...

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