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Three students awarded Roadway Worker Memorial Scholarships

Three students awarded Roadway Worker Memorial...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 12, 2015

The American Traffic Safety Services Foundation awarded its Roadway Worker Memorial Scholarship to three students who each lost a father during ...

Construction worker saves boy from dog mauling in Michigan

Construction worker saves boy from dog mauling in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 11, 2015

Thanks to the actions of a construction worker working nearby, a boy in Michigan is safe and recovering from an attack ...

Construction industry roars back from down March, adds 45,000 jobs in April

Construction industry roars back from down March, adds...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 08, 2015

Following the first job loss for the industry in more than a year in March, the construction industry made up ...

3M contributes to scholarships for children of roadway workers

3M contributes to scholarships for children of roadway...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 29, 2015

3M donated $20,000 to fund scholarships for the children of roadway workers killed or permanently injured on the job. The company ...

Skull found on Louisville construction site sparks search for more remains

Skull found on Louisville construction site sparks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 16, 2015

Work has slowed on a Louisville, Kentucky, jobsite where construction workers recently gained a bit more company as police and volunteers are ...

Workers discover woman’s body on Florida jobsite

Workers discover woman’s body on Florida jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 24, 2015

Early Friday morning on a jobsite in Satellite Beach, Florida, construction workers found the body of a young woman. According to a ...

3 tips for boosting employee relations at your construction company

3 tips for boosting employee relations at your...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 17, 2014

For construction company owners and supervisors, managing a team can be tricky. Often there’s a distinct separation between “in the ...

A Kansas tech school began recruiting diesel mechanics like college athletes and now they have a waiting list

A Kansas tech school began recruiting diesel mechanics...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 08, 2014

Recruiting diesel technology students hasn’t been a challenge for Washburn Institute of Technology, based in Topeka, Kansas. “If I could get ...

Majority of skilled construction workers who lost jobs in wake of the recession have been rehired, but many are being paid less

Majority of skilled construction workers who lost jobs...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 03, 2014

As the U.S. construction industry faces a shortage of skilled labor, a new government study finds that the majority of ...

How to avoid highway work zone injuries and deaths

How to avoid highway work zone injuries and deaths

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 22, 2014

Serious injury and death is becoming an all-too-common occurrence for highway construction workers. Although workers aren’t always at fault, there ...

More funding, charter schools part of AGC’s plan to thwart construction’s skilled worker shortage

More funding, charter schools part of AGC’s plan...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 14, 2014

During an event at the Washburn Institute of Technology in Topeka, Kansas, the Associated General Contractors of America unveiled its plan to ...

After sharp decline during recession, illegal immigrant population shows signs of a rebound alongside construction

After sharp decline during recession, illegal immigrant...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 23, 2013

A new report released today by the Pew Research Center’s Hispanic Trends Project indicates the sharp recession-induced decline of illegal ...

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