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Construction firms are turning down work due to the labor shortage, but most are willing to pay more to find workers
A majority of construction companies across the U.S. are facing a shortage in skilled labor and a large number ...
STEM graduates are finding a weak job market. Why that could be a big opportunity to fix construction’s skilled labor woes
A recent article at Business Insider revealed an odd wrinkle in the job market. According to Census Bureau statistics, less ...
Minnesota construction firms likely need to boost pay, reduce expectations to find enough workers to meet demand
Construction is Minnesota's fastest growing industry, and as demand continues to pile up, construction firms there are having a ...
Another worker shortage compounded by the energy boom could delay construction of $1.3 billion Dallas hospital
Construction officials with a Dallas area hospital say their project is losing workers and bidders to stiff competition from the ...
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Divergence of construction spending and employment could point to “fundamental change” in the industry
Recently, the folks at Business Insider put together a nicely done and comprehensive article on the skilled labor shortage ...
The Newbie’s Guide to Succeeding in Construction: 7 rules for your first week
Our industry needs young men. Young men need jobs. You would think these problems would solve each other, but there's ...
Maryland shadow program works to draw high school students to construction training
Through the end of this month a vocational school in Fredrick, Maryland is offering students the opportunity to get ...
3 things contractors can do to keep valuable workers on staff during the skilled worker shortage
The skilled worker shortage has been looming over the construction industry, and the Associated General Contractors’ 2014 outlook shows ...
Survey says more than half of construction companies affected by skilled worker shortage, details how they’re coping
At this point, it would be quicker to list the number of cities that haven't reported construction projects being ...
Cleveland construction on the rebound thanks to university, health care spending
For the first time in many years, contractors in the Cleveland metro area and the Northeast Ohio region are ...
Phoenix contractors unable to meet demand of construction rebound due to skilled worker shortage
After losing nearly half of its construction jobs in the throes of the recession, Phoenix, Arizona is now in ...
Southeast Wisconsin construction projects delayed by skilled labor shortage
Add southeast Wisconsin to the list of places in the U.S. feeling the impact of a skilled labor shortage ...
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Cummins developing fully-electric powertrain: “We are not just a diesel company”
U.S.-made, Cat-powered Monterra 4×4/6×6 cabovers are reset Army trucks aimed at construction
ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others may be in for “rude awakening”
Ryobi cooler doubles as a portable air conditioner
VIDEO: Excavator tag team lifts people to safety across flooding river
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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
The I-85 collapse and the push of Accelerated Bridge Construction techniques ...
by Chris Hill
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