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New survey, hotel developers the latest severe signifiers of construction’s labor shortage

New survey, hotel developers the latest severe...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 13, 2015

In addition to the industry surveys and anecdotal evidence from states and projects all over the country, you can add ...

Chicago church works to train more black residents for construction jobs

Chicago church works to train more black residents for...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 12, 2015

The Psalmist wrote, “The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.” In Chicago, a South Side church is working to ...

Construction workers befriend homesick 4-year-old, make him part of the crew

Construction workers befriend homesick 4-year-old, make...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 29, 2015

How would you feel about a 4 year old telling you to “Get back to work?” A construction crew in ...

Worker shortage delays major highway expansion project in Austin

Worker shortage delays major highway expansion project...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 15, 2015

Austin is the latest city in the U.S where contractors are concerned over the shortage of skilled construction workers. According to a ...

Alabama’s new building permit fee will fund statewide construction education and training

Alabama’s new building permit fee will fund...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 07, 2015

Though the construction industry's rebound is in full effect with spending at a nearly 7-year high and jobs at a ...

Shortage of skilled workers has pushed up construction costs

Shortage of skilled workers has pushed up construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 26, 2015

The immediate effect of the skilled worker shortage impacting the U.S. construction industry for the last two years was a ...

Nashville may soon require contractors to hire significantly more local workers on metro projects

Nashville may soon require contractors to hire...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2015

An amendment that will be presented to Nashville voters in August is drawing the ire of some members of the ...

Palm Beach high school construction academies seek to fill Florida’s skilled worker shortage

Palm Beach high school construction academies seek to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 02, 2015

The Palm Beach County school district has opened three construction academies that are equipping students from ninth through 12th grades ...

If construction wants to tap the millennial workforce, industry must abandon tribal knowledge for Web reference

If construction wants to tap the millennial workforce,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 25, 2015

Last week while attending the Association of Equipment Management Professionals Management Conference and Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, I heard a ...

BuildOurNebraska.com launches to address state’s worker shortage issues

BuildOurNebraska.com launches to address state’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 24, 2015

With more workers aging out of the industry than it is currently bringing in, construction professionals in Nebraska are seeing ...

Skilled worker shortage in Omaha problematic for several major construction projects, delaying smaller ones

Skilled worker shortage in Omaha problematic for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 10, 2015

The Omaha area is in the midst of a major construction boom that its local workforce simply isn't equipped to ...

New AGC of Washington president places emphasis on attracting younger members

New AGC of Washington president places emphasis on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 02, 2015

As the newly elected president of Associated General Contractors of Washington, Gary Smith, a 40-year construction industry veteran and president ...

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