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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 ...

Just about every type of skilled construction profession got a raise last year

Just about every type of skilled construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 12, 2015

Wages for skilled construction workers are up nearly across the board, according to the latest wage survey from the National Center ...

Transportation sector loses 8,600 jobs in January

Transportation sector loses 8,600 jobs in January

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 10, 2015

Although the U.S. economy as a whole beat employment expectations, the transportation sector lost 8,600 jobs in January, according to ...

Construction adds 39,000 jobs in January

Construction adds 39,000 jobs in January

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 09, 2015

U.S. construction firms added 39,000 workers during January though the industry's unemployment rate rose for a third consecutive month. The industry now ...

Apple’s new $2 billion Arizona data HQ to create 500 construction jobs

Apple’s new $2 billion Arizona data HQ to create...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 05, 2015

Valued at around $700 billion and fresh off one of the company's most successful quarters in its history, Apple isn't ...

ACPA launches WikiPave resource site, adds 2 web courses to training site

ACPA launches WikiPave resource site, adds 2 web...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 04, 2015

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has created a Wiki for information about the concrete pavement association—WikiPave. The association announced the launch ...

Construction workers win $5 million, $100k from lotto, but won’t quit their day jobs

Construction workers win $5 million, $100k from lotto,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 04, 2015

Two construction workers recently hit pay dirt, winning big lottery prizes within just days of each other. According to a report ...

American Concrete Institute launches ACI University; online hub offers anywhere access to educational programs

American Concrete Institute launches ACI University;...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 03, 2015

Seeking to simplify access to the wealth of educational resources it offers for contractors and workers, the American Concrete Institute ...

New AGC of Washington president places emphasis on attracting younger members

New AGC of Washington president places emphasis on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 02, 2015

As the newly elected president of Associated General Contractors of Washington, Gary Smith, a 40-year construction industry veteran and president ...

How a heavy equipment operator, mother of two went from no driver’s license to running her own construction crew (VIDEO)

How a heavy equipment operator, mother of two went from...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 29, 2015

“What am I doing here?” That was Patricia Hook’s first question when she arrived at J. Pettiecord two years ago. The ...

John Deere cuts 910 ag factory workers, adds 220 to construction equipment facilities

John Deere cuts 910 ag factory workers, adds 220 to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 23, 2015

John Deere announced today that it would layoff 910 employees across five agricultural equipment factories in Iowa and Illinois as the ...

Four red flags you’re ruining your construction crew’s productivity

Four red flags you’re ruining your construction...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 23, 2015

  "The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, ...

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