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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 ...
FIU professor says Florida’s worker shortage is temporary due to likelihood of wage increases
Like their peers across the U.S., contractors in Florida are facing a shortage of skilled workers, as a report from ...
Six-week Massachusetts construction crash course prepares low income, minority workers for the industry
As the U.S. construction industry continues to explore ways to battle the current skilled worker shortage, a training program ...
Get certified: ConExpo-Con/Agg education sessions to offer AEMP, NCCCO programs
Looking to get the most out of the show? Taking advantage of the education sessions is a good start, ...
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Milwaukee County dedicates $400,000 to construction, trades training
Using money from real estate sales, Milwaukee County recently provided a lot of help in the funding of a ...
Construction companies join forces, commit to hiring more than 100,000 veterans
More than 100 construction companies have joined forces in committing to hiring more than 100,000 veterans over the next ...
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 worker the only profession to increase rate of home ownership following the recession
Despite likely being the hardest hit profession by the one-two punch of the bursting housing bubble and the ensuing ...
Worker retention tip no. 2: Craft your environment
You hear a lot about workplace culture now, but that’s a difficult facet of your business to manage. Focusing ...
3 things contractors can do to keep valuable workers on staff during the skilled worker shortage
The skilled worker shortage has been looming over the construction industry, and the Associated General Contractors’ 2014 outlook shows ...
Worker retention tip no. 3: Be aggressive about apprenticeship
Get the word out to potential employees. Apprenticeship programs are a great way to bring someone on board at ...
San Antonio AGC president says he plans to “double down” on solving skilled worker shortage
During a banquet Tuesday, the newly-installed 2014 president of the Assocaited General Contractors of America's San Antonio chapter said ...
Hire a Hero begins staffing effort to create path to construction, trade jobs for veterans
Hire a Hero, a program designed to transition former U.S. soldiers to the civilian workforce, has not been enough ...
Burglars pose as construction workers to steal safe from California home
Police in a city near San Francisco are on the hunt for a group of men they say posed ...
Construction adds 17k jobs in November amid strong U.S. jobs report
The U.S. construction industry added 17,000 jobs in November, marking the sixth consecutive month of gains. A total of 5.851 ...
Slumping productivity, political football drive down Q4 Nonresidential Construction Index
For the first time in five months, two of which brought its highest marks ever, FMI's Nonresidential Construction Index ...
Survey says more than half of construction companies affected by skilled worker shortage, details how they’re coping
At this point, it would be quicker to list the number of cities that haven't reported construction projects being ...
With big jump in employment, Boston construction industry booming once more
After seeing Greater Boston construction jobs fall by 20 percent during the recession, things are finally looking up again ...
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Stress tests were underway when Miami bridge collapsed during accelerated construction
Engineering firm responds to questions after deadly Miami bridge collapse
Volvo unveils new VNX Series trucks designed for heaviest of heavy-haul duties
Engineer reported but ‘not concerned’ about cracking in Miami bridge before deadly collapse; no road closure for stress testing also at issue
Ford teases new off-road and electric SUVs, hybrid pickup in truck-heavy preview of product line revamp
22 tons tip over on a tiny jack
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