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Cat boosts outlook based on quarterly results

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 22, 2010

Prompting a more optimistic forecast for 2010 as a whole, increased production helped fuel a 91-percent year-over-year hike in second-quarter ...

FundamentalRental.com helps visitors find jobs

Posted by on Jul 08, 2010

Mad Marketing redesigned the FundamentalRental.com website to incorporate a new job search feature powered by CareerBuilder that helps visitors find ...

The Department of Labor: 45,000 jobs added in the first...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 05, 2010

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 162,000 in March, and the unemployment rate held at 9.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of ...

Construction unemployment now at 27.1 percent

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 05, 2010

The construction unemployment rate jumped to 27.1 percent and construction employment dropped to a 14-year low as another 64,000 construction ...

Virginia eyes offshore drilling funds for...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 23, 2010

Although still years from actually sinking an offshore oil well, the state of Virginia is considering using royalties from these future ...

The construction industry says, ‘We’re not...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 20, 2009

At Chicago's Soldier Field Today (Home of the Chicago Bears football team) local business leaders, laborers and construction workers rallied ...

White House: More jobs in construction as recession...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 18, 2009

Maybe things are finally looking up. Despite the stimulus money that has been allocated, employment levels are still pretty dismal and ...

Feds to require contractors to use E-Verify

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 09, 2009

The Obama administration announced yesterday that contractors doing business with the federal government will be required to use the Immigration and ...

A Roadmap to Recovery

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 08, 2009

Vice President Joe Biden is presenting to President Barack Obama the Roadmap to Recovery at today's Cabinet meeting. The Roadmap ...

Vancouver goes begging for construction workers

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 01, 2009

Despite the recession and near 20-percent unemployment in the construction trades, officials in Vancouver, British Columbia, are warning that a ...

Construction workers unhappy with jobs

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 19, 2009

I found this interesting interactive graphic on Time magazine's website. It measures the number of people in different occupations who ...

Granite sponsors career fairs

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 28, 2009

Sure we're in the middle of a recession with 20 percent unemployment in the construction trades. That's still no excuse ...

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