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BuildOurNebraska.com launches to address state’s worker shortage issues

BuildOurNebraska.com launches to address state’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 24, 2015

With more workers aging out of the industry than it is currently bringing in, construction professionals in Nebraska are seeing ...

Construction expected to near pre-recession employment highs by 2022

Construction expected to near pre-recession employment...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 17, 2015

Construction employment will likely grow by 29 percent between 2012 and 2022, according to a report by the CPWR Data ...

Arizona DOT partners with college on Highway Construction Pre-Apprenticeship certification

Arizona DOT partners with college on Highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 17, 2015

The Arizona Department of Transportation is partnering with Gateway Community College to offer a Highway Construction Pre-Apprenticeship certification program beginning ...

Skilled worker shortage in Omaha problematic for several major construction projects, delaying smaller ones

Skilled worker shortage in Omaha problematic for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 10, 2015

The Omaha area is in the midst of a major construction boom that its local workforce simply isn't equipped to ...

Construction adds 29,000 jobs in February

Construction adds 29,000 jobs in February

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 06, 2015

U.S construction firms added 29,000 workers to their payrolls in February, extending the industry's streak of employment gains to 14 ...

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 ...

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