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Skilled labor shortage slows Michigan’s response to growing demand for new homes
After 60,000 of Michigan's skilled home builders were put out of work during the recession, many left the state ...
BIM and iPad use quickly gaining traction in construction industry thanks to productivity boosts
Using an iPad or another of the myriad tablets on the market today to view plans and blueprints on ...
Facing $9 billion in demand, Iowa contractors feel impact of skilled labor shortage
Add Iowa to a growing list of states struggling to meet rebounding construction demand due to a shortage of ...
Nonresidential construction index indicates gradual improvement, notes concerns with sequester, labor shortage
The FMI Nonresidential Construction Index has reached the highest mark since its inception in the first quarter of 2009. ...
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Energy boom contributes to Houston’s shortage of skilled construction workers
Like just about every other metro area of the country, the Houston-area construction industry is feeling the negative effects ...
Skilled construction worker shortage already stifling economic recovery
It looks like Executive Editor Tom Jackson's fear of construction's current labor shortage stifling the economic recovery is already ...
Lower pay, higher costs, immigration enforcement involved in California construction companies’ struggle to find workers
Same story, different place. Just like their counterparts in Minnesota and other metro areas across the country, construction companies in ...
Washington Post: Housing hasn’t led to hiring boom because construction jobs already historically high
Though construction industry employment in the U.S. is steadily improving—adding 18,000 jobs in March amid a dreary overall jobs ...
Construction adds 18k to workforce amid weak jobs report
Though industry growth slowed considerably month-to-month, by adding 18,000 jobs in March, construction continued its streak of job growth, ...
Construction jobs limited to 15k visas per year under new guest worker agreement
The path toward a final deal on immigration reform has likely been cleared now that the country's business and ...
NAHB survey finds labor shortages in “all aspects” of home building
According to a survey conducted by the National Association of Home Builders, labor shortages are hurting the housing and economic ...
October becomes “Careers in Construction Month,” seeks to expand construction workforce
One organization sees the very real threat of a construction labor shortage in the U.S. and is doing something ...
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Ford details 2018 F-150 engines: More power, better MPGs, short delay for diesel option
VIDEO: Excavator takes direct hit from land mine
Cat excavator makes cameo in “Transformers: The Last Knight” (VIDEO)
Caterpillar creates two new divisions as three VPs step aside
Discovery of human remains halts $2.9 million bridge project in Minnesota
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Komatsu unveils HD325-8, HD405-8 off-highway trucks with more power, new cab ...
by Wayne Grayson
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
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