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New AGC of Washington president places emphasis on attracting younger members
As the newly elected president of Associated General Contractors of Washington, Gary Smith, a 40-year construction industry veteran and president ...
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 ...
Sacramento worker no longer homeless thanks to NBA team’s construction apprenticeship program
One of the main reasons the majority of contractors in the U.S. say they are unable to fill positions with ...
Oklahoma DOT offers free week-long construction training program for those looking to enter the industry
With the latest survey from the Associated General Contractors of America showing that 83 percent of contractors in the U.S. ...
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Following the release of an Associated General Contractors of America survey in which 83 percent of U.S. contractors said they can't find ...
Construction’s skilled worker shortage intensifies: 83% of firms tell AGC they can’t find enough craft workers
No. 13 Story in 2014 « No. 14 No. 12 » The problem of not being able to find enough skilled craft ...
Northwestern Mutual sets out to hire 1,000 construction workers in Milwaukee
Northwestern Mutual is in the middle of a substantial construction project in downtown Milwaukee and the company is in need ...
Construction’s late recovery in Nevada heightens shortage of skilled workers as Tesla looms
After successfully wooing electric car maker Tesla to build its massive gigafactory through $1.25 billion in tax incentives, the state ...
How to stay safe while working with a small or short-handed construction crew
One of the lingering effects of the construction downturn is the difficulty contractors now face finding skilled workers. Whether construction ...
How a “Circle of Retention” can bring better hires to construction companies
The biggest challenge facing the heavy equipment industry is the lack of qualified workers in any skill area. The problem ...
Is construction “dead in the water”? Greenspan comment highlights industry’s mixed feelings about recovery
Despite many positives in the industry right now, Alan Greenspan is pointing a finger of blame in construction's direction. According to ...
Majority of skilled construction workers who lost jobs in wake of the recession have been rehired, but many are being paid less
As the U.S. construction industry faces a shortage of skilled labor, a new government study finds that the majority of ...
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Atlas Copco plans to sell Dynapac road equipment division
ASV intros RT-120 Forestry CTL calling it "largest, most powerful in the industry"
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
VIDEO: Excavator operator realizes error, grasps for shore, sinks boat anyway
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
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