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Construction workers befriend homesick 4-year-old, make him part of the crew

Construction workers befriend homesick 4-year-old, make...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 29, 2015

How would you feel about a 4 year old telling you to “Get back to work?” A construction crew in ...

UK paper, industry training board to honor unsung heroes of construction

UK paper, industry training board to honor unsung...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 27, 2015

A UK-based tabloid newspaper is helping to showcase the construction industry in a positive way. The Daily Mirror is joining ...

SSAB University Challenge encourages students to develop innovative applications for high-strength steel

SSAB University Challenge encourages students to...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 15, 2015

SSAB, a Nordic and U.S.-based steel company, invites students to participate in their University Challenge contest, held in conjunction with ...

Worker shortage delays major highway expansion project in Austin

Worker shortage delays major highway expansion project...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 15, 2015

Austin is the latest city in the U.S where contractors are concerned over the shortage of skilled construction workers. According to a ...

Alabama’s new building permit fee will fund statewide construction education and training

Alabama’s new building permit fee will fund...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 07, 2015

Though the construction industry's rebound is in full effect with spending at a nearly 7-year high and jobs at a ...

Construction jobs flat in June; unemployment drops

Construction jobs flat in June; unemployment drops

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 03, 2015

Following two months of gains, the U.S. construction industry saw no job losses or gains in June. According to preliminary data from ...

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime to additional 5 million workers

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

In an op-ed published by the Huffington Post, President Obama revealed his administration's plan to raise the wages of millions of ...

Nashville may soon require contractors to hire significantly more local workers on metro projects

Nashville may soon require contractors to hire...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2015

An amendment that will be presented to Nashville voters in August is drawing the ire of some members of the ...

Go Build Tennessee program will work to attract students to construction

Go Build Tennessee program will work to attract...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 12, 2015

The Tennessee construction industry is in dire need of new blood, and in an effort to attract younger people to ...

Construction adds 17,000 jobs in May; unemployment drops again

Construction adds 17,000 jobs in May; unemployment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2015

The U.S. construction industry established for itself another streak in jobs gains during May, adding 17,000 jobs for the month. According to preliminary data ...

St. Louis construction firms help establish $10 million Contractors Loan Fund for minority- and women-owned businesses

St. Louis construction firms help establish $10 million...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2015

Aiming to boost the number of construction companies owned by minorities and women in the St. Louis area, a group ...

Indiana bridge builder among finalists for Carhartt’s Tough Crew Contest

Indiana bridge builder among finalists for Carhartt’s...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 04, 2015

The Cintas and Carhartt Tough Crew Contest has closed its nomination period for nominees, and a bridge builder and his ...

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