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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 workers ...
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 find ...
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 state ...
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 affecting ...
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Equipment Rental Revenue Forecast Shows Construction Growth Potential
Economic signs continue to point toward a healthy and expanding market for construction and industrial rental equipment in the U.S.
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 a ...
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 you're ...
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 Stan ...
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 funding ...
3: Be Fair
Treating everyone fairly and treating everyone equally isn’t the same thing. If you treat everyone exactly the same, they’ll think ...
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 firm. ...
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 the ...
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 been ...
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Chevy unveils Carhartt Silverado 2500HD, a sharp work truck literally covered in duck brown fabric
Fayat to buy Atlas Copco road construction equipment division Dynapac
Atlas Copco plans to sell Dynapac road equipment division
ASV intros RT-120 Forestry CTL calling it "largest, most powerful in the industry"
John Deere adds to crawler dozer lineup with addition of 450K
Dangerous chaos after a trench collapse
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Ford unveils redesigned 2018 F-150 with first-ever diesel option (VIDEO)
by Jason Cannon
John Deere intros 844K-III and Aggregate Handler config with improved hydraulics, ...
by Wayne Grayson
Ford to build a hybrid F-150 with integrated generator for jobsites ...
by Wayne Grayson
The Top 10 Construction Equipment Videos of 2016
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Tier 4 regs driving contractors to buy lower-tiered used equipment
by Tom Jackson
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