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The Texas Legislature Can Take Texas' Economy Even Higher
2015-05-25 20:20:40
The end of the 140-day, every two-year, legislative session of the 84th Texas Legislature is quickly approaching on June 1.

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NMU offers manufacturing tech diploma in Esky
2015-05-25 20:18:27
Northern Michigan University will offer a manufacturing production technician diploma program in Escanaba to address the increased regional demand for entry-level employees in the field. The program runs June 8 to Aug. 19.

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Spare some time for workers’ kids back home
2015-05-25 20:15:30
Smart Life Foundation, which organises various projects for the welfare of blue-collar workers, has sought volunteers to support its project Sapna, which targets to educate workers' children.

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Canada, U.S., Mexico agree to establish working group for climate change, energy
2015-05-25 20:13:53
Canada, the United States and Mexico have established a ministerial-level working group on climate change and energy issues.

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Ipsos Reid poll says public sees benefit of public register of skilled trades professionals
2015-05-21 16:03:13
Ontarians are virtually unanimous in their support of the Ontario College of Trades use of a Public Register of its members so that public can easily verify a skilled tradesperson's qualifications.

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Trade Abuse
2015-05-11 20:30:19
America is in an abusive relationship with trade-obsessed politicians and corporations.

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Study: Top tech firms bypassing Asian workers for exec jobs
2015-05-11 20:28:30
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Google, Yahoo and other major technology companies are far more inclined to hire Asians as computer programmers than to promote them to become managers or executives, according to a study released Wednesday.

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Nike says trade will help it hire 10,000 people in the U.S. Perhaps they’ll replace the jobs it’s still losing.
2015-05-11 20:26:26
A factory that produces for Nike outside Buffalo, N.Y. is moving operations to Honduras.

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Wall Street ends down on global jitters; oil stocks lower
2015-05-11 20:24:18
Wall Street closed lower on Monday as investors fretted about Greece's precarious financial condition and slowing growth in China, while energy stocks fell on weaker oil prices.

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Mining for more: How much is mining really worth to Ontario?
2015-05-11 20:22:10
Are low royalty rates making the province a tax haven for mining or building a viable industry

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UConn Class of 2015 enter robust job market
2015-05-11 20:20:18
For some moms on Mother’s Day was extra special as they witnessed their children graduating from college.

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Help is on hand for engineering students to find jobs
2015-05-11 20:17:20
An innovative not-for-profit organisation is helping engineering students in Europe’s energy capital develop the necessary skills to progress from university to industry.

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The strong dollar is hurting U.S. manufacturing.
2015-05-11 20:14:41
 There’s a lesson in there for the TPP.

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Canada Sheds Jobs in April on Retail, Construction Losses
2015-05-08 20:34:19
Part-time employment declined by the most in more than four years

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U.S. Added 223,000 Jobs In April As Unemployment Rate Ticks Down To 5.4%
2015-05-08 20:30:42
A new report shows that the American employment situation marginally improved in April, but new revisions to prior reports make March’s meager job gains look even worse.

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Oil Jobs Fall To the Lowest Level in More Than a Year
2015-05-08 20:28:57
The number of Americans working on oil and gas wells has dried up to its lowest level in more than a year.

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Skilled trades expo at Oshawa Public Libraries
2015-05-08 20:27:23
Young people can learn about employment opportunities in Durham Region

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Labour shortage stunts construction
2015-05-08 20:23:37
The skilled trades labour shortage is the greatest obstacle holding back the northeast's construction industry, says the executive director of the Sudbury Construction Association.

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This College Dropout Thinks He Can Teach You How to Get a Silicon Valley Job
2015-05-01 19:53:55
The founder of a new startup school wants to prove you don't need a degree to break into the technology industry!?!

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Northwest Territories Expands Training Program for Mining Opportunities
2015-05-01 19:51:36
 The Surface Miner Training Program Development project in Canada will enable the Northwest Territories Mine Training Society and Aurora College to launch a new training program this summer that is geared toward preparing the northern population for a wave of employment opportunities in the mining sector beginning in 2016.

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Apprenticeship: It's good business!
2015-05-01 19:47:56
Apprenticeship makes good business sense.

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View from the Board: Building the trades that build B.C.
2015-05-01 19:44:30
In April 2014, the B.C. government announced the Industry Training Authority's (ITA) mandate to review the McDonald Report as part of a larger initiative, B.C.'s Skills for Jobs Blueprint.

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Northwestern Hires Evanston Residents for Training Program
2015-05-01 19:41:46
Northwestern/Evanston Skilled Trades Training Program begins with the hiring of six.

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New skilled trades program offers fast track to jobs
2015-05-01 19:38:39
Brent Rankin had always envisioned a future in the skilled trades.

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Engineering alumni startup Nanoleaf creating green jobs in Toronto, China
2015-04-29 18:08:05
It started with a viral campaign for the world’s most energy-efficient light bulb in 2013. Now, international media are also calling Nanoleaf a “green job” leader.

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Four questions for the Alberta NDP about its approach to energy
2015-04-29 18:04:14
University of Alberta professor Andrew Leach in conversation with the Alberta NDP about its energy policies

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Wind Energy: It's What Texas Does Best, If State Leaders Will Let Us
2015-04-29 18:01:24
The story of Texas wind energy is a success, but it’s an odd history.

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Spectra Energy says cutting 170 jobs in western Canada
2015-04-29 17:57:14
Pipeline company Spectra Energy Corp SE.N is cutting 170 jobs as it consolidates positions at its Calgary and Vancouver offices in western Canada, the company said on Wednesday.

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Oil slump forces Weir Group into more job cuts
2015-04-29 17:54:15
Weir Group is to cut a further 125 oil and gas jobs in North America as the FTSE 100 engineer continues to feel the pain from the slump in oil prices.

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Why A Return To Slower Growth Won't Stop A Fed Rate Hike In 2015
2015-04-29 17:51:52
With a large shortfall in the March nonfarm payrolls number, analysts are struggling to understand the weakness in the jobs report and the implications it holds for the direction of the economy and interest rates.

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Vallourec Swings to Loss, Cuts Jobs
2015-04-29 17:49:05
French steel-pipe maker will cut 2,000 more jobs as revenues continue to slide on a fall in demand from oil and gas companies

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Latest Trade Push Is a War on Workers
2015-04-28 19:53:49
Manufacturing jobs have been the backbone of the American workforce. During the heyday of U.S. middle-class growth in the mid-20th century, millions toiled at work that may have been hard on the body, but brought home enough to support a family.

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America's 9 best entry-level jobs
2015-04-28 19:52:15
Getting your first job out of college is more than a milestone: It's an opportunity to set out on a career path that will have a potentially huge impact on your future earnings and success.

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Okanagan College gets another $766,560 from province for trades training
2015-04-28 19:49:21
Okanagan College just got another boost from the provincial government with $766,560 for 152 critical trades seats.

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Making Blue-Collar Jobs Cool –Again
2015-04-28 19:46:20
The failed Every-Kid-to-College mantra left us with an unprepared workforce, but private companies are making manufacturing jobs attractive and closing the skills gap on their own.

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New Construction Craft Worker Program to Help Aboriginal People Enter Skilled Trades
2015-04-24 21:01:09
ITA Drives the Development of an Aboriginal Construction Craft Worker Foundation Program Through Steering Committee

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More Durham students looking at careers in skilled trades
2015-04-24 20:59:04
Ten years from now 40 per cent of all Ontario jobs will be in trades

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Most of our engineering and manufacturing jobs are in the US, but that soon could change Read more: http://www.businessinsider
2015-04-24 19:14:18
Boeing Co may have to relocate U.S.-based engineering and manufacturing jobs overseas if Congress eliminates funding for the U.S. Export-Import Bank, Chief Executive Jim McNerney said on Thursday.

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Major gifts to benefit biomedical engineering at the University of Oklahoma
2015-04-24 19:12:21
The University of Oklahoma will establish a new school of biomedical engineering — including construction of a new academic building and establishment of 12 new endowed positions — President David Boren announced Thursday.

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Why Two Wall Street Giants Recommend Investors Buy Oil And Gas Now
2015-04-24 19:09:57
Two of Wall Street’s most revered giants — Credit Suisse and Bank of America Merrill Lynch — are recommending investors buy oil and gas stocks now.

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Ontario budget: what it could mean for Windsor
2015-04-24 19:07:21
Windsor's mayor says the city could benefit from the provincial budget released Thursday, including receiving potential funding for a mega-hospital and support for the 2016 FINA World Swimming Championships.

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Polling Shows Illinoisans Ready To Lead On Clean Energy
2015-04-21 19:41:56
Hundreds of people are expected to show up at the state capitol in Springfield tomorrow for Earth Day rallies promoting clean energy in Illinois.

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Nova Scotia mining industry shafted in Liberal budget
2015-04-21 19:39:45
Industry claims promise of $2.6M fuel tax break was broken

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PEI Votes Environment incentives for communities, NDP pledges
2015-04-21 19:38:07
Party wants to take co-operative approach to environmental policy making

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Don't panic, college seniors: It's getting easier to land a job as employers seek fresh talent
2015-04-18 19:07:52
The consulting and accounting firm EY is aggressively recruiting on college campuses this spring.

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Schlumberger Profit Falls 39%; 11,000 More Jobs Cut
2015-04-18 19:06:19
Oil-services company says workforce down 15% from peak levels

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High school forum for manufacturing, energy jobs
2015-04-18 19:01:13
A new outreach, Beaver County’s Energy and Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, will bring together high school students from across the region to educate them about career options.

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Why Mexico is eating Canada's lunch
2015-04-18 18:55:11
Grohe Canada is just one of the latest manufacturers to follow suit, moving 200 jobs to Monterrey—one of the most dangerous in the world.

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Lack of a Coal-Fired Plant Doesn’t Explain the Blackout
2015-04-18 18:52:25
The limited power outage in our nation’s capital last week didn’t result from a lack of power-generation capacity


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Area students learn about construction during career fair
2015-04-18 18:50:06
Wanted: welders, electricians, millwrights, scaffold builders, carpenters and others for construction trades.

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