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Shortage of skilled construction workers delays completion of Iowa biofuel plant
An Iowa biofuel plant is the latest major construction project to fall victim to the widespread shortage of skilled ...
BuildOhio.org connects skilled workers to hiring firms, students to industry training across state
Following the release of an Associated General Contractors of America survey in which 83 percent of U.S. contractors said they can't ...
Alabama backs dual enrollment for high school students to boost skilled workforce
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley recently detailed a plan he hopes will increase the number of skilled workers in the ...
Divergence of construction spending and employment could point to “fundamental change” in the industry
Recently, the folks at Business Insider put together a nicely done and comprehensive article on the skilled labor shortage ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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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John Deere unveils Fixstern: A lightweight vision for the backhoe of ...
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Test Drive: Kenworth’s T880S is a more versatile replacement for the ...
by Jason Cannon
Cat D8T moves more at less cost with several new options ...
by Wayne Grayson
Kobelco launches slew of new excavators, improved models
by Don McLoud
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