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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 ...

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 ...

Guy who drove into construction site and hit a worker says he was only trying to help

Guy who drove into construction site and hit a worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 31, 2015

A disagreement between a construction crew and an enraged driver in Arkansas resulted in one worker clinging to the front ...

Construction workers befriend homesick 4-year-old, make him part of the crew

Construction workers befriend homesick 4-year-old, make...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 29, 2015

How would you feel about a 4 year old telling you to “Get back to work?” A construction crew in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Palm Beach high school construction academies seek to fill Florida’s skilled worker shortage

Palm Beach high school construction academies seek to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 02, 2015

The Palm Beach County school district has opened three construction academies that are equipping students from ninth through 12th grades ...

Construction employment fell in March, snapping a 14-month streak of job gains

Construction employment fell in March, snapping a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 03, 2015

For the first time since December 2013, U.S. construction industry employment has fallen. According to preliminary data from the Labor Department, ...

If construction wants to tap the millennial workforce, industry must abandon tribal knowledge for Web reference

If construction wants to tap the millennial workforce,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 25, 2015

Last week while attending the Association of Equipment Management Professionals Management Conference and Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, I heard a ...

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