Women in Construction
Where will the Construction Workers come from as the Post-Fire North Coast Rebuilds?
Article written by The Press Democrat's, Bill Swindell
Along with local agencies, the industry has responded with efforts to expedite training for high school students as well as adult education programs so people can quickly enter the workforce. Also being explored is the concept of using workers who might have barriers, such as...
How Women Can Help Solve The Construction Labor Shortage
Article by Cameron Sperance, Bisnow Boston
Fostering female interest is only part of the equation. Having developers and general contractors who demand a diverse workforce is what is finally moving the needle and connecting more women in the trades with construction jobs."
Ohio Construction Workers Seven Times More Likely to die of an Opioid Overdose in 2016
By Rachel Dissell, The Plain Dealer
There isn't a single reason that men in these skilled jobs are losing battles with addiction and dying so often; there are many."
Women are Building Boston and are Recruiting More to Join Them
By Cameron Sperance, Bisnow Boston
Women well-versed in the industry see a lot of reasons why other women should get involved in construction."
Firms Creating New Models for Student Internships
Written by Jim Parson, ENR
While internships have long been a career- development staple, many contractors have taken a fresh look at their programs’ structure and content in light of the heightened competition for a shrinking talent pool"
Developer Dan Gilbert Bringing 15,000 Construction Jobs With 4 New Projects in Detroit
Article by Frank Witsil,Susan Tompor and JC Reindl, Detroit Free Press
Together, the projects are expected to take about five years to complete and add 3.2 million square feet of office, retail and residential space — plus 2,000 new parking spaces."
38 Women Honored as 2017 Constructech Magazine Women in Construction
Ariticle from ForConstructionPros.com
Women in Construction awards honors women in the industry who have gone above and beyond to transform work on the jobsite and in the office, through the use of technology."
More Women Needed in Construction Industry
Article by Jamaica Observer staff
There is an undeniable body of evidence showing that every sector improves when women are able to participate freely."
AECOM Announces Plan to Hire 3K Workers in the Next 6 Months
As reported by Construction Dive's author Kim Slowey
The open positions range from skilled labor to architects and engineers, and the new hires will work on the company's transportation, building, environment, water, defense and energy projects."
Minority Contracting Demands for Obama Center
By Chicago Sun-Times reporter Lynn Sweet.
The Obama Foundation on Wednesday announced firms in the running to manage the construction of the Obama Presidential Center, along with the demand that the winner commit to minority contracting and hiring goals designed to benefit struggling residents on the South and West Sides of...