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skilled labor shortage
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 ...
Indiana Gov. Pence wants to “make career and vocational education a priority in every high school”
The state of Indiana spends $100 million each year on on vocational education in its high schools. However, only ...
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 ...
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Ask anyone in the construction business how confident they feel leaving their equipment on job sites, and you’ll probably get…
In response to shortage of construction supervisors, Houston contractors form their own training courses
With the oil and gas industries booming in Texas pulling away much of the state's experienced laborers, construction companies ...
WorkHands, the social network for skilled trades workers, launches iPhone app
A few weeks ago, we told you about a great new social network called WorkHands. Styled after LinkedIn, WorkHands ...
Cleveland construction on the rebound thanks to university, health care spending
For the first time in many years, contractors in the Cleveland metro area and the Northeast Ohio region are ...
Labor shortage pushes up construction cost of Minnesota Vikings stadium
The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority is in the process of doing a bit of recalculating and prioritizing as it ...
After sharp decline during recession, illegal immigrant population shows signs of a rebound alongside construction
A new report released today by the Pew Research Center’s Hispanic Trends Project indicates the sharp recession-induced decline of ...
Bathtub theory: Construction activity lagging behind home sales due to vacancy rate and household formation
With construction on new homes up 0.9 percent in August, Trulia Chief Economist Jed Kolko points out that new ...
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 ...
AGC: 74% of U.S. construction firms having trouble finding skilled workers; most expect trend to continue
A recent survey done by Associated General Contractors of America found that 74 percent of construction companies are having ...
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Caterpillar creates two new divisions as three VPs step aside
Discovery of human remains halts $2.9 million bridge project in Minnesota
Cummins developing fully-electric powertrain: “We are not just a diesel company”
Spy shots: Is Ford working on a Ranger Raptor?
U.S.-made, Cat-powered Monterra 4×4/6×6 cabovers are reset Army trucks aimed at construction
Small trench, big disaster
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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
Cat tax whistleblower could get IRS reward of $600 million
by Wayne Grayson
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