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Contractors tell AGC worker shortage remains their top concern despite half having already increased base pay
As we reported yesterday, a majority of construction firms in the U.S. are optimistic about 2016 volumes and plan ...
Nearly 2/3 of U.S contractors plan to hire in 2016 due to optimism in several markets, AGC study finds
The vast majority of U.S. contractors have voiced a positive outlook for 2016 and are expecting to hire more ...
Construction adds 45,000 jobs in December to finish 2015 up 4%
Finishing 2015 with a ninth-consecutive month of employment gains, the U.S. construction industry added 45,000 employees to its workforce ...
Houston construction crew robbed at gunpoint twice in one week
A construction crew in Houston recently told KHOU TV that they "feared for their lives," after being robbed at ...
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Safety Week Lesson 1: RFID card reader prevents unauthorized machine access
Tim Truex, midsize equipment and electrical manager for Kokosing Construction wanted a way to prevent unauthorized operators from starting ...
Worker loses his mind, fires nail gun, slashes tires in jobsite altercation with co-worker
A confrontation between two construction workers on a Hawaii jobsite last month proves that not everything on the Big ...
INDOT workers rescue elderly couple and pets after dump truck mangles minivan
An Indiana Department of Transportation road crew is being celebrated for its heroic actions after they helped save an elderly couple, ...
Vermeer launches HDD Circuit training program to meet demand for skilled drill operators
A shortage of skilled drill operators is not something Vermeer is taking lying down. Following the announcement of a partnership ...
Contractors mulling lawsuit against city of New Orleans over local-hiring ordinance
City officials in New Orleans are contending with the ire of both supporters and opponents of a new law ...
Construction adds 46,000 jobs in November
Despite the onset of colder months, construction job numbers are only heating up. Following the addition of 34,000 jobs in ...
Tampa group training women to fill construction industry’s labor shortage
The stereotype that the construction industry is not suited for women is hard to squash, but Women Building Futures ...
You probably pay your operators more than the Navy pays SEALs. So why don’t you get more out of them?
In a recent conversation with a group of contractors the subject of operator pay came up. As is typical, ...
Worker survives being impaled through chest by rebar
The witnesses and others who helped save Casey Zawojski's life after a terrifying accident on a Florida jobsite are ...
VIDEO: Massive scaffolding collapse injures 6 workers in Houston
Much less catastrophic scaffolding collapses than the one captured in the footage below have proven deadly. And yet the ...
Construction worker thwarts knife attack on University of California campus
A construction worker is being hailed as a hero in the wake of a knife attack last week that ...
Construction adds 31,000 jobs in October
After four months of relatively small employment gains, the U.S. construction industry had a big October, adding 31,000 jobs ...
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 ...
Iowa high school shop class tasks students with designing, building a sim home
Students in a Sioux City, Iowa, shop class are learning more than just the traditional woodworking techniques most high ...
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