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Construction adds 28,000 jobs in January

Construction adds 28,000 jobs in January

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 08, 2016

The U.S. construction industry continued its streak of employment gains in January, adding 28,000 jobs. The industry now employs 6.615 million ...

AI, robotics expected to claim nearly 500,000 construction jobs by 2020

AI, robotics expected to claim nearly 500,000...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 25, 2016

An estimated 5.1 million jobs are expected to be lost in the next five years due to advances in technology, ...

SCE&G working with schools statewide to fill 1,000 construction positions for new reactors

SCE&G working with schools statewide to fill 1,000...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 25, 2016

South Carolina Energy & Gas (SCE&G) will hire 1,000 workers over the course of this year as part of a ...

Contractors tell AGC worker shortage remains their top concern despite half having already increased base pay

Contractors tell AGC worker shortage remains their top...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 12, 2016

As we reported yesterday, a majority of construction firms in the U.S. are optimistic about 2016 volumes and plan to ...

Construction adds 45,000 jobs in December to finish 2015 up 4%

Construction adds 45,000 jobs in December to finish...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2016

Finishing 2015 with a ninth-consecutive month of employment gains, the U.S. construction industry added 45,000 employees to its workforce in ...

Vermeer launches HDD Circuit training program to meet demand for skilled drill operators

Vermeer launches HDD Circuit training program to meet...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 09, 2015

A shortage of skilled drill operators is not something Vermeer is taking lying down. Following the announcement of a partnership with ...

Contractors mulling lawsuit against city of New Orleans over local-hiring ordinance

Contractors mulling lawsuit against city of New Orleans...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 08, 2015

City officials in New Orleans are contending with the ire of both supporters and opponents of a new law in ...

NYC construction deaths surging due to “overwhelmed” regulators, Times investigative report finds

NYC construction deaths surging due to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 07, 2015

An investigative report from the New York Times has found that the number of construction workers killed on the job in ...

Construction adds 46,000 jobs in November

Construction adds 46,000 jobs in November

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 04, 2015

Despite the onset of colder months, construction job numbers are only heating up. Following the addition of 34,000 jobs in October, ...

Tampa group training women to fill construction industry’s labor shortage

Tampa group training women to fill construction...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Dec 04, 2015

The stereotype that the construction industry is not suited for women is hard to squash, but Women Building Futures is ...

Construction adds 31,000 jobs in October

Construction adds 31,000 jobs in October

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 09, 2015

After four months of relatively small employment gains, the U.S. construction industry had a big October, adding 31,000 jobs to ...

Crane Industry Services brings custom training courses to West Georgia Technical College

Crane Industry Services brings custom training courses...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 12, 2015

Hoping to boost the number of skilled trade workers in Georgia, Crane Industry Services, an Atlanta-bassed crane operator and rigger ...

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