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Pittsburgh contractors say their problem is finding work, not workers… for now
Contractors in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania say it's not a skilled worker shortage that's causing them problems. It's a shortage of ...
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 ...
Wisconsin contractors are having a hard time making quality hires as demand grows
Like their peers across the country, Wisconsin contractors are preparing for a sizable increase in work in 2014. According ...
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 ...
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“RUN!” How Wireless Headsets Saved a Crane Operator’s Life
Equipment operators in the tree care industry face unique challenges. Trucks, cranes, and aerial lifts often have to be positioned…
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 ...
VIDEO: Advice from a master woodworker on the shortage of skilled craftsmen
If you're looking for a positive message to start off the year, something about character, craftsmanship, leadership and where ...
How Immigration reform could bring an end to construction’s skilled worker shortage
What's "step one" in ending the skilled worker shortage currently plaguing construction companies across the U.S.? If you ask ...
Slumping productivity, political football drive down Q4 Nonresidential Construction Index
For the first time in five months, two of which brought its highest marks ever, FMI's Nonresidential Construction Index ...
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 ...
Report: Washington D.C. excludes successful construction-trades academy from “priority” career initiative funding
Despite a 90-percent graduation rate and a more-than 60-percent college-going rate, a Washington D.C. construction-trades academy was excluded from ...
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 ...
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VIDEO: Large crane collapses while hoisting section of viaduct
Volvo unveils the EX2: First fully electric compact excavator prototype is faster, quieter
Excavator operator uncovers one of the best preserved dinosaur fossils ever found (VIDEO)
Ford details F-150 redesign: 2018 refresh features Super Duty styling, customer feedback
VIDEO: Expert excavator operator makes quick work of mat bridge over small creek
Dragged to his death: How to prevent chipper accidents
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Ford unveils 2018 F-650, F-750 with improved handling, braking
by Jason Cannon
The Pro-Handler is a skid steer with an extendible wheelbase, telescoping ...
by Tom Jackson
Workhorse W-15 electric pickup unveiled: Gas engine backup, half ownership cost ...
by Tom Quimby
Caterpillar acquires Yard Club, a contractor-to-contractor equipment rental service
by Wayne Grayson
John Deere gives 950K a finer touch with ‘exclusive’ PAT blade ...
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
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