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President Obama, VP Biden treat 4 construction workers to burgers and fries

President Obama, VP Biden treat 4 construction workers...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 21, 2014

The President and Vice President took their lunch outside the White House on Friday and treated four construction workers to ...

3 steps to establishing constant communication between workers for a safer construction jobsite

3 steps to establishing constant communication between...

Posted by Amy Materson on May 20, 2014

There’s a lot of safety buzz going on lately. More than 30 construction firms just wrapped up the first annual ...

Burning buildings, collapsing freeways: Is our lousy education system to blame for the recent uptick in construction accidents?

Burning buildings, collapsing freeways: Is our lousy...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 09, 2014

Lately there's been a rash of fires, collapses and accidents at projects "under construction," all over the country. Here are ...

Colorado contractors say “huge shortage of tradesmen” is severely impacting business

Colorado contractors say “huge shortage of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 07, 2014

Contractors in Colorado say that while there is plenty of work to go around, they are falling behind on jobs ...

VIDEO: Mike Rowe opens up about opera, skilled trades and Dirty Jobs (EXCLUSIVE)

VIDEO: Mike Rowe opens up about opera, skilled trades...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 11, 2014

All of the new machines are obviously the star of a show like ConExpo. But one of the highlights for ...

New Jersey construction worker falls from bridge, lands on his feet without even breaking a bone

New Jersey construction worker falls from bridge, lands...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 27, 2014

A fall is the most deadly accident that can happen to a construction worker. And one that takes place from ...

Six-week Massachusetts construction crash course prepares low income, minority workers for the industry

Six-week Massachusetts construction crash course...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2014

As the U.S. construction industry continues to explore ways to battle the current skilled worker shortage, a training program in ...

The Newbie’s Guide to Succeeding in Construction: 7 rules for your first week

The Newbie’s Guide to Succeeding in Construction: 7...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 12, 2014

Our industry needs young men. Young men need jobs. You would think these problems would solve each other, but there's a ...

How a loyalty to your employees can result in big growth for your construction business

How a loyalty to your employees can result in big...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 12, 2014

“I’ve stayed with Larman Construction so long because of this guy right here,” said Fred Barhydt, pointing a finger at ...

Construction worker the only profession to increase rate of home ownership following the recession

Construction worker the only profession to increase...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 29, 2014

Despite likely being the hardest hit profession by the one-two punch of the bursting housing bubble and the ensuing recession, ...

Burglars pose as construction workers to steal safe from California home

Burglars pose as construction workers to steal safe...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 09, 2014

Police in a city near San Francisco are on the hunt for a group of men they say posed as ...

Construction of Mormon temple in Philadelphia bans workers from smoking, having caffeine and swearing

Construction of Mormon temple in Philadelphia bans...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 04, 2013

Smoking and swearing are two things commonly restricted from most workplaces, though most have areas for employees to have a ...

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