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Why are women in construction at a record high?
Females represent half of the population but still only 14% of the construction workforce, leaving plenty of hiring potential for innovative construction firms
Most Illinois voters support ‘Worker’s Rights’ amendment
With 90% of Illinois votes counted, a ballot measure guaranteeing workers’ right to collective bargaining was closing in on the needed approval votes
How to attract more young people to construction
The building trades are a solid career choice for those entering the work world, but the message is getting lost in the absence of effective education and mentorship programs
Turner Q3 Cost Index shows materials and labor cost rising
Contractor’s nonresidential building-construction cost index measures some of the heated demand for skilled labor
5 ways to increase used equipment resale values
It’s simple but true - making sure machines physically look good, are clean and in work-ready condition can go a long way toward increasing your resale value 
Are your smart construction machines safe and secure from hackers?
Cyber security is more crucial than ever as our world gets more connected, highlighting the need for equipment owners to safeguard their machines through preventive measures
Turner establishes annual $70,000 grant for Tuskegee University construction programs
Renowned Alabama institution is one of eight historically black colleges and universities benefiting from professional development led by Turner’s diversity and talent-acquisition team
Will proposed project labor agreement rule help or hurt construction?
Industry leaders speak out against recent progress toward President Biden’s executive order requiring federal construction contracts over $35 million to be subjected to PLAs
Say what? More than half of older construction workers are hearing impaired
Recent study reinforces the need to promote noise reduction and hearing conservation in construction
Rental revenues to jump 12.5% in 2022 as inflation, supply chain challenges continue
The American Rental Association predicts growth for equipment rental revenue but maintains caution over inflation and supply delays
Benefits of Equipment Management Specialist certification
A maintenance equipment manager with Waste Management relates how certification helped her and her team see their role in the big picture
Call 811 and dig safely
National 811 Day is Aug. 11, highlighting the need for awareness to ‘Call before you dig’ for damage prevention and public safety
Should scissor lift operators use PFPE?
Confusion over whether operators need personal fall protection equipment in a scissor lift continues, highlighting the vital importance of highly trained and qualified supervision
Construction slowdown, inflation, interest rates and shrinking GDP don’t guarantee recession
Economists agree U.S. growth is slowing from its 2021 surge but construction activity and larger economic factors balance the bad news
OSHA’s here, now what?
Lynn Ladder & Scaffolding Company’s president, Alan D. Kline, relays personal experience in his tips about what to do when OSHA pays a visit
Rent, lease or buy a skid steer? Here’s how to decide
Determining the best strategy for acquiring equipment involves a lot of variables, including your day-to-day needs as well as your financial wherewithal 
When to start using new technology on a job site
Digital transformation is happening and the benefits are many, but when is the right time to introduce a new technology?
How to ensure safe demolition
Here’s how to navigate the various rules and regulations designed to keep workers out of harm’s way during demolition projects
How to attract new workers with just an attitude reset
A recent global poll conducted by Gallup reveals that out of the world’s one billion full-time workers, only 15% of them are engaged at work
Why simulation training is a gamechanger for construction
Technological advancements are improving the efficacy of operator training through the use of realistic job site simulations
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