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Caltrans partners with Cal State Long Beach on training and certification program
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) have introduced a joint training and ...
Construction adds 16,000 jobs in June
The U.S. construction industry added 16,000 jobs in June, according to preliminary data from the Labor Department. The industry now employs ...
Mississippi DOT announces 2017 Equipment Roadeo winners
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently held its statewide Equipment Operators Roadeo in Jackson that featured competitors from ...
Trump’s infrastructure plan outline touts permitting reform, private investment, workforce training
Brief details of President Donald Trump’s plan for improving the country’s infrastructure were made available June 8, with emphasis ...
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Highway and bridge construction jobs reach 10-year high
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) says workers employed by highway, street and bridge contractors grew 2.8 ...
Construction adds 11,000 jobs in May; unemployment falls again
The U.S. construction industry added 11,000 jobs in May, according to preliminary data from the Labor Department. The industry now employs ...
Construction adds 5,000 jobs in April
The U.S. construction industry extended its streak of job gains to eight months with a small increase of 5,000 ...
Holt Cat donates $100,000 to SA Works for workforce development
Holt Cat’s philanthropy arm, Holt Foundation, has donated $100,000 to workforce development agency SA Works to help develop learning programs ...
Komatsu, NCDOT team up to give students first-hand look at construction jobs at Extreme Sandbox
Thanks to a grant from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Fund, 40 Warren County High School students ...
NCDOT, Women’s Transportation Seminar host Introduce a Girl to Engineering
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the Women’s Transportation Seminar recently hosted the annual Introduce a Girl ...
ARTBA Labor Report: February highway and bridge contractor employment grew 8.2% in February
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) says workers employed by highway, street and bridge contractors grew 8.2 ...
Construction adds 6,000 jobs in March
Though the increase wasn't as substantial as the two months that preceded it, the U.S. construction industry notched a seventh ...
Construction sees largest monthly jobs increase in nearly a decade; home starts up 3%
The U.S. construction industry added 58,000 jobs in February, according to preliminary data from the Labor Department. Monthly jobs figures can ...
Hard Hat High: How substance abuse endangers construction workers, hurts recruiting and threatens your bottom line (PART 1)
Editor's Note: This is the first in a two-part series. To read part two, click here. Part 1: The scope ...
NAWIC to celebrate Women in Construction Week March 5-11
The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) will celebrate Women in Construction (WIC) Week March 5-11, 2017. "NAWIC has enhanced ...
Komatsu treats college students to day in the life of a construction worker/miner
Komatsu recently hosted more than 30 students from Chattahoochee Technical College, Reinhardt University, and Kennesaw State University at its Cartersville, Ga., ...
Construction adds 36,000 jobs; home starts end 2016 on strength of multi-family units
The latest data from the federal government indicate increases in both construction employment and the start of construction on new ...
Though optimistic about 2017 demand, more U.S. contractors hobbled by skilled labor shortage
The latest construction hiring outlook from the Associated General Contractors of America contains both good news and bad. While ...
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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
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