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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 ...

Washington Post: Housing hasn’t led to hiring boom because construction jobs already historically high

Washington Post: Housing hasn’t led to hiring...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2013

Though construction industry employment in the U.S. is steadily improving—adding 18,000 jobs in March amid a dreary overall jobs report—the ...

Technician shortage, telematics, fleet value highlighted in key notes from AEMP annual meeting

Technician shortage, telematics, fleet value...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 27, 2013

Whenever I go to a big conference and hit it hard from sunup to late in the evening, I take ...

Labor shortage expected to crush $100 billion in planned petrochemical projects

Labor shortage expected to crush $100 billion in...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 12, 2013

A lack of energy and mining professionals may cause the cost of these skilled workers, such as engineers and geoscientists, ...

Wisconsin high school welding contest looks to spark workforce

Wisconsin high school welding contest looks to spark...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 06, 2013

Bruce Trimble, the employer services director for North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board, recently told the Wisconsin Rapids Tribune that ...

October becomes “Careers in Construction Month,” seeks to expand construction workforce

October becomes “Careers in Construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 28, 2013

One organization sees the very real threat of a construction labor shortage in the U.S. and is doing something about ...

Obama stresses importance of construction, infrastructure, skilled labor in State of the Union

Obama stresses importance of construction,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 13, 2013

In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Barack Obama stressed the great importance of construction, housing, infrastructure, ...

FMI: Unconfident contractors face labor shortage, project delays

FMI: Unconfident contractors face labor shortage,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2012

According to a new report from management consultant and investment banking provider FMI, the construction industry has contracted to the ...

Your Voice: The labor shortage

Your Voice: The labor shortage

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2012

We recently asked our readers on Facebook what they thought about the threat of a labor shortage. We posed the ...

Labor shortage: skilled workers walk away, students say no thanks

Labor shortage: skilled workers walk away, students say...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 29, 2012

With housing construction at its highest rate in four years, construction spending up 14 percent since the market bottom in ...

Report forecasts shortage of 2 million trade workers in U.S.

Report forecasts shortage of 2 million trade workers in...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 29, 2012

The Construction Labor Market Analyzer (CLMA) has released its 20/20 Foresight Report for Q4 2012, which forecasts a nationwide shortage ...

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