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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

U.S. needs to “Think Big” like Germany if it wants to escape construction, technician labor shortage

U.S. needs to “Think Big” like Germany if...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 03, 2013

Contractors and equipment dealers struggling to find a solution to the shortage of trained technicians in the United States, need ...

TechShop: where fab dreams come true

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 09, 2012

If you've ever wanted to design or fabricate something that you didn't have the tools or the shop for TechShop ...

Telematics saves contractors big on time and money

Telematics saves contractors big on time and money

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 01, 2012

The telematics portion of the 2012 Association of Equipment Management Professionals Asset Management Symposium wrapped up with presentations from contractors and ...

Getting started with Telematics (AEMP 2012)

Getting started with Telematics (AEMP 2012)

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 31, 2012

The second half of the telematics portion of the Association of Equipment Management Professionals 2012 Fall Symposium honed in on ...

AEMP 2012 Asset Management Symposium: A fresh new look...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 30, 2012

The Association of Equipment Management Professionals kicked off it's 2012 Asset Management Symposium and Professional Development Institute this morning in ...

Cintas launches new website

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 11, 2012

In addition to providing personal protective apparel in North America, Cintas also provides employers with an online resource to stay ...

McElroy University launches new website

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 21, 2012

McElroy University has launched a new website, which features online instruction videos hosted by YouTube, a comprehensive course listing and ...

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