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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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Cummins developing fully-electric powertrain: “We are not just a diesel company”
U.S.-made, Cat-powered Monterra 4×4/6×6 cabovers are reset Army trucks aimed at construction
ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others may be in for “rude awakening”
Ryobi cooler doubles as a portable air conditioner
VIDEO: Excavator tag team lifts people to safety across flooding river
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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
The I-85 collapse and the push of Accelerated Bridge Construction techniques ...
by Chris Hill
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