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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

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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


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


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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Skilled Labor Decline

If you are a frequent reader of this blog, you already know I seem to talk a lot about the lack of skilled labor in the construction industry. 481 more words

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End the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Two or three decades ago many young Canadians gained valuable work experience thanks to part-time jobs that allowed them enough flexibility to study, work and pay college fees. 341 more words