Builders Balance Tradition and Automation-STEM Solutions
This article is from USNews.com
The SAM100 – a semi-autonomous brick-laying robot and one of the first commercially viable devices of its kind."
Construction Worker Wages are Growing Incredibly Fast
The article is by Zillow Research's Economic Research Director, Aaron Terrazas.
Wages have skyrocketed for construction workers since the start of last year, far outpacing the steady wage growth for all workers over the same period..."
Team NEO Report Says Demand for Entry-Level Candidates Exceeds Supply
Government and economic development reporter, Jay Miller of Crain's Cleveland Business explains Team NEO's report.
I do think the reports are helping by keeping a constant drumbeat up and focusing on what are our driver industries that have good quality jobs and keeping the focus on where the business demand..."...
A New Era for Modular Design and Construction
This special report was written by Sabine Hoover and Jay Snyder, FMI.
In order for us to have a radical change in productivity as an industry, we’ve got to revolutionize the way we deliver projects. And modularization is probably one of the key components in being able to take that first step."...
Rethinking Engineering and Construction Jobs with Automation and Robotics
by Sabine Hoover, Jay Snyder and Alyssa Menard, FMI
What talent shortage? Tomorrow’s built environment could go “robotic” not only to gain efficiencies but also to solve the current and looming labor shortages in engineering and construction."
Construction Wages are Rising to Attract Workers
Article by Orlando Sentinel's Bill Zimmerman,Contact Reporter.
Many firms are boosting pay and taking other steps to compete for a relatively small pool of available, qualified workers to hire."
College Degree Vs Skilled Trades
Written by ConstructionDive editor, Kim Slowey.
The desire to succeed on a traditional college track is not the only reason young people are avoiding the construction industry."
Construction Seeks to Diversify
This article was written by reporter, By Katie Johnston, Boston Globe.
In an attempt to get more young people of color to apply to its apprenticeship program, IBEW Local 103 advertised on the social media networks Pandora, Instagram, and Snapchat, and targeted the neighborhoods of Roxbury, Dorchester, and Mattapan. The union, part of...
Raiders Stadium in Las Vegas Hitting Marks on Minority Worker Inclusion
According to the Las Vegas Sun's (VegasInc) reporter, Mick Akers...
There has been about 80,000 work hours carried out by women and minority workers, and 3 percent were provided by veterans."
Allegheny County Airport Authority Officials plan to open a sensory room at Pittsburgh International
As reported by Mark Belko, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
...the authority is accelerating the pace of a $1.1 billion Pittsburgh International modernization project that involves the construction of a new building for ticketing, security, and baggage claim."