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STEM graduates are finding a weak job market. Why that could be a big opportunity to fix construction’s skilled labor woes

STEM graduates are finding a weak job market. Why that...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 11, 2014

A recent article at Business Insider revealed an odd wrinkle in the job market. According to Census Bureau statistics, less than ...

PHOTOS, VIDEO: On the Road with the Topcon Technology Roadshow

PHOTOS, VIDEO: On the Road with the Topcon Technology...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 03, 2014

Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) hit the road back in April when it launched its “Topcon Technology Roadshow 2014.” The “hands-on, bring-the-technology-to-you” ...

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 ...

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 ...

Indiana Gov. Pence wants to “make career and vocational education a priority in every high school”

Indiana Gov. Pence wants to “make career and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 31, 2013

The state of Indiana spends $100 million each year on on vocational education in its high schools. However, only a ...

ARTBA presents 2nd annual LōTrans virtual conference, exhibition

ARTBA presents 2nd annual LōTrans virtual conference,...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 09, 2013

The Transportation Officials Division of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) will host its second annual Local Transportation ...

GM’s FIRST Competition teaches kids to build, battle robots to build interest in STEM careers (VIDEO)

GM’s FIRST Competition teaches kids to build,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 23, 2013

What do you do with kids who think math and science are boring? Give them a pile of parts, some software ...

Learn how to optimize equipment appraisals at the Construction Symposium

Learn how to optimize equipment appraisals at the...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 25, 2013

Our Construction Symposium in Dallas, Texas, is less than a month away and will feature several educational sessions. Last week, we featured ...

ACPA launches concrete safety, stringless paving web-based courses

ACPA launches concrete safety, stringless paving...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 24, 2013

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has launched two web-based instructional modules about stringless paving and safety on concrete pavement ...

Volvo releases Road Institute 2013-2014 course schedule

Volvo releases Road Institute 2013-2014 course schedule

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 22, 2013

Volvo Construction Equipment has announced the 2013-2014 course schedule for Road Institute, which offers two- to five-day training sessions from ...

ARTBA launches grassroots-focused video, website

ARTBA launches grassroots-focused video, website

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 26, 2013

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has launched its latest educational video and website, with a goal of ...

Gas tax quiz

Gas tax quiz

Posted by John Latta on May 23, 2013

Pop quiz: What do you pay in federal fuel tax for every gallon of gas you buy? What percentage of the ...

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