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Forest sector in Canada - Shortage of skilled workers union says

A shortage of skilled tradespeople could put a damper on the upswing in the forest sector, according to Unifor.

The union says steady jobs, with pay up to $42 per hour at some northwestern Ontario mills, are hard to fill because there are few qualified candidates. 130 more words

In The News

How does Saudi Arabia deal with labor shortage crisis in construction projects?

The construction sector in Saudi Arabia is the largest and fastest growing market in the Gulf region. Ongoing construction projects in the Gulf are valued at $1.9 trillion (SR 7.1 trillion), and one-quarter of the developments are located in Saudi Arabia.  271 more words

Employment

The Labor Shortage: 9 Ways to “close the back door.”

Like the script on your rear view mirror, the construction industry’s labor shortage is closer than it may appear.

The Associated General Contractors (AGC) found that 84% of commercial firms nationwide are experiencing a labor shortage. 946 more words

Jobsite Leadership

Construction Industry News - Worker Shortage

Have you seen this article in the Wall Street Journal? It is worth a read based on its title alone!

Worker Shortage Hammers Builders 42 more words

Construction

There's a slow-rolling crisis in trucking labor—and it's costing everyone

“I’m in an industry,” says Phil McRimmon, “That I will never hurt for a job.”

McRimmon’s been a trucker, mostly long-haul, for the more than twenty years since he retired from the Army. 747 more words

Tech

Robots In Construction

This is a great article from Inside Unmanned Systems about what is happening right now with robots in construction.

Building Enthusiasm for Construction Robotics

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Contractor