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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 skilled ...
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. Released ...
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 of ...
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 coming ...
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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 California, ...
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 report—the ...
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, according ...
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 labor ...
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 recoveries ...
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 about ...
Construction adds 28,000 jobs in January; employment up to 3-year high
The construction industry added 28,000 jobs in the month of January, according to preliminary figures from the U.S. Labor Department. Construction ...
The beginning of the end for unions?
Lost in the news cycle from last week was an unfortunate bit about a pro-union protester taking a swing at ...
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How Volvo CE is engineering a quarry run by electric loaders ...
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Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman to retire next year; Umpleby tapped as ...
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Caterpillar intros M315F, M317F wheeled excavators with tool carrier, compact radius ...
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Three views on the past, present and rapidly evolving future of ...
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