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Concrete workers save 2 children from burning home in Iowa

Concrete workers save 2 children from burning home in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 08, 2015

After seeing signs of fire at a home near their Iowa jobsite, two concrete workers braved the blaze Monday afternoon to ...

Construction employment fell in March, snapping a 14-month streak of job gains

Construction employment fell in March, snapping a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 03, 2015

For the first time since December 2013, U.S. construction industry employment has fallen. According to preliminary data from the Labor Department, ...

Ohio DOT uses “work zone simulation room” to show drivers the dangers of road construction

Ohio DOT uses “work zone simulation room”...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2015

Construction can be a dangerous job and when you throw in people in a hurry driving alongside you, it becomes ...

Construction worker killed in senseless Connecticut jobsite shooting

Construction worker killed in senseless Connecticut...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 30, 2015

Another shooting has claimed the life of a construction worker while on the job, this time in Connecticut. According to a ...

Construction worker arrested after attacking co-worker with forklift in Texas

Construction worker arrested after attacking co-worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2015

A worker on a Texas jobite was fortunate to have survived an attack last week after an apparent disagreement led ...

If construction wants to tap the millennial workforce, industry must abandon tribal knowledge for Web reference

If construction wants to tap the millennial workforce,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 25, 2015

Last week while attending the Association of Equipment Management Professionals Management Conference and Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, I heard a ...

Women in Concrete Forum to address diversity, sustainability

Women in Concrete Forum to address diversity,...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 24, 2015

The International Concrete Sustainability Conference, scheduled for May 11 through 13 in Miami, will open with the second Women in ...

BuildOurNebraska.com launches to address state’s worker shortage issues

BuildOurNebraska.com launches to address state’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 24, 2015

With more workers aging out of the industry than it is currently bringing in, construction professionals in Nebraska are seeing ...

Construction expected to near pre-recession employment highs by 2022

Construction expected to near pre-recession employment...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 17, 2015

Construction employment will likely grow by 29 percent between 2012 and 2022, according to a report by the CPWR Data ...

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 ...

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