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Second-Annual AEM Workforce Solutions Virtual Summit to Offer Research-Based Solutions for Development Employees of Tomorrow

As part of its ongoing efforts to inspire members and association partners in developing strategies to build a bigger, better workforce, AEM is offering its second-annual Workforce Solutions Summit. This one-day virtual summit — scheduled for Aug....


White House Releases Infrastructure Proposal: 'The American Jobs Plan'

Associated Equipment Distributors' (AED) President and CEO Brian P. McGuire; ARTBA President and CEO Dave Bauer; Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) President Dennis Slater; and National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) President and CEO Audrey Copeland issued statements following the White House releasing its framework for an infrastructure package (the American Jobs Plan)....


North Carolina DOT Needs Skilled Workers, Will Offer Free Training

There is a little-known advantage to western North Carolina's Interstate 26 construction in Buncombe and Henderson counties — free training for new workers. Through the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), people in underserved communities are eligible to attend highway construction trade academies (HCTA)....


ASV to Increase Production Capacity by 30 Percent

ASV Holdings Inc. , a manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, will increase production capacity by approximately 30 percent in Q1 of 2021, creating 28 new jobs in the company's Grand Rapids, Minn....


Seven Secrets Manufacturers Can Use to Get (and Keep) Good Employees

Have you ever wondered why it is that some companies always get the good employees? Is it because they employ top-notch recruiting services? Do they use five-star staffing agencies? Do they excel at leveraging online tools? Do they have privileged information that helps with their employment efforts?According to Matt Kirchner, president at ATS Lab Midwest, some companies always get the good employees because they know the proven secrets to accomplish this feat....


Renewed Interest in Energy Buoys Outlook

As American Wind Week 2020 kicked off with a tribute to the wind industry workforce the week of Aug. 9, the outlook for the renewable energy sector as a whole is strong. A multitude of both wind and solar projects as well as retooling plans launched this summer across the country have buoyed the heavy machinery industry, creating both temporary and ongoing construction jobs....


Airport Upgrades Bring New Jobs?

Contractors are moving forward this summer on a billion-dollar expansion program at George Bush Intercontinental Airport that officials said could bring construction jobs and economic growth to the region....


Creating a Sense of Urgency in An Urgent World

It's hard to create a sense of urgency when we are immersed in an environment of change. The past five months have been unrelenting, forcing us to continually adjust to ever-evolving circumstances around us....


CIS Breaks Down the Pandemic Impact with a Look at the Numbers of Projects Out to Bid in 2019 vs. 2020

As the industry works to come back from the effect of the pandemic and related shutdowns, CIS looked at the numbers of private and public projects out to bid across its coverage areas for the first six months of 2019 and 2020 to gauge the impact....


Virginia DOT, Industry Partners Create Transportation Job Board

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), along with its partners in the transportation construction industry – including the Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance (VTCA) and the Virginia Asphalt Association (VAA) – announced July 7 an initiative to connect Virginians with available jobs through the Virginia Transportation Construction Job Board....






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