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Tag: labor shortages

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Producers, manufacturers discuss industry challenges

February 1, 2023By

Those who attended the 2023 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference reflect on the impacts of inflation, regulation and workforce shortages.

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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: More good growth for commercial, institutional projects

December 7, 2022By

Dodge Construction Network says the commercial and institutional components of its Dodge Momentum Index rose in November.

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Some producers are turning to overland conveyors to minimize their hauling operations. Photo: P&Q Staff

Producers turning to tech as solution to labor shortage

December 6, 2022By

Kemper Equipment’s Greg Donecker offers an industry reflection for 2022 while outlining trends that emerged over the past 12 months.

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ABC: Construction job openings down in October

November 30, 2022By

The Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) says construction job openings dropped by 52,000 positions in October and 21,000 positions from a year ago.

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P&Q Profile: Screen Machine’s Billy Stump II

September 26, 2022By

Billy Stump II, director of national sales at Screen Machine Industries, paid P&Q a visit to share his latest aggregate industry observations.

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Mobile crushers offer short planning and installation time, reduced in-pit transport costs and added on-site flexibility, according to Wirtgen Group’s Evan Haddix. Photo: kozmoat98/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Exploring applicant-tracking systems, cross-training and more

August 24, 2022By

In his latest column, Pit & Quarry’s Kevin Yanik discusses systems that track job applications across companies and the idea of cross-training employees.

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Former House speaker explores the workforce challenge

July 6, 2022By and

During a Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference visit last month, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich discussed the workforce and the variety of obstacles creating problems for employers in dire need of people.

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Gallery: More sights from the 2022 Pit & Quarry Roundtable

July 6, 2022By

Check out some additional photos from the Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference that took place last month at Chateau Elan in Braselton, Georgia.

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