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Construction adds 3,000 jobs in August

Construction adds 3,000 jobs in August

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 04, 2015

Though hiring has certainly slowed over the summer months, the construction industry continued to add new workers rather than lose ...

Report estimates nearly 400,000 highway construction and maintenance job openings to be created between 2012 and 2022

Report estimates nearly 400,000 highway construction...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 28, 2015

A joint transportation jobs report released by the U.S. Departments of Transportation, Labor and Education estimates 388,904 highway construction and ...

New survey, hotel developers the latest severe signifiers of construction’s labor shortage

New survey, hotel developers the latest severe...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 13, 2015

In addition to the industry surveys and anecdotal evidence from states and projects all over the country, you can add ...

Chicago church works to train more black residents for construction jobs

Chicago church works to train more black residents for...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 12, 2015

The Psalmist wrote, “The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.” In Chicago, a South Side church is working to ...

Construction adds 6,000 jobs in July; unemployment falls to 8-year low

Construction adds 6,000 jobs in July; unemployment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 07, 2015

Following a flat June, the U.S. construction industry saw a small increase in employment in July. According to preliminary data from the ...

Alabama’s new building permit fee will fund statewide construction education and training

Alabama’s new building permit fee will fund...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 07, 2015

Though the construction industry's rebound is in full effect with spending at a nearly 7-year high and jobs at a ...

Construction jobs flat in June; unemployment drops

Construction jobs flat in June; unemployment drops

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 03, 2015

Following two months of gains, the U.S. construction industry saw no job losses or gains in June. According to preliminary data from ...

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime to additional 5 million workers

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

In an op-ed published by the Huffington Post, President Obama revealed his administration's plan to raise the wages of millions of ...

Shortage of skilled workers has pushed up construction costs

Shortage of skilled workers has pushed up construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 26, 2015

The immediate effect of the skilled worker shortage impacting the U.S. construction industry for the last two years was a ...

Nashville may soon require contractors to hire significantly more local workers on metro projects

Nashville may soon require contractors to hire...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2015

An amendment that will be presented to Nashville voters in August is drawing the ire of some members of the ...

Go Build Tennessee program will work to attract students to construction

Go Build Tennessee program will work to attract...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 12, 2015

The Tennessee construction industry is in dire need of new blood, and in an effort to attract younger people to ...

Construction adds 17,000 jobs in May; unemployment drops again

Construction adds 17,000 jobs in May; unemployment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2015

The U.S. construction industry established for itself another streak in jobs gains during May, adding 17,000 jobs for the month. According to preliminary data ...

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