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Construction worker braves house fire to rescue mother, 3 children in Indianapolis

Construction worker braves house fire to rescue mother,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 31, 2015

Overwhelmed by smoke at the back door of a burning Indianapolis home, Bill Spurr wasn't sure what his next move ...

Construction crew rips roof from wrong residence near Cleveland

Construction crew rips roof from wrong residence near...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 20, 2015

Your roof. It's not necessarily something you think about unless it's leaking or you're installing one. Or, in the case of ...

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 ...

Skull found on Louisville construction site sparks search for more remains

Skull found on Louisville construction site sparks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 16, 2015

Work has slowed on a Louisville, Kentucky, jobsite where construction workers recently gained a bit more company as police and volunteers are ...

Workers discover woman’s body on Florida jobsite

Workers discover woman’s body on Florida jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 24, 2015

Early Friday morning on a jobsite in Satellite Beach, Florida, construction workers found the body of a young woman. According to a ...

OSHA extends annual fall prevention Safety Stand-Down to 2 weeks, announces 2015 dates

OSHA extends annual fall prevention Safety Stand-Down...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 23, 2015

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced the dates of its second annual Safety Stand-Down for construction fall prevention. Citing ...

Just about every type of skilled construction profession got a raise last year

Just about every type of skilled construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 12, 2015

Wages for skilled construction workers are up nearly across the board, according to the latest wage survey from the National Center ...

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 ...

Buffalo forum brings together female construction pros to brainstorm methods for growing their numbers

Buffalo forum brings together female construction pros...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 09, 2015

Two Buffalo construction groups have formed a forum for local female construction professionals in order to give these women a ...

American Concrete Institute launches ACI University; online hub offers anywhere access to educational programs

American Concrete Institute launches ACI University;...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 03, 2015

Seeking to simplify access to the wealth of educational resources it offers for contractors and workers, the American Concrete Institute ...

How a heavy equipment operator, mother of two went from no driver’s license to running her own construction crew (VIDEO)

How a heavy equipment operator, mother of two went from...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 29, 2015

“What am I doing here?” That was Patricia Hook’s first question when she arrived at J. Pettiecord two years ago. The ...

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 ...

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