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Construction adds 28,000 jobs in January
The U.S. construction industry continued its streak of employment gains in January, adding 28,000 jobs. The industry now employs 6.615 million ...
AI, robotics expected to claim nearly 500,000 construction jobs by 2020
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
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
Construction equipment dealers are reporting significant shortages in getting skilled help, a lack that is directly impacting their bottom line, ...
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Contractors tell AGC worker shortage remains their top concern despite half having already increased base pay
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
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%
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
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
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
An investigative report from the New York Times has found that the number of construction workers killed on the job in ...
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VIDEO: Tracked drilling rig tips onto rear end in longest rollover trailering accident ever
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories up
Crane collapses atop Tappan Zee Bridge, shutting down traffic and injuring 5
Ram says Ford Super Duty's claim to towing throne isn't fair
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Construction firm’s in-house machine control software the first step toward automated ...
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