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Construction jobs flat in June; unemployment drops

Construction jobs flat in June; unemployment drops

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 03, 2015

Following two months of gains, the U.S. construction industry saw no job losses or gains in June. According to preliminary data from ...

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime to additional 5 million workers

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

In an op-ed published by the Huffington Post, President Obama revealed his administration's plan to raise the wages of millions of ...

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 ...

Go Build Tennessee program will work to attract students to construction

Go Build Tennessee program will work to attract...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 12, 2015

The Tennessee construction industry is in dire need of new blood, and in an effort to attract younger people to ...

Construction adds 17,000 jobs in May; unemployment drops again

Construction adds 17,000 jobs in May; unemployment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2015

The U.S. construction industry established for itself another streak in jobs gains during May, adding 17,000 jobs for the month. According to preliminary data ...

St. Louis construction firms help establish $10 million Contractors Loan Fund for minority- and women-owned businesses

St. Louis construction firms help establish $10 million...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2015

Aiming to boost the number of construction companies owned by minorities and women in the St. Louis area, a group ...

Indiana bridge builder among finalists for Carhartt’s Tough Crew Contest

Indiana bridge builder among finalists for Carhartt’s...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 04, 2015

The Cintas and Carhartt Tough Crew Contest has closed its nomination period for nominees, and a bridge builder and his ...

Training offered for installing interlocking concrete pavement

Training offered for installing interlocking concrete...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 03, 2015

The School for Advance Segmental Paving (SASP) is offering two days of training and education for the mechanical installation of ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Crew rescues 2 co-workers from rubble following demolition collapse

Crew rescues 2 co-workers from rubble following...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 05, 2015

A demolition crew in St. Louis escaped a collapse that occurred while they were working with only injuries, thanks to ...

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