Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events

La. bucks construction worker trend

Posted by on Fri, Sep 11, 2015 @ 12:09 PM

Ken Naquin, chief executive officer for the Louisiana Associated General Contractors, said while there’s still a need for pipefitters, millwrights and welders, the demand for construction workers has dropped lately in South Louisiana.

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Topics: LAbor Shortages, Construction Jobs, Construction

Canadian Study Shows Union Construction Demonstrably Safer Than Non-Union Construction

Posted by on Thu, Sep 10, 2015 @ 09:09 AM

 

 
 
This is the first peer-reviewed Canadian study to examine the occupational health and safety benefits of unions in Ontario's industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) construction sector.
 
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Topics: Construction Jobs, Canada, Construction; Canada, Construction

10 Trends Defining the Construction Industry

Posted by on Mon, Aug 31, 2015 @ 12:08 PM

When experts discuss rapidly evolving industries, construction rarely makes its way into the conversation. 

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Topics: Construction Jobs, Construction

Computer chip plant construction gives big boost to 65 subcontractors

Posted by on Tue, Aug 18, 2015 @ 10:08 AM

Plumbers, electricians, specialty gas suppliers and exhaust fan installers are among the 65 subcontractors that have been busy helping GlobalFoundries construct a 90,000-square-foot addition to its computer chip manufacturing plant in Malta, New York.

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Topics: Construction

Clark Construction wins $470M Sea-Tac Airport international terminal contract

Posted by on Fri, Jul 10, 2015 @ 11:07 AM
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is getting a new International terminal and Clark Construction will build it.
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Topics: Construction Jobs, Construction

Deluge of refinery expansions run risk of cost overruns, delays, report finds

Posted by on Fri, Jul 10, 2015 @ 10:07 AM
 

Refineries are expanding for the first time in years to soak up a wave of cheap crude unleashed by the U.S. shale boom, but their lack of in-house construction experience puts the projects at greater risk for cost overruns and delays, a new report finds.

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Topics: Construction Jobs, Construction

The Top 10 Advantages To Joining A Union

Posted by on Tue, Jun 30, 2015 @ 13:06 PM

More than just benefits and job security, there are many advantages to joining a union – here are the Top 10.

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Topics: Construction Jobs, Canada, Union Advantage, Construction, Union Labor

C3 News & Upcoming Town Hall Meetings

Posted by on Thu, Jun 25, 2015 @ 12:06 PM

As many readers are aware, the Construction Career Collaborative, commonly known as C3, is growing steadily and is beginning to have an impact as it executes its owner-driven strategy to create a sustainable workforce for the commercial construction industry.

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Topics: Construction Jobs, Construction

Google Plans to Build $600M Data Center at Old Power Plant Site in Ala.

Posted by on Thu, Jun 25, 2015 @ 12:06 PM
 

STEVENSON, Ala. (AP) — Google is converting an old coal-burning power plant in Alabama into a sleek data center running on renewable energy to fuel the additional computing capacity needed to process Internet search requests, show digital video, give directions, deliver email and store photos.

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Topics: Construction Jobs, Construction

Senate moves to take away VA construction authority

Posted by on Tue, Jun 23, 2015 @ 12:06 PM
 

WASHINGTON — Following the revelation of massive problems at the VA hospital project in Aurora, the U.S. Senate on Thursday agreed to legislation that would prohibit the agency from managing construction projects that cost more than $100 million.

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Topics: Construction Jobs, Construction

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