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Hire a teacher for the summer

Posted by Tom Jackson on July 07, 2009

Sundt Construction in Tuscon, Arizona has started a summer internship to employ local teachers and show them what it's like to ...

Side by Side: Manual vs. automatic truck transmissions

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 28, 2009

In vocational trucks, automatic transmissions offer numerous benefits and are gaining in market share against manual transmissions. To find out ...

Granite sponsors career fairs

Posted by Tom Jackson on April 28, 2009

Sure we're in the middle of a recession with 20 percent unemployment in the construction trades. That's still no excuse ...

Kokosing recruiting workers in anticipation of stimulus...

Posted by Tom Jackson on January 15, 2009

One of the biggest drags on the coming infrastructure stimulus package being proposed by President-Elect Obama will be the lack ...

Diversity program nets 1,400 new construction workers

Posted by Tom Jackson on January 15, 2009

A two-year program aimed at recruiting and training minorities for construction jobs in Los Angeles has resulted in the placement ...

Contractor of the Year Finalist: Tim Filiatreau, Filcon...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on December 14, 2008

Tim Filiatreau's farming background made going into construction a natural progression. He liked the outdoor nature of the work - ...

On Record: Add yourself to the mix

Posted by Equipment World Staff on October 09, 2008

As part of our research into this month's special report on workforce development, we surveyed selected readers on their practices ...

Cover Story/Special Report: Attracting the people you...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on October 08, 2008

Sure, the general economic downturn - particularly housing's depths - has dealt a hit to construction jobs. But even though ...

First Word: Get to know Generation Y

Posted by Equipment World Staff on June 11, 2008

With baby boomers in construction retiring earlier than those in other professions, the urgency of attracting young workers to our ...

Final Word: The myths of the operator shortage

Posted by Equipment World Staff on January 31, 2008

In surveys contractors repeatedly cite the shortage of operators as their number one problem. But the reason it's a problem ...

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