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Construction coalition: Housing bust is what drove down employment in RI
2014-04-22 21:44:22
Construction trade groups this morning released a study of the industry’s importance to the Rhode Island economy as they lobby for aid to the beleaguered sector

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B.C. will need 2,000 new welders and fabricators over the next 10 years
2014-04-21 18:52:45
If you don't mind working alone, have a good eye for detail and like working with your hands, you've got the basic aptitude to work as a welder or metal fabricator.

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Wind Industry Creates Jobs in Georgia, But Not All Is Peachy Keen
2014-04-21 18:51:45
With significant business incentives, the state of Georgia has long been an attractive location for manufacturing companies to set up shop.

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Business Economists See Brighter Outlook for Job Growth
2014-04-21 18:50:24
Business economists’ outlook for near-term hiring strengthened this spring to the highest mark in nearly three years, a new survey found.

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Canada to lose 695 coal mining jobs in same province bringing Chinese workers
2014-04-21 18:49:14
US producer of metallurgical coal Walter Energy (NYSE:WLT) (TSX:WLT) said last week it is shutting down its two mines in Canada’s British Columbia, after the price of the steelmaking material sank to a six-year low

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Ride your bike, help the environment and create jobs
2014-04-21 14:29:09
World Health Organization says some 76,000 jobs could be created if key European cities emulated Copenhagen.

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"King Coal" Is Dying; Prince Oil & Gas Is Next
2014-04-21 14:27:15
First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out– Because I was not a Socialist.

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Forestry SA jobs facing the chop, minister Leon Bignell holding talks
2014-04-17 17:36:56
Forests Minister Leon Bignell has confirmed Forestry SA is keen to cut almost 100 jobs in South Australia over the next two years.

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Editorial - Women in Mining class make history for women in the workplace
2014-04-17 17:35:40
Last week, a class of women graduated from a course preparing them for employment in the mining industry.

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Oman extends curbs on foreign workers in construction, housekeeping
2014-04-15 19:54:56
Oman said it would extend curbs on the hiring of foreign workers in construction and housekeeping as part of efforts to save more jobs for local citizens and limit outflows of money from the economy.

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Manufacturing is doing great — but not for workers. Here’s what that means.
2014-04-15 19:53:59
There's been a lot of triumphalism around manufacturing over the past few years. Publication after publication has written about the rise of "insourcing" and "re-shoring," or bringing back production that long ago had gone overseas.

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Landrieu touts fight for oil and gas jobs in new ad
2014-04-15 19:52:44
Pushing back after months of negative television commercials from pro-Republican outside groups, Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana is taking to the airwaves Tuesday with a new ad that touts her efforts on behalf of the oil and gas industry, which employs 300,000 people in the state.

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How Many Jobs Does Fracking Really Create?
2014-04-14 20:40:05
Fracking creates jobs.

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Feds launching initiatives to support manufacturing industry
2014-04-14 20:38:29
Partnering with CME to develop occupational standards.

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Insight: How can companies develop and retain Petro-technical professionals?
2014-04-13 17:43:21
What should oil & gas companies do to develop, train, motivate and thereby retain Petro-technical Professionals?

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Kitimat refinery would benefit environment, David Black says
2014-04-13 16:13:21
Think globally to see that it makes environmental sense to build an oil refinery at Kitimat rather than in China, says businessman and Victoria resident David Black.

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BHP axes 36 jobs in Illawarra coal mine review
2014-04-13 16:11:51
Mining giant BHP Billiton this week announced that it would cut some 36 personnel at its Illawarra coal operations, in New South Wales.

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Free construction course promises jobs for Alaskans
2014-04-10 21:26:57
In this tough economy finding a job can be back breaking work and so can construction.

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Solar industry successful and growing in California
2014-04-10 21:25:20
The United States has made major advances toward creating new sources of renewable, clean and domestic energy in the last decade.

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How Congress Will Keep America Employed: Road Work
2014-04-10 21:23:26
Senators in both parties said they are close to an agreement to authorize U.S. highway and mass transit projects for as many as six years, seeking to prevent funds from running out during the mid-year construction season.

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Ontario can remain globally competitive with more women in skilled trades
2014-04-10 11:28:16
The survey conducted by the Women’s Enterprise of Skills Training reveals that far too many young people still have misconceptions about women and the skilled trades.

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Hudak says he would scrap Ontario College of Trades
2014-04-08 18:56:53
The Ontario College of Trades celebrated its first anniversary Tuesday, and Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak says if he has his way it won't mark a second.

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BHP’s Illawarra Coal cuts 36 jobs
2014-04-08 18:55:42
BHP Billiton subsidiary Illawarra Coal is cutting 36 jobs as part of what it calls an “organisational review” at its south coast coal mines.

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Fears over Antarctic research jobs and programs under $100 million federal budget cuts
2014-04-08 18:52:49
There is growing concern that federal budget cuts will lead to massive job and research cuts at the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) in Hobart.

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Speakers debate states’ oil, gas role at GMU conference
2014-04-08 18:51:25
States are better qualified than federal and local governments to regulate hydraulic fracturing and other unconventional oil and gas activities, two speakers agreed at an energy and environment conference at George Mason University’s School of Law.

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Construction Employment Makes a Healthy Jump in March
2014-04-07 20:26:15
The U.S. construction industry gained 19,000 jobs in March and the construction unemployment rate fell to 11.3% (non-seasonally adjusted), according to the April 4 employment report by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).

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Same Old Tax Proposals Won't Bring Jobs, Fairness Or Security
2014-04-07 20:23:54
Groundhog Day has come and gone, but sometimes it seems we are stuck in the movie’s endless loop.

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Magna investing $1.5M in Ontario closures plant, adding 75 jobs
2014-04-07 20:22:39
Dortec plant in Newmarket, Ont., will begin producing innovative electronic side-door latch this year

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Kennametal CEO Addresses Misconceptions about Manufacturing; Calls for New Understanding as Industrial Technology
2014-04-07 20:21:27
Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) Chairman, President and CEO Carlos Cardoso addresses misconceptions about manufacturing careers and challenges the industry to rebrand what it means to be a manufacturer today in a Manufacturing Engineering viewpoints column.

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The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies
2014-04-06 18:10:04
This week’s follies begin with a terrific expose’ of the people and radical foundations behind the anti-fossil fuel movement:  Environmentalist Foundations Fund anti-Fossil Fuel Echo Chamber

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April is Environmental Education Month
2014-04-06 18:08:31
Governor Martin O’Malley has proclaimed April Environmental Education Month in Maryland in recognition of public and private efforts to help children connect with and learn about their natural world.

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Canada’s jobless rate drops below 7%, matching post-recession low
2014-04-04 20:57:01
Economy created 42,900 new jobs in March after shedding 7,000 in previous month

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BLS: 19,000 Construction Jobs Added in March
2014-04-04 20:53:31
Construction and architecture saw growth in March, but manufacturing lost jobs.

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METALS-Copper slips but solid U.S. jobs data underpins
2014-04-04 20:48:06
Investors hope U.S. growth will boost copper demand

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US manufacturing employment up for ninth month in a row
2014-04-02 19:06:49
US manufacturing employment increased for the ninth month in a row in March because of higher confidence about the economic outlook, according to the latest Markit Manufacturing PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index).

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BP to close Brisbane refinery, sheds 355 jobs
2014-04-02 19:04:57
OIL giant BP has confirmed it will close its Bulwer Island refinery in Brisbane, with the loss of 355 jobs, by mid-2015.

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Hottest jobs in oil and gas
2014-04-02 19:02:19
Two sectors sustain the Canada employment market

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Labor, Labor, Labor
2014-04-01 19:36:36
Asked what keeps him awake at night, the president and CEO of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada, Mark Salkeld, says, “Labor, labor and labor.”

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Beware of Mercenaries
2014-04-01 19:35:00
47 per cent of HR managers agreed that their companies’ perks and incentives program had successfully attracted talent away from their competitors

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Lean manufacturing boosts productivity
2014-04-01 19:32:55
Improvements require effort from all workers

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Alberta Oil’s 2014 Human Resources Survey
2014-04-01 19:29:44
A strategic guide for employers facing labor market challenges

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South Africa: China mining consortium project lead to more than 3,000 jobs
2014-03-31 19:10:06
The Bakubung platinum mine in Ledig, outside Rustenburg in South Africa, is expected to create 3,135 jobs at full production.

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Bulga residents ready to fight Rio Tinto's plans to expand mine in NSW Hunter Valley
2014-03-31 19:06:24
A tiny town of 350 people, Bulga is the gateway to coal mining's great expansion into the Hunter Valley.

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Sponsor Content for CAPP: Oil, natural gas raises capital for growth
2014-03-31 19:04:06
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers has partnered with Scotiabank to bring its investment symposium to Toronto for the second time in the event’s 24-year history.

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Oil group: Want jobs? Let us export more crude
2014-03-31 19:02:57
By lifting restrictions on crude oil exports, the U.S. economy could generate more than a quarter of a million jobs and save consumers billions in energy costs, the American Petroleum Institute said Monday.

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Unemployed Millennials and Sluggish Construction Holding Back Housing Recovery
2014-03-30 17:41:54
Trulia TRLA +2.35%’s Housing Barometer shows that 4 of the 5 key housing indicators improved over the past year: prices, the delinquency+foreclosure rate, non-distressed home sales, and young-adult employment are all in better shape than one year ago.

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Women excelling in skilled trades
2014-03-29 13:28:02
Now representing 19 per cent of apprentices in Ontario

Sometimes life-altering moments disguise themselves.

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OpenHydro selected for Nova Scotia tidal energy project
2014-03-29 13:26:35
Plan in place for the deployment of a fully grid connected 4MW tidal array in the Bay of Fundy.

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Top Cities For Temp Jobs
2014-03-29 13:22:50
Earlier this week, Forbes reported on The Fastest-Growing Temp Jobs for 2014.

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College of trades a good idea
2014-03-27 22:00:16
Simcoe North MPP Garfield Dunlop’s attack on the Ontario College of Trades is unwarranted, a local tradesperson suggest.

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