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Washington town hosts Construction Career Day to give students hands-on introduction to the industry

Washington town hosts Construction Career Day to give...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 16, 2013

We're always happy to hear about folks who are being proactive when it comes to the shortage of skilled workers ...

GM’s FIRST Competition teaches kids to build, battle robots to build interest in STEM careers (VIDEO)

GM’s FIRST Competition teaches kids to build,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 23, 2013

What do you do with kids who think math and science are boring? Give them a pile of parts, some software ...

European neighbors look to Germany’s vocational training system in order to combat high youth unemployment rates

European neighbors look to Germany’s vocational...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2013

As of late, Germany has been receiving a lot of attention and praise for its dual-education system. A system the ...

U.S. rental construction, lack of first-time home buyers a sign of “inferior housing recovery”?

U.S. rental construction, lack of first-time home...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 08, 2013

Despite recent dips in construction spending and employment, the mood in the industry is, well, better. Better than it was ...

U.S. needs to “Think Big” like Germany if it wants to escape construction, technician labor shortage

U.S. needs to “Think Big” like Germany if...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 03, 2013

Contractors and equipment dealers struggling to find a solution to the shortage of trained technicians in the United States, need ...

Wisconsin high school welding contest looks to spark workforce

Wisconsin high school welding contest looks to spark...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 06, 2013

Bruce Trimble, the employer services director for North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board, recently told the Wisconsin Rapids Tribune that ...

Army, community college team up for innovative career recruiting

Army, community college team up for innovative career...

Posted by Amy Materson on Dec 05, 2012

Recruiting isn’t easy these days, so it’s always nice to see an event that takes hold and becomes successful, such ...

Middle schoolers to build Cummins engine from 30,000 Legos

Middle schoolers to build Cummins engine from 30,000...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 15, 2012

Olympic arenas, Batman and Robin, countless pieces of construction equipment and even Mount Rushmore have all been meticulously sculpted with the classic building ...

American Concrete Institute releases 318-11 building...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 22, 2011

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has released ACI 318-11, “Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary.” ACI 318-11 is ...

Case donates engine, components display to Northeast...

Posted by Katie Wood on Jul 27, 2011

Students at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College’s diesel and heavy equipment technician program will have hands-on access to some new instructional ...

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