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Trump to nominate fast food exec Puzder as Labor Secretary
President-elect Donald Trump continues to choose cabinet members for his administration and recently announced plans to nominate Andrew Puzder, 66, ...
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 ...
Construction deaths up 10% in preliminary 2014 report; total leads all industries
Nearly 4,700 people were killed on the job in 2014, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor ...
Majority of skilled construction workers who lost jobs in wake of the recession have been rehired, but many are being paid less
As the U.S. construction industry faces a shortage of skilled labor, a new government study finds that the majority ...
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Construction workers are 22% more likely to die on Texas jobsites
Over the weekend, the Dallas Morning News released a bombshell of a report on workplace deaths in Texas as compared ...
Divergence of construction spending and employment could point to “fundamental change” in the industry
Recently, the folks at Business Insider put together a nicely done and comprehensive article on the skilled labor shortage ...
Construction adds 15,000 jobs in February, unemployment rises for third straight month
The U.S. construction industry added 15,000 jobs in February, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ...
Construction adds 48k jobs in January for highest gain in nearly 7 years, but unemployment rate jumps again
The U.S. construction industry added 48,000 jobs in January, posting its highest employment gain since before the start of ...
Construction industry loses 16k jobs in December, unemployment rate jumps
Diverging greatly from hopeful reports that came earlier in the week, the U.S. construction industry lost 16,000 jobs in ...
No housing, construction jobs or spending reports until government shutdown is over
Though we had a ton of news coming in to the site last week thanks to the big ICUEE ...
The construction industry now accounts for the most U.S. workplace deaths thanks to a 5% increase in 2012
With 775 fatal injuries in 2012, private construction rose to the top of all U.S. industries in the number ...
Construction adds 13k jobs in June, unemployment drops to 9.8%
U.S. construction added 13,000 jobs in June, giving the industry its highest employment total in nearly four years. The total ...
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Cat unveils 3 20-ton Next Gen excavators: ‘Platform for the future’ boasts new hydraulic tech, remote start from phone app
3 contractors, 2 VDOT employees plead guilty to snowplow bribery
Nortrax sells seven South Florida Deere dealerships
VIDEO: Time-lapse condenses four years of construction on N.Y.’s new Cuomo Bridge
Tesla unveils electric semi: 500 mile range, ‘racecar’ cab, and ‘impossible to jackknife’
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Cat unveils its first UTVs with gas and diesel models coming Summer 2018
by Joy Powell
Volvo CE intros EC27D excavator: Short-swing size with more power
by Wayne Grayson
Motor grader operation remains a skill earned through training, despite advance of machine control
by Staff Report
Cat intros PM820, PM822, PM825 cold planers with grade control integration
by Wayne Grayson
Chevy unveils 2018 Silverado High Performance, a Corvette-inspired sport truck
by Jason Cannon
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