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Heavy equipment dealers: trade skills gap costs industry $2.4 billion a year
Construction equipment dealers are reporting significant shortages in getting skilled help, a lack that is directly impacting their bottom line, ...
Construction workers uncover 300-year-old ship along Potomac River near D.C.
A construction site in Virginia has led to the discovery of not one, but two major pre-Revolutionary War archaeological finds. According ...
Aging U.S. workforce carries both benefits and liabilities for construction companies
Many factors have caused older workers to remain on the job longer and the trend is only expected to increase. ...
Construction worker’s $2 million Powerball prize a fortunate accident
A New Mexico construction worker says he nearly walked away from the ticket that has made him $2 million richer ...
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Contractors tell AGC worker shortage remains their top concern despite half having already increased base pay
As we reported yesterday, a majority of construction firms in the U.S. are optimistic about 2016 volumes and plan to ...
Nearly 2/3 of U.S contractors plan to hire in 2016 due to optimism in several markets, AGC study finds
The vast majority of U.S. contractors have voiced a positive outlook for 2016 and are expecting to hire more workers ...
Construction adds 45,000 jobs in December to finish 2015 up 4%
Finishing 2015 with a ninth-consecutive month of employment gains, the U.S. construction industry added 45,000 employees to its workforce in ...
Houston construction crew robbed at gunpoint twice in one week
A construction crew in Houston recently told KHOU TV that they "feared for their lives," after being robbed at gunpoint ...
Safety Week Lesson 1: RFID card reader prevents unauthorized machine access
Tim Truex, midsize equipment and electrical manager for Kokosing Construction wanted a way to prevent unauthorized operators from starting equipment, ...
Worker loses his mind, fires nail gun, slashes tires in jobsite altercation with co-worker
A confrontation between two construction workers on a Hawaii jobsite last month proves that not everything on the Big Island ...
INDOT workers rescue elderly couple and pets after dump truck mangles minivan
An Indiana Department of Transportation road crew is being celebrated for its heroic actions after they helped save an elderly couple, as ...
Vermeer launches HDD Circuit training program to meet demand for skilled drill operators
A shortage of skilled drill operators is not something Vermeer is taking lying down. Following the announcement of a partnership with ...
Contractors mulling lawsuit against city of New Orleans over local-hiring ordinance
City officials in New Orleans are contending with the ire of both supporters and opponents of a new law in ...
Construction adds 46,000 jobs in November
Despite the onset of colder months, construction job numbers are only heating up. Following the addition of 34,000 jobs in October, ...
Tampa group training women to fill construction industry’s labor shortage
The stereotype that the construction industry is not suited for women is hard to squash, but Women Building Futures is ...
You probably pay your operators more than the Navy pays SEALs. So why don’t you get more out of them?
In a recent conversation with a group of contractors the subject of operator pay came up. As is typical, the ...
Worker survives being impaled through chest by rebar
The witnesses and others who helped save Casey Zawojski's life after a terrifying accident on a Florida jobsite are crediting ...
VIDEO: Massive scaffolding collapse injures 6 workers in Houston
Much less catastrophic scaffolding collapses than the one captured in the footage below have proven deadly. And yet the workers ...
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Toyota unveils 2018 Tundra TRD Pro Sport signaling refresh for entire ...
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PHOTOS: The heavy equipment of ConExpo 2017’s North Hall, Silver and ...
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