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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 ...

Construction worker dies after fall down flight of stairs in Georgia

Construction worker dies after fall down flight of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 26, 2014

An accident earlier this week in Roswell, Georgia shows how construction workers must remain vigilant about safety even when they're ...

Construction worker calls in fake bomb threat to Coast Guard to get off work early

Construction worker calls in fake bomb threat to Coast...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 17, 2014

A construction worker in Corpus Christi, Texas, is facing up to 10 years in federal prison and a fine of ...

3 tips for boosting employee relations at your construction company

3 tips for boosting employee relations at your...

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 17, 2014

For construction company owners and supervisors, managing a team can be tricky. Often there’s a distinct separation between “in the ...

Construction worker shot multiple times after altercation with coworker in Georgia

Construction worker shot multiple times after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 12, 2014

Another jobsite altercation between coworkers erupted into a shooting, this time in Valdosta, Georgia. According to a report from WFXI TV, ...

BuildColorado.com matches contractors with skilled workers, recruits new workers to construction

BuildColorado.com matches contractors with skilled...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 11, 2014

A new website has launched that seeks to both find and train up new workers for Colorado's construction industry as ...

Is construction “dead in the water”? Greenspan comment highlights industry’s mixed feelings about recovery

Is construction “dead in the water”?...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 10, 2014

Despite many positives in the industry right now, Alan Greenspan is pointing a finger of blame in construction's direction. According to ...

Tesla gigafactory will create 3,000 construction jobs in Nevada

Tesla gigafactory will create 3,000 construction jobs...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 10, 2014

Tesla, the successful and growing American electric car company, has tapped Reno, Nevada as the site of its massive $5 ...

Construction foreman killed after being run over by motor grader in Michigan

Construction foreman killed after being run over by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 09, 2014

A longtime veteran of the construction industry was killed Monday morning in a road construction accident. According to a report from ...

A Kansas tech school began recruiting diesel mechanics like college athletes and now they have a waiting list

A Kansas tech school began recruiting diesel mechanics...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 08, 2014

Recruiting diesel technology students hasn’t been a challenge for Washburn Institute of Technology, based in Topeka, Kansas. “If I could get ...

Construction industry extends employment streak, adds 20,000 jobs in August

Construction industry extends employment streak, adds...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 05, 2014

The U.S. construction industry extended its streak of job gains in August, adding 20,000 workers. It was the eighth-straight month of ...

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