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Though optimistic about 2017 demand, more U.S. contractors hobbled by skilled labor shortage
The latest construction hiring outlook from the Associated General Contractors of America contains both good news and bad. While ...
Construction loses 3,000 jobs in Dec. but employment remains up from 2015
After reaching an 8-year high in November, employment in the U.S. construction industry fell slightly, losing 3,000 jobs in December. According to preliminary ...
Tribes: Why construction should strive to build tight-knit communities
It's Thanksgiving, the day Americans celebrate the preservation of our pilgrim ancestors thanks to the generosity of the Native ...
Michelin honors transportation industry heroes who keep the holidays moving
Michelin North America, Inc. is once again launching the transportation appreciation campaign, #KeepThanksMoving, a social and digital media initiative that ...
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Construction adds 23,000 jobs in September
Following a small decline in August, construction employment rebounded in September with a healthy addition of 23,000 jobs. The construction ...
Oklahoma DOT hosts 15th annual Construction Career Day in Oklahoma City
The Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s (ODOT) Civil Rights Division recently hosted its 15th annual Construction Career Day for students ...
Ala. community shows appreciation for bridge workers replacing dangerous Double Bridges
On Friday, September 9, the Asbury community in Alabama showed the bridge construction crew working on the Double Bridges project ...
Construction loses 6,000 jobs in August
Though July snapped a three-month streak of jobs losses for the U.S. construction industry, August brought another dip with ...
Construction’s labor shortage easing? U.S. firms reporting trouble finding skilled workers falls to 69%
For the first time in the last four years, the percentage of U.S. construction firms reporting trouble filling hourly ...
Construction jobs flat in June, but unemployment rate continues to fall
Following two consecutive months of jobs losses, employment in the U.S. construction industry was flat in June. Employment held steady at ...
Year-long streak of construction jobs gains snapped, but unemployment hits 10-year low
Following a streak of 12 consecutive months without a loss in jobs, the U.S. construction industry has posted losses ...
Go Build Tennessee seeks to replenish state’s aging construction workforce
Nearly one year after signing the Go Build Tennessee Act into law, Gov. Bill Haslam last week launched the statewide ...
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Ford details F-150 redesign: 2018 refresh features Super Duty styling, customer feedback
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