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Construction adds 27,000 jobs in March

Construction adds 27,000 jobs in March

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 04, 2016

For 12 months now, the U.S. construction industry has not posted a loss in jobs. The industry added 27,000 jobs in ...

Heavy equipment simulators helping contractor recruiting efforts in North Iowa

Heavy equipment simulators helping contractor...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 14, 2016

Projecting construction positions to be among some of the best paying jobs over the next five years, groups in Iowa ...

Construction adds 19,000 jobs in February

Construction adds 19,000 jobs in February

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 07, 2016

The U.S. construction industry continued a now 11-month-long streak of job gains in February with the addition of 19,000 jobs. The ...

Five-ton generator falls from crane, killing 2 construction workers in New Jersey

Five-ton generator falls from crane, killing 2...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2016

Two construction workers were killed in a crane accident last week on a New Jersey jobsite when a large generator ...

ARTBA offering scholarships to children of highway workers killed or disabled on the job

ARTBA offering scholarships to children of highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 18, 2016

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association's Transportation Development Foundation is once again offering scholarships to the children of highway ...

Construction adds 28,000 jobs in January

Construction adds 28,000 jobs in January

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 08, 2016

The U.S. construction industry continued its streak of employment gains in January, adding 28,000 jobs. The industry now employs 6.615 million ...

AI, robotics expected to claim nearly 500,000 construction jobs by 2020

AI, robotics expected to claim nearly 500,000...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 25, 2016

An estimated 5.1 million jobs are expected to be lost in the next five years due to advances in technology, ...

SCE&G working with schools statewide to fill 1,000 construction positions for new reactors

SCE&G working with schools statewide to fill 1,000...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 25, 2016

South Carolina Energy & Gas (SCE&G) will hire 1,000 workers over the course of this year as part of a ...

Heavy equipment dealers: trade skills gap costs industry $2.4 billion a year

Heavy equipment dealers: trade skills gap costs...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 21, 2016

Construction equipment dealers are reporting significant shortages in getting skilled help, a lack that is directly impacting their bottom line, ...

Aging U.S. workforce carries both benefits and liabilities for construction companies

Aging U.S. workforce carries both benefits and...

Posted by Jill Odom on Jan 20, 2016

Many factors have caused older workers to remain on the job longer and the trend is only expected to increase. ...

Construction worker’s $2 million Powerball prize a fortunate accident

Construction worker’s $2 million Powerball prize...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 14, 2016

A New Mexico construction worker says he nearly walked away from the ticket that has made him $2 million richer ...

Contractors tell AGC worker shortage remains their top concern despite half having already increased base pay

Contractors tell AGC worker shortage remains their top...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 12, 2016

As we reported yesterday, a majority of construction firms in the U.S. are optimistic about 2016 volumes and plan to ...

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