Construction Spending Booming As Developers Spend More to Build Fewer Units
New York’s construction spending is booming, with the total dollars poured into development in the city expected to reach $31.5 billion in 2014, according to a new report by the New York Building Congress.
Jobs growth in the U.S. since the 2008 recession has been undermined by lower wages, with workers earning an average 23 percent less than earnings from jobs which were lost, a report by an organization representing U.S. cities said on Monday. READ MORE!!
GOP Candidate Neel Kashkari Challenges Gov. Jerry Brown On Jobs
Trailing by nearly 20 points in the polls and even further behind in campaign cash, Republican candidate for governor Neel Kashkari believes he has found an issue that may lift his cause into a tight race with Gov. Jerry Brown.
Red flags raised years before B.C. mine-tailings spill, consultant says
A tailings-pond breach in central British Columbia spewed enough waste water to fill 2,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools into the province’s pristine waterways and triggered a local state of emergency – but a consultant who worked with the mining company says red flags were raised years earlier.
ITA Delivers on Transition Plan to Steer New Approach to Skilled Trades Training in B.C.
The Industry Training Authority (ITA) has competed the first 90 days of a Transition Plan in direct response to the recently launched B.C.'s Skills for Jobs Blueprint as well as recommendations made in The Industry Training Authority and Trades Training in BC: Recalibrating for High Performance (McDonald Report).
Two new specialised oil and gas institutes for Oman
The Oman government intends to establish two new major specialized institutes in order to meet the growing need for 20 000 to 30 000 additional oil and gas industry professionals within the next 10 years.
There’s a renaissance underway in American manufacturing. Even as rising wages and energy costs in China are leading more U.S. companies to bring manufacturing stateside, economic indicators point towards real industrial progress. READ MORE!!
Anglo American to unveil plan to shed platinum mines, cut 20,000 jobs: media
Anglo American Plc (AAL.L: Quote) will unveil on Monday its plan to dispose of its oldest South African platinum mines, a move that would reduce the global miner's staff count by a fifth of its total workforce, the Sunday Times reported.
The Pelham Public Library is hosting an information session about careers and training in electrical, plumbing, masonry, welding, HVAC and other commercial construction trades on July 29 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m....
Newly-confirmed head of the Office of Management and Budget, Shaun Donovan, has pledged to reduce the half-trillion dollar annual federal deficit without sacrificing what is seen as important investments.
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