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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 ...

Nearly 2/3 of U.S contractors plan to hire in 2016 due to optimism in several markets, AGC study finds

Nearly 2/3 of U.S contractors plan to hire in 2016 due...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 11, 2016

The vast majority of U.S. contractors have voiced a positive outlook for 2016 and are expecting to hire more workers ...

Construction adds 45,000 jobs in December to finish 2015 up 4%

Construction adds 45,000 jobs in December to finish...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2016

Finishing 2015 with a ninth-consecutive month of employment gains, the U.S. construction industry added 45,000 employees to its workforce in ...

Vermeer launches HDD Circuit training program to meet demand for skilled drill operators

Vermeer launches HDD Circuit training program to meet...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 09, 2015

A shortage of skilled drill operators is not something Vermeer is taking lying down. Following the announcement of a partnership with ...

Contractors mulling lawsuit against city of New Orleans over local-hiring ordinance

Contractors mulling lawsuit against city of New Orleans...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 08, 2015

City officials in New Orleans are contending with the ire of both supporters and opponents of a new law in ...

NYC construction deaths surging due to “overwhelmed” regulators, Times investigative report finds

NYC construction deaths surging due to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 07, 2015

An investigative report from the New York Times has found that the number of construction workers killed on the job in ...

Construction adds 46,000 jobs in November

Construction adds 46,000 jobs in November

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 04, 2015

Despite the onset of colder months, construction job numbers are only heating up. Following the addition of 34,000 jobs in October, ...

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