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Construction workers’ butt-dial to boss rats them out for jobsite burglary

Construction workers’ butt-dial to boss rats them...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2015

Two construction workers in Key West, Florida, have been arrested and charged with felony grand theft after stealing thousands of ...

Indiana House votes to repeal state’s common construction wage

Indiana House votes to repeal state’s common...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2015

The Indiana House of Representatives has passed a bill that would repeal a state law that sets baseline wages for ...

Career night aims at signing up more Cleveland-area women for construction apprenticeships

Career night aims at signing up more Cleveland-area...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 23, 2015

With the area's number of women working in construction and the the trades dead even with the national average of ...

Crane operator killed by falling steel beam in Oregon

Crane operator killed by falling steel beam in Oregon

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 20, 2015

A crane operator in Portland, Oregon, was killed earlier this week when a steel beam fell on top of his machine's cab. According ...

Construction worker shot and killed in Houston jobsite robbery

Construction worker shot and killed in Houston jobsite...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 19, 2015

Another construction jobsite robbery in Houston erupted in gunfire Tuesday, this time ending with the death of a worker. According to a ...

Just about every type of skilled construction profession got a raise last year

Just about every type of skilled construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 12, 2015

Wages for skilled construction workers are up nearly across the board, according to the latest wage survey from the National Center ...

Transportation sector loses 8,600 jobs in January

Transportation sector loses 8,600 jobs in January

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 10, 2015

Although the U.S. economy as a whole beat employment expectations, the transportation sector lost 8,600 jobs in January, according to ...

Construction adds 39,000 jobs in January

Construction adds 39,000 jobs in January

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 09, 2015

U.S. construction firms added 39,000 workers during January though the industry's unemployment rate rose for a third consecutive month. The industry now ...

Apple’s new $2 billion Arizona data HQ to create 500 construction jobs

Apple’s new $2 billion Arizona data HQ to create...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 05, 2015

Valued at around $700 billion and fresh off one of the company's most successful quarters in its history, Apple isn't ...

ACPA launches WikiPave resource site, adds 2 web courses to training site

ACPA launches WikiPave resource site, adds 2 web...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 04, 2015

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has created a Wiki for information about the concrete pavement association—WikiPave. The association announced the launch ...

Construction workers win $5 million, $100k from lotto, but won’t quit their day jobs

Construction workers win $5 million, $100k from lotto,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 04, 2015

Two construction workers recently hit pay dirt, winning big lottery prizes within just days of each other. According to a report ...

American Concrete Institute launches ACI University; online hub offers anywhere access to educational programs

American Concrete Institute launches ACI University;...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 03, 2015

Seeking to simplify access to the wealth of educational resources it offers for contractors and workers, the American Concrete Institute ...

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