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Though optimistic about 2017 demand, more U.S. contractors hobbled by skilled labor shortage
The latest construction hiring outlook from the Associated General Contractors of America contains both good news and bad. While ...
Scott Equipment is advancing technicians’ electrical know-how through a custom training curriculum
Monroe, Louisiana-based Scott Equipment, with 23 locations in seven states, understands the growing skills gap the construction equipment industry ...
Construction’s labor shortage easing? U.S. firms reporting trouble finding skilled workers falls to 69%
For the first time in the last four years, the percentage of U.S. construction firms reporting trouble filling hourly ...
Operator training school helping to rebuild construction workforce amid labor shortage
At the controls of a Caterpillar D6 dozer on an overcast day in Southern Wisconsin, David Gomroth, 33, of ...
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Go Build Tennessee seeks to replenish state’s aging construction workforce
Nearly one year after signing the Go Build Tennessee Act into law, Gov. Bill Haslam last week launched the statewide ...
Tampa group training women to fill construction industry’s labor shortage
The stereotype that the construction industry is not suited for women is hard to squash, but Women Building Futures ...
Number of construction firms reporting shortage of skilled workers rises to 86%
The construction industry's shortage of skilled workers has only gotten worse in the last year, according to the latest ...
Shortage of skilled construction workers delays completion of Iowa biofuel plant
An Iowa biofuel plant is the latest major construction project to fall victim to the widespread shortage of skilled ...
BuildOhio.org connects skilled workers to hiring firms, students to industry training across state
Following the release of an Associated General Contractors of America survey in which 83 percent of U.S. contractors said they can't ...
Construction’s skilled worker shortage intensifies: 83% of firms tell AGC they can’t find enough craft workers
No. 13 Story in 2014 « No. 14 No. 12 » The problem of not being able to find enough skilled ...
Northwestern Mutual sets out to hire 1,000 construction workers in Milwaukee
Northwestern Mutual is in the middle of a substantial construction project in downtown Milwaukee and the company is in ...
Is construction “dead in the water”? Greenspan comment highlights industry’s mixed feelings about recovery
Despite many positives in the industry right now, Alan Greenspan is pointing a finger of blame in construction's direction. According ...
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Caterpillar creates two new divisions as three VPs step aside
Discovery of human remains halts $2.9 million bridge project in Minnesota
Cummins developing fully-electric powertrain: “We are not just a diesel company”
Spy shots: Is Ford working on a Ranger Raptor?
U.S.-made, Cat-powered Monterra 4×4/6×6 cabovers are reset Army trucks aimed at construction
Small trench, big disaster
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U.S.-made, Cat-powered Monterra 4×4/6×6 cabovers are reset Army trucks aimed at ...
by Tom Quimby
ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others ...
by Equipment World Staff
JCB’s 16C-1, 18Z-1 and 19C-1 mini excavators bring new designs, lots ...
by Wayne Grayson
Test Drive: Volvo’s new VNR tractor with 38 tons of concrete ...
by Jason Cannon
Cat tax whistleblower could get IRS reward of $600 million
by Wayne Grayson
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