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SCE&G working with schools statewide to fill 1,000 construction positions for new reactors

SCE&G working with schools statewide to fill 1,000...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 25, 2016

South Carolina Energy & Gas (SCE&G) will hire 1,000 workers over the course of this year as part of a ...

Iowa DOT seeks $9.7 million to avoid losing even more staff members

Iowa DOT seeks $9.7 million to avoid losing even more...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 15, 2016

The Iowa Department of Transportation has lost 500 employees since 2011, and the department is asking for $9.7 million to ...

Contractors tell AGC worker shortage remains their top concern despite half having already increased base pay

Contractors tell AGC worker shortage remains their top...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 12, 2016

As we reported yesterday, a majority of construction firms in the U.S. are optimistic about 2016 volumes and plan to ...

Construction adds 46,000 jobs in November

Construction adds 46,000 jobs in November

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 04, 2015

Despite the onset of colder months, construction job numbers are only heating up. Following the addition of 34,000 jobs in October, ...

Iowa high school shop class tasks students with designing, building a sim home

Iowa high school shop class tasks students with...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Oct 16, 2015

Students in a Sioux City, Iowa, shop class are learning more than just the traditional woodworking techniques most high schoolers ...

Construction adds 8,000 jobs in September

Construction adds 8,000 jobs in September

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 07, 2015

September brought another positive month to the U.S. construction workforce with an addition of 8,000 jobs. The industry now employs 6.396 ...

Company focused on construction staffing and skills training opens in Alabama

Company focused on construction staffing and skills...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 09, 2015

A new company focused on training up skilled construction workers opened its doors recently in Alabama. Wright Way held its ribbon ...

Construction adds 3,000 jobs in August

Construction adds 3,000 jobs in August

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 04, 2015

Though hiring has certainly slowed over the summer months, the construction industry continued to add new workers rather than lose ...

Construction jobs flat in June; unemployment drops

Construction jobs flat in June; unemployment drops

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 03, 2015

Following two months of gains, the U.S. construction industry saw no job losses or gains in June. According to preliminary data from ...

Construction adds 17,000 jobs in May; unemployment drops again

Construction adds 17,000 jobs in May; unemployment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2015

The U.S. construction industry established for itself another streak in jobs gains during May, adding 17,000 jobs for the month. According to preliminary data ...

Construction industry roars back from down March, adds 45,000 jobs in April

Construction industry roars back from down March, adds...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 08, 2015

Following the first job loss for the industry in more than a year in March, the construction industry made up ...

Construction employment fell in March, snapping a 14-month streak of job gains

Construction employment fell in March, snapping a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 03, 2015

For the first time since December 2013, U.S. construction industry employment has fallen. According to preliminary data from the Labor Department, ...

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