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FIU professor says Florida’s worker shortage is temporary due to likelihood of wage increases

FIU professor says Florida’s worker shortage is...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2014

Like their peers across the U.S., contractors in Florida are facing a shortage of skilled workers, as a report from Florida ...

Gilbane publishes fall 2012 Construction Industry...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 04, 2012

Gilbane Building Company has published the fall 2012 edition of Construction Economics—Market Conditions in Construction, a free report based on ...

Construction spending decreases in August, increases...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 02, 2012

Construction spending increased year-over-year, despite a decline between July and August to an annualized rate of $837 billion, according to ...

Conference Board announces increase in U.S. leading...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 30, 2011

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.8 percent in May to 114.7 (2004 = 100), ...

NAPA holds Congress accountable for reauthorization...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 02, 2010

With the construction industry continuing to shed jobs, the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has mounted a campaign to mobilize ...

TRIP report released tomorrow on Arkansas surface...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 07, 2010

TRIP will release a new report that evaluates the current condition, use and funding of Arkansas' surface transportation system at a ...

Granite Construction Q1 results: Revenue down 36...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 03, 2010

Granite Construction  today reported a net loss of $41.0 million, or $1.09 per diluted share, for the first quarter of ...

$48.8 billion in highway funds available for states...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 21, 2010

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced that $48.8 billion in highway funds is now available to state departments of ...

Illinois governor unveils six-year, $12.84 billion road...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 16, 2010

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) officials and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn yesterday unveiled a $12.84 billion Multi-Year Highway Improvement ...

California Transportation Commission allocates $357...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 08, 2010

Freeway and rail projects throughout Orange County, California, received a financial boost Wednesday when the California Transportation Commission allocated more ...

Granite to announce Q1 2010 results on May 3

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 05, 2010

Granite Construction Inc. announced today that it will release its first quarter 2010 financial results after the close of business ...

Unemployment rates up from January to February in 27...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 30, 2010

Seasonally adjusted unemployment rates increased from January to February in 27 states, decreased in seven states and the District of ...

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