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Report estimates nearly 400,000 highway construction and maintenance job openings to be created between 2012 and 2022

Report estimates nearly 400,000 highway construction...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 28, 2015

A joint transportation jobs report released by the U.S. Departments of Transportation, Labor and Education estimates 388,904 highway construction and ...

Three workers presumed dead after landslide strikes Alaska construction site

Three workers presumed dead after landslide strikes...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 21, 2015

A residential jobsite was in the destructive path of one of six landslides caused by heavy rains in southeast Alaska ...

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 ...

Volvo CE’s 2015-2016 Road Institute to offer Density Direct training in addition to paving, maintenance (VIDEO)

Volvo CE’s 2015-2016 Road Institute to offer Density...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 06, 2015

Volvo Construction Equipment is offering 34 courses in 13 categories as part of its 2015-2016 Road Institute between September 2015 and ...

Indiana’s Road Construction Awareness Corp. holds 2nd annual motorcycle ride

Indiana’s Road Construction Awareness Corp. holds 2nd...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 04, 2015

The Road Construction Awareness Corp.’s (RCAC) second annual Road Construction Awareness Charity Ride brought together more than 300 motorcycle and hot ...

Construction worker and boy team up to rescue man from pit bull attack in Minnesota

Construction worker and boy team up to rescue man from...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Aug 03, 2015

A construction worker and a young boy jumped to action and played a part in saving a man’s life in ...

Guy who drove into construction site and hit a worker says he was only trying to help

Guy who drove into construction site and hit a worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 31, 2015

A disagreement between a construction crew and an enraged driver in Arkansas resulted in one worker clinging to the front ...

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 ...

UK paper, industry training board to honor unsung heroes of construction

UK paper, industry training board to honor unsung...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 27, 2015

A UK-based tabloid newspaper is helping to showcase the construction industry in a positive way. The Daily Mirror is joining ...

SSAB University Challenge encourages students to develop innovative applications for high-strength steel

SSAB University Challenge encourages students to...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 15, 2015

SSAB, a Nordic and U.S.-based steel company, invites students to participate in their University Challenge contest, held in conjunction with ...

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 ...

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