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FIU professor says Florida’s worker shortage is temporary due to likelihood of wage increases
Like their peers across the U.S., contractors in Florida are facing a shortage of skilled workers, as a report from Florida ...
Six-week Massachusetts construction crash course prepares low income, minority workers for the industry
As the U.S. construction industry continues to explore ways to battle the current skilled worker shortage, a training program in ...
Housing starts fall 16% in January after major revision to December estimate
Housing starts in the U.S. suffered a large fall in January, according to preliminary data from the Commerce Department. Housing starts ...
Construction industry loses 16k jobs in December, unemployment rate jumps
Diverging greatly from hopeful reports that came earlier in the week, the U.S. construction industry lost 16,000 jobs in December, ...
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Construction booming in Texas thanks to solid economy
A recent report from Business Investors Daily takes an in-depth look at the booming construction industry in Texas, saying the ...
Construction industry adds 11k jobs in October, though unemployment rate ticks back up
Despite several predictions that the government shutdown would lead to job decreases, the construction industry and U.S. economy as a ...
Three construction economists forecast growth in construction spending through 2017, note causes for concern
Giving their opinions on how they see things shaking out in the remainder of 2013 and how things will shape ...
Forecast for U.S. construction value at year’s end dropped due to 3 political uncertainties
Citing three different political situations it expects to cause continued shifting in construction markets, FMI has again revised downward its ...
Will recruiting Millennials to the construction and manufacturing industries prove impossible?
Last week we told you about a survey by Associated General Contractors of America in which 74 percent of contractors ...
Phoenix contractors unable to meet demand of construction rebound due to skilled worker shortage
After losing nearly half of its construction jobs in the throes of the recession, Phoenix, Arizona is now in the ...
Home starts rebound 6 percent in July as permits and builder confidence soar
We'll say this for the current home construction recovery: it doesn't stay down for long. Following a 10-percent drop in June, ...
The Roads to a City’s Bankruptcy
Here’s an interesting look at data about what its accumulator calls “unnecessary infrastructure.” What he/she (a bio, with no name, says ...
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Crane collapses atop Tappan Zee Bridge, shutting down traffic and injuring 5
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories up
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