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Construction worker stabs co-worker in altercation on Texas jobsite

Construction worker stabs co-worker in altercation on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 29, 2014

Two construction workers in Tyler, Texas got into an argument last week that escalated into a stabbing. According to a report ...

Excavator tumbles 60 feet from Georgia overpass, operator survives

Excavator tumbles 60 feet from Georgia overpass,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 27, 2014

A machine rollover is one of the scariest things an operator in the construction industry can face. In northwest Georgia ...

Construction’s skilled worker shortage intensifies: 83% of firms tell AGC they can’t find enough craft workers

Construction’s skilled worker shortage...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 22, 2014

The problem of not being able to find enough skilled craft workers is reaching nearly universal levels in the U.S. ...

Northwestern Mutual sets out to hire 1,000 construction workers in Milwaukee

Northwestern Mutual sets out to hire 1,000 construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 21, 2014

Northwestern Mutual is in the middle of a substantial construction project in downtown Milwaukee and the company is in need ...

Construction crew sprayed with pesticide by helicopter in California

Construction crew sprayed with pesticide by helicopter...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 16, 2014

A group of workers from a construction crew working near Sacramento, California, has come forward saying they are still dealing ...

Flagman caught drinking, buying booze on the job at Michigan road construction site

Flagman caught drinking, buying booze on the job at...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 15, 2014

Road construction zones are already unsafe enough without bringing alcohol into the mix. Yet that's exactly what the flagman of ...

Construction’s late recovery in Nevada heightens shortage of skilled workers as Tesla looms

Construction’s late recovery in Nevada heightens...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 09, 2014

After successfully wooing electric car maker Tesla to build its massive gigafactory through $1.25 billion in tax incentives, the state ...

Construction worker mauled by tiger loses thumb in Florida

Construction worker mauled by tiger loses thumb in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 08, 2014

Apparently there are some hazards in construction no toolbox talk can prepare you for. One construction worker learned this the hard ...

How to stay safe while working with a small or short-handed construction crew

How to stay safe while working with a small or...

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 07, 2014

One of the lingering effects of the construction downturn is the difficulty contractors now face finding skilled workers. Whether construction ...

Construction adds 16,000 workers in September, unemployment falls 7 points

Construction adds 16,000 workers in September,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 03, 2014

The construction industry added jobs during September, extending a streak of job gains now nine months long. Construction added 16,000 workers ...

How a “Circle of Retention” can bring better hires to construction companies

How a “Circle of Retention” can bring...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 01, 2014

The biggest challenge facing the heavy equipment industry is the lack of qualified workers in any skill area. The problem ...

Georgia high school students get a day of hands-on experience at Albany Tech’s construction career day

Georgia high school students get a day of hands-on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 26, 2014

High school students in Albany, Georgia got to spend a full day getting acquainted with the construction industry and the ...

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