Tag: labor shortages

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AGC: Labor issues still lingering

December 6, 2023By and

The Associated General Contractors of America’s Ken Simonson shares his thoughts on the current state of industry employment.

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BMC talks acquisitions, infrastructure bill and more

October 18, 2023By and

BMC Enterpises’ Nathan McKean discusses the company’s recent acquisitions and the overall M&A environment, as well as what’s to be expected in the aggregate industry in the coming months.

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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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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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How producers are prioritizing jobsite safety today

April 28, 2023By

Aggregate producers detail their approaches to safety and health and how they create cultures that send employees home the way they arrived each day.

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Taking advantage of new aggregate technology (Part 1)

April 24, 2023By

As more tech makes its way into the industry, producers grapple with how to best manage the data at their fingertips.

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Contractors remain cautiously optimistic in 2023

February 20, 2023By

Contractors are upbeat about public funding in 2023, but ongoing labor shortages are still causing concern. Read what economists and contractors expect in the months ahead.

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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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