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Volvo CE’s 2015-2016 Road Institute to offer Density Direct training in addition to paving, maintenance (VIDEO)

Volvo CE’s 2015-2016 Road Institute to offer Density...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 06, 2015

Volvo Construction Equipment is offering 34 courses in 13 categories as part of its 2015-2016 Road Institute between September 2015 and ...

Indiana’s Road Construction Awareness Corp. holds 2nd annual motorcycle ride

Indiana’s Road Construction Awareness Corp. holds 2nd...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 04, 2015

The Road Construction Awareness Corp.’s (RCAC) second annual Road Construction Awareness Charity Ride brought together more than 300 motorcycle and hot ...

Construction worker and boy team up to rescue man from pit bull attack in Minnesota

Construction worker and boy team up to rescue man from...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Aug 03, 2015

A construction worker and a young boy jumped to action and played a part in saving a man’s life in ...

Guy who drove into construction site and hit a worker says he was only trying to help

Guy who drove into construction site and hit a worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 31, 2015

A disagreement between a construction crew and an enraged driver in Arkansas resulted in one worker clinging to the front ...

Construction workers befriend homesick 4-year-old, make him part of the crew

Construction workers befriend homesick 4-year-old, make...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 29, 2015

How would you feel about a 4 year old telling you to “Get back to work?” A construction crew in ...

UK paper, industry training board to honor unsung heroes of construction

UK paper, industry training board to honor unsung...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 27, 2015

A UK-based tabloid newspaper is helping to showcase the construction industry in a positive way. The Daily Mirror is joining ...

SSAB University Challenge encourages students to develop innovative applications for high-strength steel

SSAB University Challenge encourages students to...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 15, 2015

SSAB, a Nordic and U.S.-based steel company, invites students to participate in their University Challenge contest, held in conjunction with ...

Worker shortage delays major highway expansion project in Austin

Worker shortage delays major highway expansion project...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 15, 2015

Austin is the latest city in the U.S where contractors are concerned over the shortage of skilled construction workers. According to a ...

Alabama’s new building permit fee will fund statewide construction education and training

Alabama’s new building permit fee will fund...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 07, 2015

Though the construction industry's rebound is in full effect with spending at a nearly 7-year high and jobs at a ...

Construction jobs flat in June; unemployment drops

Construction jobs flat in June; unemployment drops

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 03, 2015

Following two months of gains, the U.S. construction industry saw no job losses or gains in June. According to preliminary data from ...

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime to additional 5 million workers

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

In an op-ed published by the Huffington Post, President Obama revealed his administration's plan to raise the wages of millions of ...

Nashville may soon require contractors to hire significantly more local workers on metro projects

Nashville may soon require contractors to hire...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2015

An amendment that will be presented to Nashville voters in August is drawing the ire of some members of the ...

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