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Workforce: Page 3
Branch Civil Launches Apprentice Program to Train its Own Diesel Techs
The 4-year apprenticeship is showing promise after its first year, the construction company says.
June 8, 2022
Turner Mining Group Finds Such Success with Hiring, It Starts a Staffing Agency
Too many applicants and not enough open positions. It sounds unfamiliar but that's what drove this contractor to start a staffing agency.
June 7, 2022
Union Rejects CNH's 'Final Offer' Without a Vote as Strike Continues
Both sides dig in, with union saying the offer is unworthy of its members, and CNH calling for it to be put to a vote.
May 26, 2022
OSHA Proposes Public Reporting of Safety Data – and Contractors Have Serious Concerns
The new proposed rule may lead to attacks on certain employers with graphic or excessive details on their OSHA 300 or 301 forms by competitors, plaintiffs’ lawyers, community activists and union organizers.
May 23, 2022
Cited Twice in 1 Week for Trenches, Contractor Faces $220,000 in Penalties
Inspectors found workers in a trench with no cave-in protection. Six days later they found five more unprotected trenches at the contractor's other site.
May 17, 2022
Two Dead in Florida Trench Collapse
OSHA investigation under way after two workers allegedly "jumped in for quick measurement," according to reports.
May 11, 2022
2 Ga. Contractors Cited After Fatal Bridge Collapse During Demolition
An overstressed section collapsed and fell into the river 50 feet below, killing one and injuring two workers, OSHA says.
May 9, 2022
“The Sargent Academy” – A Contractor’s New Way to Attract Employees
The company uses a university dorm and for six weeks immerses new hires in the construction business. Watch the latest episode of The Dirt.
May 6, 2022
Would You Hire a Former Prisoner at Your Construction Business?
This pool of frequently overlooked workers could help fill your talent pipeline – and research shows they have better retention rates.
May 5, 2022
CNH: Strike Will Not Stop Plant Operations
“It is our intent to continue operations; our dealers and customers certainly need us to,” CEO Scott Wine says.
May 3, 2022
2 Workers Escaped Trench Collapse But Ordered Back In: 1 Died, 1 Injured
The trench collapsed. Workers escaped. They were ordered back in. It collapsed again, killing one and injuring the other.
May 3, 2022
UAW Extends Contract with CNH Hour By Hour, For Now
Workers hoping to make similar gains to John Deere employees following 2021 strike.
May 2, 2022
CNH, UAW Negotiate New Labor Agreement for 2 U.S. Plants
The current deal for Wisconsin and Iowa workers expires at midnight April 30.
April 27, 2022
Biden’s Infrastructure Rules Frustrate Contractors Groups
These three requirements governing unions, U.S.-made materials and the environment will delay projects and increase costs, the groups say.
April 28, 2022
Manslaughter Charges after Trench Death Dismissed on All 5 Defendants
Five members of a construction crew were charged after a 24-year-old worker died in a cave-in while trying to rescue one of them.
April 26, 2022
Fla. Expressway Contractor Cited after Worker Killed in Crane Incident
He died on a toll-road construction project after being struck in the chest by a concrete pile. OSHA issues penalties on the contractor.
April 25, 2022
Crackdown, New Rules on Heat Hazards Coming from OSHA
Construction has 13 times the risk of heat-related deaths, as well as the highest number of workers hospitalized for heat-related issues.
April 25, 2022
The State of Diesel Technicians: 2022 Pay and Benefits Report
Here are the latest results on how technicians are paid, the benefits they receive and what they feel is important when looking for a new job.
April 15, 2022
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Contractor of the Year
Video: Colorado Earthmover Wins 2023 Contractor of the Year Award
Shay Stutsman marks the third generation at the helm of earthmoving company Stutsman Gerbaz Inc. of Aspen, Colorado.
Skid Steer Loaders
Bobcat Reinvents the Skid Steer with All-Electric S7X
“Customized Operation”: Link-Belt Unveils X4S Series Excavators (Video)
Case CE Debuts Two New Electric Mini Excavators at ConExpo 2023 (Video)
3 Machine Types in One
Equipment World Contractor of the Year
The Contractor of the Year contest recognizes contractors who have annual revenues of between $3 million and $15 million and exemplify the highest standards of construction professionals.
Challenges in Asset and Equipment Management
A complete and intuitive tracking solution makes it easy to keep your assets working and ready for the next job.