Tag: construction workforce

Companies are using tracking solutions to map the location of trucks in real time, as well as telematics devices to monitor truck performance parameters such as engine speed and coolant temperature. Photo: P&Q Staff

How automation, digitalization can alleviate worker shortages

October 9, 2023By

Command Alkon’s Karli Langner explains how to get the most out of the workers you already have by utilizing technology.

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Construction job openings down, labor scarcity remains

August 29, 2023By

Anirban Basu, chief economist at the Associated Builders & Contractors, anticipates labor scarcity to a headwind in 2023, despite job openings going down.

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The latest unemployment, employment rates from ABC

August 7, 2023By

The Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) looks at June’s construction unemployment data and July’s construction employment numbers.

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ABC: Nonresidential spending up, job openings down

August 1, 2023By

Spending on nonresidential construction was up in June, while job openings were down according to Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC).

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ABC: Construction employment up, nonresidential spending down

July 10, 2023By

The construction industry added 23,000 jobs in June, according to the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC). ABC also notes that nonresidential construction spending was down 0.2 percent in May.

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Report: Construction job openings up once again

April 6, 2023By

The Associated Builders & Contractors reports that construction job openings jumped from 129,000 between January and February.

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Addressing workforce woes

December 14, 2022By and

As the industry searches for skilled workers, Dodge Construction Network’s Richard Branch says there are things the companies can do to attract more employees.

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Report: Construction employment up in most metro areas

October 3, 2022By

The Associated General Contractors of America says construction employment was up in 69 percent of metros in August versus a year earlier.

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AGC: Construction employment up in August

September 22, 2022By

Illinois, Arizona and Georgia were among the states that added the most jobs in the month, while Minnesota, California and Missouri lost the most in August.

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