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Workforce - Part 2
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Road and bridge jobs fall for first March in 5 years; construction adds 17k workers in April
March saw the first decline in road and bridge construction employment in five years, according to the American Road ...
Streak of construction employment gains snapped in March with loss of 15,000 jobs
The U.S. construction industry lost 15,000 jobs in March, snapping a seven-month-long streak of employment gains. The industry's employment total ...
AEM leads new effort to increase high school courses tied to equipment industry
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) ag sector board is leading a new effort to increase the number of ...
Amid growing worker shortage, ARA, TechForce team up to inspire students to pursue equipment technician careers
To encourage young people to pursue trade and technical careers that are necessary to support the equipment rental industry, ...
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DeSilva Gates Construction locates their assets and big savings
In searching for their assets, a construction company uncovers big savings When you've been in business for more than 80…
Construction sees largest jobs gain in 11 years in Feb.
The U.S. construction industry added 62,000 jobs in February, the single largest monthly addition of jobs the industry has ...
Construction adds 36,000 jobs in Jan.; 2017 spending up 2.6%
The U.S. construction industry began 2018 with a bang, adding 36,000 jobs in January. Total industry employment increased for the ...
AGC Charities presents $195,000 in Hurricane Harvey aid to construction workers
Eighty-three construction workers who suffered damage to their homes from Hurricane Harvey got a $2,350 surprise. Each received a check ...
N.H. college creates construction safety sciences degree
In the fall of this year, Keene State College in New Hampshire will begin offering a new construction safety ...
ABC survey: Fla. contractors have open positions, few takers
The Associated Builders and Contractors' 3Q survey shows the double whammy of a booming market and Hurricane Irma clean-up ...
Amid shortage of skilled laborers, Nev. contractors build operator training facility with high-tech simulators
Virtual-reality simulations will be the centerpiece of a new education and training facility that’s intended to provide a pipeline ...
Construction adds 30k jobs in December, 210k for 2017
The U.S. construction industry saw employment increase by 3.1 percent during 2017, according to preliminary data from the Labor ...
New Crane Industry Services evaluation identifies operator strengths, weaknesses
Crane Industry Services (CIS) has introduced its Qualified Crane Operator Evaluations (QCOE) process, which it says identifies "specific operator ...
MnDOT creates interactive map to link contractors with small businesses and diverse workers
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is inviting contractors to use a newly created digital mapping system to find approved ...
Construction industry unites to launch Go Build America, a nationwide workforce initiative
Across the nation, employers need more than a million workers to meet construction industry demand – but the work ...
Contractors expect growth in 2018 – along with worsening labor shortage
Anticipating that the economy will be better than last year for the industry, a majority of construction firms plan to ...
Construction jobs reach 10-year high, yet contractors face increasing challenges filling openings
Construction employers added 24,000 jobs in November and 184,000 over the year – yet the need remains high ...
Illinois Tollway approved nearly $936.5 million in contracts in 2017
The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors approved five construction contracts and three professional engineering service contracts totaling nearly $20.2 ...
Needing more construction workers, Illinois Tollway seeks vendor for new training, hiring program
The Illinois Tollway is creating a workforce development initiative to train and place disadvantaged workers in roadway and transportation-related ...
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How contractors can get disaster cleanup work in the Hurricane Florence recovery efforts
VIDEO: Operator gets loader buried in pile, has to seesaw machine free
Inside Smart Construction: Komatsu’s tech consultation service seeks to level playing field for the company and its customers
Diesel technician shortage most impacts those who are ‘part of the problem’
With drones, 3D modeling services and Propeller partnership, Komatsu Smart Construction is digitizing the jobsite
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