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Shortage of skilled construction workers delays completion of Iowa biofuel plant
An Iowa biofuel plant is the latest major construction project to fall victim to the widespread shortage of skilled ...
BuildOhio.org connects skilled workers to hiring firms, students to industry training across state
Following the release of an Associated General Contractors of America survey in which 83 percent of U.S. contractors said they can't ...
Alabama backs dual enrollment for high school students to boost skilled workforce
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley recently detailed a plan he hopes will increase the number of skilled workers in the ...
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 ...
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Maryland shadow program works to draw high school students to construction training
Through the end of this month a vocational school in Fredrick, Maryland is offering students the opportunity to get ...
VIDEO: Advice from a master woodworker on the shortage of skilled craftsmen
If you're looking for a positive message to start off the year, something about character, craftsmanship, leadership and where ...
How Immigration reform could bring an end to construction’s skilled worker shortage
What's "step one" in ending the skilled worker shortage currently plaguing construction companies across the U.S.? If you ask ...
Report: Washington D.C. excludes successful construction-trades academy from “priority” career initiative funding
Despite a 90-percent graduation rate and a more-than 60-percent college-going rate, a Washington D.C. construction-trades academy was excluded from ...
3: Be Fair
Treating everyone fairly and treating everyone equally isn’t the same thing. If you treat everyone exactly the same, they’ll ...
2: Be Open and Honest
Although it’s your company, you should want your employees to be interested and invested in the well-being of the ...
1: Have the “Right” People
Attracting and retaining people isn’t enough. You have to hire and keep people who are a good fit for ...
3 culture-changing steps contractors can take to combat the skilled worker shortage
There’s been no shortage of attention lately to the skilled worker shortage. Although industry advocates like Mike Rowe have ...
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Stress tests were underway when Miami bridge collapsed during accelerated construction
Toyota enters construction truck segment with debut of Hino XL7, XL8
Komatsu-owned dealers part ways with Deere-owned Wirtgen products
Equipment Roundup: Chevy unveils new medium duty Silverados; Toyota enters construction truck market; How Komatsu KomVision cameras eliminate blind spots; Case intros 2 rollers; 3 new Cat rollers feature oscillation
International unveils MV Series trucks: eventual DuraStar successor brings Class 8 comforts
22 tons tip over on a tiny jack
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Chevy unveils Silverado 4500HD, 5500HD, surprise 6500HD in return to medium duty
by Jason Cannon
OSHA silica rules boost dust vac sales as contractors ‘tool up’ to comply
by Don McLoud
Colorado’s Solid Earth Civil Constructors named 2018 Contractor of the Year
by Tom Jackson
800-hp Yenko Silverado is one monster of a limited edition truck
by Equipment World Staff
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How to adjust CTL track tension (VIDEO)
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