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Arizona DOT partners with college on Highway Construction Pre-Apprenticeship certification

Arizona DOT partners with college on Highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 17, 2015

The Arizona Department of Transportation is partnering with Gateway Community College to offer a Highway Construction Pre-Apprenticeship certification program beginning ...

Skull found on Louisville construction site sparks search for more remains

Skull found on Louisville construction site sparks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 16, 2015

Work has slowed on a Louisville, Kentucky, jobsite where construction workers recently gained a bit more company as police and volunteers are ...

Skilled worker shortage in Omaha problematic for several major construction projects, delaying smaller ones

Skilled worker shortage in Omaha problematic for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 10, 2015

The Omaha area is in the midst of a major construction boom that its local workforce simply isn't equipped to ...

Construction adds 29,000 jobs in February

Construction adds 29,000 jobs in February

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 06, 2015

U.S construction firms added 29,000 workers to their payrolls in February, extending the industry's streak of employment gains to 14 ...

USDOT launches local hiring pilot program

USDOT launches local hiring pilot program

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 05, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation is introducing a one-year pilot program through the Federal Highway Administration that allows local hiring ...

Legislation to recalculate prevailing construction wage passes in West Virginia

Legislation to recalculate prevailing construction wage...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 02, 2015

While Indiana appears to be on the way to repealing its common construction wage entirely, lawmakers in West Virginia have ...

Fahrner Asphalt, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce team up to offer road construction training in Wisconsin

Fahrner Asphalt, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce team up...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 02, 2015

Fahrner Asphalt Sealers and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin (HCCW) have partnered to offer road construction and repair job training, ...

Construction workers’ butt-dial to boss rats them out for jobsite burglary

Construction workers’ butt-dial to boss rats them...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2015

Two construction workers in Key West, Florida, have been arrested and charged with felony grand theft after stealing thousands of ...

Indiana House votes to repeal state’s common construction wage

Indiana House votes to repeal state’s common...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2015

The Indiana House of Representatives has passed a bill that would repeal a state law that sets baseline wages for ...

Career night aims at signing up more Cleveland-area women for construction apprenticeships

Career night aims at signing up more Cleveland-area...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 23, 2015

With the area's number of women working in construction and the the trades dead even with the national average of ...

Crane operator killed by falling steel beam in Oregon

Crane operator killed by falling steel beam in Oregon

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 20, 2015

A crane operator in Portland, Oregon, was killed earlier this week when a steel beam fell on top of his machine's cab. According ...

Construction worker shot and killed in Houston jobsite robbery

Construction worker shot and killed in Houston jobsite...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 19, 2015

Another construction jobsite robbery in Houston erupted in gunfire Tuesday, this time ending with the death of a worker. According to a ...

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