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Heavy equipment dealers: trade skills gap costs industry $2.4 billion a year
Construction equipment dealers are reporting significant shortages in getting skilled help, a lack that is directly impacting their bottom line, ...
Tampa group training women to fill construction industry’s labor shortage
The stereotype that the construction industry is not suited for women is hard to squash, but Women Building Futures is ...
Number of construction firms reporting shortage of skilled workers rises to 86%
The construction industry's shortage of skilled workers has only gotten worse in the last year, according to the latest national ...
New survey, hotel developers the latest severe signifiers of construction’s labor shortage
In addition to the industry surveys and anecdotal evidence from states and projects all over the country, you can add ...
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Chicago church works to train more black residents for construction jobs
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Construction workers befriend homesick 4-year-old, make him part of the crew
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
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
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
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
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
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
Last week while attending the Association of Equipment Management Professionals Management Conference and Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, I heard a ...
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