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Construction job gains dip in April as unemployment drops 3 points
Though April's jobs gain was among the lowest of the U.S. construction's 13-month-long streak of staving off employment losses, the small increase ...
Construction adds 27,000 jobs in March
For 12 months now, the U.S. construction industry has not posted a loss in jobs. The industry added 27,000 jobs ...
Worker killed in 53-story fall from Los Angeles hotel under construction
A construction worker was killed last week in Los Angeles after suffering a fall from 53 stories. According to a ...
Construction adds 19,000 jobs in February
The U.S. construction industry continued a now 11-month-long streak of job gains in February with the addition of 19,000 ...
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Highway worker frees woman from vehicle overturned in icy Indiana creek
A highway worker in Indiana is being hailed a hero after he helped rescue a woman whose car overturned in a ...
Construction adds 28,000 jobs in January
The U.S. construction industry continued its streak of employment gains in January, adding 28,000 jobs. The industry now employs 6.615 ...
VIDEO: Carpenter’s twirling hammer tricks make us wish we had more free time
A worker and his hammer. Is there any relationship more pure? This video is a couple years old but just ...
SCE&G working with schools statewide to fill 1,000 construction positions for new reactors
South Carolina Energy & Gas (SCE&G) will hire 1,000 workers over the course of this year as part of ...
Heavy equipment dealers: trade skills gap costs industry $2.4 billion a year
Construction equipment dealers are reporting significant shortages in getting skilled help, a lack that is directly impacting their bottom ...
Construction workers uncover 300-year-old ship along Potomac River near D.C.
A construction site in Virginia has led to the discovery of not one, but two major pre-Revolutionary War archaeological ...
Aging U.S. workforce carries both benefits and liabilities for construction companies
Many factors have caused older workers to remain on the job longer and the trend is only expected to ...
Construction worker’s $2 million Powerball prize a fortunate accident
A New Mexico construction worker says he nearly walked away from the ticket that has made him $2 million ...
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 ...
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 ...
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Sewer authority coughs up $39K for forgotten rental dozer
Volvo enters rigid hauler market, unveils 4 new trucks with plans to sunset Terex Trucks models
Manitou unveils Gehl/Mustang V420/4200V as “world’s largest, most powerful” skid steers
Sweeping changes overtake heavy-duty truck market
Chevy sets all-new Silverado 4500, 5500 unveiling for March at the Work Truck Show
22 tons tip over on a tiny jack
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