Kansas construction employment down 3.2% from last year Kansas was among 19 states losing construction jobs from March 2012 to March 2013, the Associated General Contractors of America said in a report Friday. The state lost 1,800 jobs from year ago, a drop of 3.2 percent, the AGC’s analysis of U.S. Labor Department data shows…. Read more »
Mission The mission of NAHETS, the National Association of Heavy Equipment Training Services, is to provide industry, government agencies, member schools, and operators innovative and flexible heavy equipment training and certification solutions that exceed industry standards and ensure that certified operators are safe and effective. NAHETS NAHETS is a specialized resource organization dedicated to the… Read more »
State creates fast track for vets to gain heavy equipment, truck licenses Posted on April 23, 2013 by Bill McMichael I read this great article on military heavy equipment training transitioning into occupational licensure read more here…..
As the equipment rental business goes up, so goes the economy. Or at least that is what many say. United Rentals First-Quarter Profit Up 62% United Rentals’ quarter #1 earnings climbed 62% as the company’s revenue continued to gain strength. UR reported a profit of $21 million, up from $13 million a year earlier. GO… Read more »
Construction Sector Adds 18,000 Jobs in March Construction employment experienced an increase for the tenth month in a row in March, as the sector added 18,000 jobs, according to analysis of federal data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). The sector surpassed 5.8 million employees for the first time since September 2009. “The… Read more »