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SNC-Lavalin awarded contract for Quebec diamond mine in James Bay region
2014-07-22 20:55:04
SNC-Lavalin has signed a contract with Stornoway Diamonds Inc. to provide project, engineering and construction management services for a diamond mine located in Quebec's James Bay region.

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Industry Training Authority and BC Lions Roar Back Into Schools for Another Year With Lions in the House Initiative
2014-07-22 20:53:05
Industry Training Authority (ITA) and the BC Lions Football Club are extending their partnership to provide a popular school program - the Lions in the House initiative.

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More women looking for work in the oil industry
2014-07-22 20:50:52
A shift in the labor market has drawn more women seeking permanent work in the oil and gas industry of western North Dakota, according to the state's workforce agency.

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Accelerating American Manufacturing
2014-07-21 17:50:16
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.

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Anglo American to unveil plan to shed platinum mines, cut 20,000 jobs: media
2014-07-21 17:48:32
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.

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Career training at Pelham Public Library
2014-07-21 17:47:13
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....

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Edmonton Waste to Energy Facility to Supply New District Heating Scheme in London
2014-07-21 17:45:37
A new project to provide low carbon heating from North London Waste Authority’s waste to energy at Edmonton EcoPark has been launched today.

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Federal Lands Deserve an Energy Boom Too
2014-07-21 17:44:16
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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IT jobs show slight growth in June, report says
2014-07-18 15:56:28
IT jobs grew 0.3 percent between May and June to 4,663,800, according to a new report from the TechServe Alliance, a trade association for IT and engineering staffing companies.

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Bloomberg New Energy Finance Data Researchers - Cape Town Job
2014-07-18 15:55:04
We are seeking a highly motivated Data Research Analysts to join our global clean energy research team.

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Should we stop freaking out about Ontario manufacturing jobs?
2014-07-16 19:12:08
Perhaps you’ve heard: The number of Ontarians working in manufacturing jobs reached a 38-year low in Statistics Canada’s most recent jobs numbers.

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Chevron to cut 225 jobs in North Sea oil operations
2014-07-16 19:09:41
U.S. oil major Chevron Corp. will cut about 225 jobs in its North Sea oil operations after reviewing its business in the region where high costs have undermined some field developments.

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Duke Energy Host Entry-Level Openings At Job Fairs
2014-07-15 22:08:37
Duke Energy has scheduled job fairs in six communities to recruit entry-level workers for existing and expected open positions in its Indiana service area.

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California productivity surges as employment shrinks, report finds
2014-07-15 22:04:48
Manufacturing jobs in California have decreased dramatically — 40% of them gone in less than 25 years — but productivity in the state is leading the nation.

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Coal Miner Whose Brother Died On The Job Was Fired After Flagging Dangers
2014-07-15 22:03:12
In October of 2011, Jeromy Coots helped transport the lifeless body of his older brother out of the coal mine where they'd worked together in eastern Kentucky.

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College expands skilled trade programs
2014-07-10 22:28:52
Richmond Community College plans to host summer information sessions highlighting skilled trade programs that the college offers.

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ASU Launches New Biomedical Engineering Degree Set For Spring 2015
2014-07-10 22:25:52
The Alabama Commission on Higher Education approved a new Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering at the Alabama State University.

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From mining to fish farming
2014-07-10 22:24:00
The CEO of the Tasmanian Salmonid Growers Association Adam Main, says talks are underway to try and place sacked Mount Lyell mineworkers, into the salmon industry.

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Thousands of Fukushima employees quit to pursue solar power
2014-07-10 22:22:31
Stigma, pay cuts, and risk of radiation exposure are among the reasons why 3,000 employees have left the utility at the centre of Japan's 2011 nuclear disaster.

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Nine important jobs
2014-07-09 22:35:00
How sky-high workers comp kills jobs

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Lone Star College set to open new energy institute
2014-07-09 22:33:27
Seeking to fill the void in the many thousands of jobs needed, the Lone Star College System is opening its new $20 million Energy and Manufacturing Institute in August.

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Kodiak to close Terra Nova Shoes, move jobs to Ontario
2014-07-08 18:06:27
Workers at a boot manufacturing facility in eastern Newfoundland say they're devastated by the company's decision to shut down production and move the plant to Ontario.

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Pretend Manufacturing In The Tax System
2014-07-08 18:04:58
Public Citizen is complaining that a group of federal agencies propose to redefine manufacturing so that it would include employees and firms that are not actually bashing metal in the United States.

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Toronto stock market pulls back, weighed down by energy, mining and financials
2014-07-08 18:03:42
The Toronto stock market ended Tuesday lower, with most sectors down amid speculation that Canada's biggest exchange is due for a broad sell-off.

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Czech Republic May Buy NWR's Coal Mine to Save Jobs
2014-07-07 19:28:45
Debt-burdened Miner Needs More Support From Bond Holders for Restructuring


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Budget 2014: Policy changes from Modi Government that will create jobs
2014-07-07 19:27:02
According to experts, the policy changes expected from the new government for job creation will largely benefit the private sector.

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Plans in works for Michigan natural gas pipeline
2014-07-07 19:24:56
Plans are in the works for a new natural gas transmission pipeline that could pass through Michigan on its way to Ontario, Canada, raising concerns among some residents whose properties have already been dug up for an ongoing oil pipeline project.

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Wyoming's economy continues moderate growth
2014-07-07 19:22:05
State economists are predicting a continuation of moderate growth in Wyoming in the months ahead.

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Work together on Gateway, for prosperity’s sake
2014-07-07 19:20:33
Canada is a resource nation. In every region, its natural resource sectors, including mining, forestry, energy and oil and gas, support vital social programs and provide stable, well-paying jobs.

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Lost industry brings job losses but better air quality
2014-07-04 19:52:46
When it comes to air quality in Hamilton, there’s good news and there's bad news.

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Shortage of skilled workers could jeopardize Canada’s economic future: Jason Kenney
2014-07-04 19:51:36
A shortage of skilled workers is the biggest challenge many Canadian businesses face today, Employment Minister Jason Kenney told a skills summit recently, warning it could also jeopardize Canada’s economic development in the future.

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BHP says it was forced to make more job cuts at Upper Hunter mine
2014-07-04 19:50:31
The Hunter Valley's coal industry continues to haemorrhage workers with global miner BHP Billiton to cut 160 positions at its Mount Arthur open cut.

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Australia losing 75000 mining jobs in next two years
2014-07-04 19:49:21
Business Spectator reported that as many as 75,000 resource related jobs will be lost in the next couple of years as the industry’s AUD 450 billion investment splurge on new capacity winds down.

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USA races ahead to be world's largest producer of oil and gas
2014-07-04 19:48:18
The USA now leads the world in the production of oil and gas overtaking both Saudi Arabia and Russia in the last six months, according to research from Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BoAML).

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Jobs requiring science, technology, engineering or math skills take longer to fill
2014-07-02 13:57:26
The difficulty of filling STEM jobs is a challenge, and it’s going to get worse. That’s the assessment of a report published Tuesday.

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Energy Department Offers Conditional Commitment to Cape Wind Offshore Wind Generation Project
2014-07-02 13:54:26
The Department of Energy today announced the first step toward issuing a $150 million loan guarantee to support the construction of the Cape Wind offshore wind project with a conditional commitment to Cape Wind Associates, LLC.

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Miners cost cuts to continue despite lift in global iron ore production
2014-07-02 13:51:41
Announcements of job cuts in the past week from freight and logistics companies, Asciano and Aurizon, and reports that BHP has shed another 500 jobs from its iron ore operations confirm that anaemic revenue growth and slashing costs remain pervasive market themes, particularly for companies exposed to the coal and iron ore sectors.

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Crisis in construction apprenticeships to be investigated
2014-07-02 13:49:55
Building industry needs 120,000 apprentices over the next five years to fill an emerging skills gap.

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The Most Coveted Employers For Engineering Students
2014-06-27 22:30:23
With STEM jobs–those requiring degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math-related fields–currently accounting for more than 10% of positions in the U.S.–engineers are in strong demand.

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Government of Canada invests to help youth in Saskatchewan get jobs
2014-06-27 22:28:06
The Government of Canada is helping equip young Canadians in Saskatchewan with the skills and work experience needed to get high-quality jobs.

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Pols seem more concerned about construction jobs than long-term ills of gambling
2014-06-27 22:27:00
I count at least three articles in recent days that place the needs of the building trades’ unions on a level playing field with the question of whether we want to bring casinos to Massachusetts.

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Quality `return`s to jobs market as applicants get selective
2014-06-27 22:25:34
Scotland’s job market is showing signs of starting to stabilise after years of recession-fuelled unpredictability with potential employees in the oil and gas sector becoming more selective over positions to apply for, according to Scotland’s biggest recruitment platform.

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Youth Build program prepares students for construction jobs and life
2014-06-26 21:37:30
Rorey Shepherd is ready to start rebuilding his life, if not a home in your neighborhood.

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U.S. Manufacturing Importing As Many Jobs As It Exports, Says Group
2014-06-26 21:36:15
America is now luring as many factory jobs back from overseas—a process known as reshoring—as it’s losing to continued offshoring.

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National oil & gas skills week unveiled
2014-06-26 21:35:03
The UK’s burgeoning oil and gas industry, which employs upwards of 440 000 people and contributes billions to the economy, has unveiled plans for a nationwide initiative drawing people of all ages and from all walks of life together to discover what the oil and gas industry offers them.

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Oil, Gas, Mining Workers See Stunning Wage Growth, But Job Creation Is Fizzling
2014-06-26 21:33:43
Workers in Canada’s oil, gas and mining sector have seen average salaries soar 13.3 per cent over the past year, according to new data from StatsCan.

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The Best Cities For STEM Job Openings Right Now
2014-06-26 21:31:55
STEM occupations–described as those requiring a degree in science, technology, engineering, and math related subjects–currently account for more than 10% of jobs in the United States, and pay wages close to double the U.S. average, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Manufacturers seek workers — but in wrong places
2014-06-25 21:23:43
Despite its decline, manufacturing remains a vital part of the state’s economy.

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Lackawanna College President Volk touts college's drilling programs
2014-06-25 21:20:39
The president of Lackawanna College pitched the school’s successful program to train workers for gas field jobs as a possible national model to members of Congress.

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Energy, mining projects could create thousands of jobs: report
2014-06-25 21:18:06
5 proposed projects could bring $8.6B in investments to N.B., government-commissioned report finds

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