Construction Employers Add 11,000 Jobs In October
Published: Monday, 18 November 2013 17:55
Construction employment hit a 50-month high as employers added 11,000 jobs in October, the fifth consecutive month of sector job gains, and the industry unemployment rate fell to 9 percent, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said that the new employment figures indicate there was little nationwide short-term impact from the federal government shutdown and cautioned that skilled worker shortages are likely to grow as the industry continues to expand.
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Cat Rolls Out Tier 4 Final Products
Published: Tuesday, 12 November 2013 11:27
Caterpillar held a press event last week introducing several new Tier 4 Final products. The event was held at the company’s Edwards Training and Demonstration Center near Peoria, Ill., and was attended by Rock Products assistant editor Josephine Smith.
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