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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, ...

Tampa group training women to fill construction industry’s labor shortage

Tampa group training women to fill construction...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Dec 04, 2015

The stereotype that the construction industry is not suited for women is hard to squash, but Women Building Futures is ...

You probably pay your operators more than the Navy pays SEALs. So why don’t you get more out of them?

You probably pay your operators more than the Navy pays...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 26, 2015

In a recent conversation with a group of contractors the subject of operator pay came up. As is typical, the ...

Worker survives being impaled through chest by rebar

Worker survives being impaled through chest by rebar

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 25, 2015

  The witnesses and others who helped save Casey Zawojski's life after a terrifying accident on a Florida jobsite are crediting ...

Worker crushed, killed in Las Vegas trenching accident

Worker crushed, killed in Las Vegas trenching accident

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 13, 2015

A construction worker was killed in a trenching accident involving a piece of equipment late last month. According to a report ...

Construction worker thwarts knife attack on University of California campus

Construction worker thwarts knife attack on University...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Nov 10, 2015

A construction worker is being hailed as a hero in the wake of a knife attack last week that could ...

Construction adds 31,000 jobs in October

Construction adds 31,000 jobs in October

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 09, 2015

After four months of relatively small employment gains, the U.S. construction industry had a big October, adding 31,000 jobs to ...

Construction deaths up 10% in preliminary 2014 report; total leads all industries

Construction deaths up 10% in preliminary 2014 report;...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 02, 2015

Nearly 4,700 people were killed on the job in 2014, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, ...

Iowa high school shop class tasks students with designing, building a sim home

Iowa high school shop class tasks students with...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Oct 16, 2015

Students in a Sioux City, Iowa, shop class are learning more than just the traditional woodworking techniques most high schoolers ...

Crane Industry Services brings custom training courses to West Georgia Technical College

Crane Industry Services brings custom training courses...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 12, 2015

Hoping to boost the number of skilled trade workers in Georgia, Crane Industry Services, an Atlanta-bassed crane operator and rigger ...

Caterpillar to shutter global mining HQ, move jobs to South Milwaukee

Caterpillar to shutter global mining HQ, move jobs to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 09, 2015

Just weeks after Caterpillar announced a massive cost reduction plan and the departure of its top mining executive, the equipment manufacturer has ...

Construction adds 8,000 jobs in September

Construction adds 8,000 jobs in September

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 07, 2015

September brought another positive month to the U.S. construction workforce with an addition of 8,000 jobs. The industry now employs 6.396 ...

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