Construction industry

Agencies Join To Offer Free Home Construction And Repair Training – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana weather

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Free construction training aims to attract 1,000 new workers to the field – and pays special attention to Hoosiers who have faced barriers to economic mobility. BY Plus construction and NeighborLink organizations meet for the first time and offer a free eight-week construction course. A representative of …

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Industry leader Swinerton is one of the first construction companies to have in-house operators trained in dusty robotics

Swinerton is one of the first contractors to have in-house operators for Dusty Robotics, a state-of-the-art shop floor automation robot that transfers CAD files to construction sites. General Contractor Swinerton is officially the first construction company with fully trained in-house operators for Dusty Robotics, a developer of robotic tools for …

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Victorian government shutdown of construction industry backfires

Victorians have witnessed disturbing and violent protests by members of the construction union that have passed through town during the week. Many union representatives say unionists have been infiltrated by anti-containment and right-wing fringe groups. The casus belli is the Victorian government’s announcement of compulsory vaccination for the construction industry. …

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New report reveals construction contractors struggle to find workers, materials

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Third Quarter 2021 Commercial Construction Index (CCI), released today, found that commercial construction contractors are seeing a slowdown in the post-pandemic recovery as challenges are intensifying, including labor shortages, material shortages and rising costs. Entrepreneurs’ concerns are reflected in the index score, which only increased …

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Industry tributes to Phill Cartwright

Professor Phill Cartwright, a leading innovator in the UK’s manufacturing, aerospace and construction industries, and a member of the Advisory Board of the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE), has sadly passed away in the age of 54. Over the past 35 years, Cartwright has championed the role of innovation …

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Victoria lockdown: Construction workers’ protest turns violent over mandatory vaccination and tearoom ban

A rally against mandatory vaccinations and new restrictions on construction industry sites turned violent with water bottles and crates of bread thrown in front of the CFMEU office. A rally against mandatory vaccinations turned violent outside the offices of the Construction, Forestry, Marine, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) in Melbourne. …

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