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Wages for construction and other skilled trades are on the rise
Wages for skilled tradesmen in the construction and mining as well as those in logging and manufacturing are on ...
VIDEO: Mike Rowe’s “I am a Woodshop” supports protesting students whose building trades class was cut
Recently, TV star and former host of Dirty Jobs Mike Rowe gave some national attention to a story that likely wouldn't ...
VIDEO: Mike Rowe opens up about opera, skilled trades and Dirty Jobs (EXCLUSIVE)
All of the new machines are obviously the star of a show like ConExpo. But one of the highlights ...
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 ...
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When Two-Way Radio Communication Fails
There are times when using a two-way radio shouldn't be a heavy equipment operator's first choice for jobsite communication.
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 ...
3: Be Fair
Treating everyone fairly and treating everyone equally isn’t the same thing. If you treat everyone exactly the same, they’ll ...
2: Be Open and Honest
Although it’s your company, you should want your employees to be interested and invested in the well-being of the ...
1: Have the “Right” People
Attracting and retaining people isn’t enough. You have to hire and keep people who are a good fit for ...
3 culture-changing steps contractors can take to combat the skilled worker shortage
There’s been no shortage of attention lately to the skilled worker shortage. Although industry advocates like Mike Rowe have ...
In campaign to end the skilled worker shortage, Mike Rowe unafraid of reaching into both sides of the aisle
As part of his Profoundly Disconnected campaign to make students and, really, the country in general, aware of the ...
Mike Rowe is giving high school seniors $15k vocational scholarships; first they have to sign the amazing SWEAT pledge
We've voiced our fondness for Mike Rowe before. He's a firm believer that no job is a bad job ...
Will recruiting Millennials to the construction and manufacturing industries prove impossible?
Last week we told you about a survey by Associated General Contractors of America in which 74 percent of ...
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Backhoes are getting better as CTLs, compact excavators chip away at market share
Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4×4 is a pickup built to tow—and keep you connected
Caterpillar will move global HQ to Deerfield, lll., beginning this year
John Deere unveils Fixstern: A lightweight vision for the backhoe of the future (VIDEO)
Ford files patent for sliding pickup bed
Dragged to his death: How to prevent chipper accidents
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Caterpillar will move global HQ to Deerfield, lll., beginning this year ...
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Kobelco launches slew of new excavators, improved models
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