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LNG group forecasts thousands of B.C. construction jobs
2015-01-23 21:12:35
The B.C. LNG Alliance (BCLNGA) is forecasting a jobs bonanza for the British Columbia construction industry if one of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects that has been proposed for B.C. gets the green light from its proponents.

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B.C. college to receive LNG training equipment
2015-01-23 21:10:32
British Columbia’s Premier, Christy Clark, has announced CAN$375 028 for the College of New Caledonia (CNC), to purchase new trades training equipment to support students studying fields that are critical to the LNG industry.

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Federal funding announcement to help Alberta women in skilled trades
2015-01-23 20:43:16
Government and industry put money behind their message that Canada needs more skilled tradespeople with the announcement of $1 million-plus investment for Women Building Futures (WBF) — a program that provides skilled labour training to women for the construction industry.

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Attracting Young People to Manufacturing Jobs
2015-01-23 20:41:15
At Lincoln High School in Manitowoc it's the shop kids who are getting all the attention.

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Who needs a degree? Manufacturing jobs prove comparatively lucrative
2015-01-23 20:35:07
Full-time manufacturing jobs for workers without college degrees in New Jersey pay, on average, $1.25 more an hour than jobs in other economic sectors, according to a new report —

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Eight ways to encourage more students to study engineering
2015-01-20 21:13:10
We need curriculum reform, lower tuition fees and better careers advice to increase application rates for engineering degrees, say sector experts....

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Rocky year ahead for B.C. mining
2015-01-20 21:11:16
B.C.'s mining industry heads into 2015 with slumping commodity prices, closures and layoffs at coal operations and efforts to continue recovery from B.C.'s worst mine-related structural failure.

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Labour calls for 'urgent action' over oil and gas
2015-01-20 21:09:19
Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls and Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy have called on the UK government to take action to support the North Sea oil industry.

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Take technical training and education back to a polytechnic future
2015-01-18 16:53:09
When Levi Hinderlider was hired right out of high school as one of only four leadership development trainees at Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturing, it confirmed that his Brownstown Central High School teacher had prepared him with the skills to succeed in an advanced manufacturing career.

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Check the Facts: Keystone pipeline
2015-01-18 16:47:50
Two senators on opposite sides of the Keystone XL pipeline debate are selectively spinning the facts to make their case:

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Why Manufacturing Still Counts in the U.S. Economy
2015-01-14 20:30:33
The U.S. economy is dominated by service work but manufacturing matters because it includes many middle-class jobs.

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President Obama's 'free' community college program comes at a high price but would do little: opinion
2015-01-14 20:28:01
All across America we are facing a serious issue: the skills gap. Despite major increases in college enrollment over the last decade, most employers still report a talent shortage for many high-skill jobs.

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Employment opportunities in skilled trade, how to get free training and a job
2015-01-14 20:26:00
 It's a part of the workforce that employers have a tough time filling according to GLS Buildiing Trade President Mike Lynch.

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Economists predicting layoffs in Alberta's oilsands as oil prices plunge
2015-01-14 20:23:39
Economists are predicting layoffs and production clawbacks in Alberta's oilsands as oil prices plunged further on Monday with U.S. benchmark crude trading below $46 per barrel for the first time in six years.

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In oil boomtown Fort McMurray, ‘it’s like the place has gone dead’
2015-01-13 20:34:46
Debbie March calls it, affectionately, Fort McMurray’s Newfie restaurant – Ms. B’s, popular among the Newfoundland and Labrador diaspora who came to Alberta for work as the oil sands boomed.

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Companies feeling the fallout from lower oil prices
2015-01-13 20:32:32
The plunging price of oil is having an impact on the economy and the Conference Board of Canada says Alberta will likely face a recession this year.

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Linamar gets $101 million from Ontario, Ottawa, to create 1,200 jobs
2015-01-13 20:27:51
Queen’s Park offers $50-million grant, while federal government lends similar amount to Guelph company to develop next generation of auto transmissions.

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Spillover effect: Oil price crash bankrupting 'small oil'
2015-01-12 19:28:15
Sherri McDaniel is already feeling the sting of the drop in crude oil prices from more than $115 per barrel in June to less than $50 in early January.

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Linamar Gets Federal, Ontario Funding For 1,200 'High Quality' Manufacturing Jobs
2015-01-12 19:22:55
The federal and Ontario governments are handing over $101 million to a Guelph-based auto parts manufacturer that is promising to create 1,200 "high-quality" local jobs over the next decade.

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Canadian Natural Resources slashes $2.4-billion from budget
2015-01-12 19:20:42
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. halted expansion plans at a major oil sands project and slashed $2.4-billion from its 2015 budget to cope with plunging crude prices.

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Cliffs' Bloom Lake mine hit with record $7.5-million environmental fine
2014-12-26 18:52:24
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. is feeling more pain from its foray into Canada.

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Building the Keystone pipeline would put thousands to work now
2014-12-26 18:18:52
Building the Keystone pipeline would put thousands to work now

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Oil workers are used to spending Christmas on the job Read more: Oil workers are used to spending Christmas on the job
2014-12-26 18:16:53
Joe Wells spent his first holiday season in the oil patch huddled in a frozen ditch outside of Wichita Falls.


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Energy East pipeline to provide safe, economic boost to Ontarians
2014-12-26 18:10:33
People recognize that pipelines are the safest, most reliable and most environmentally responsible way to move large amounts of crude oil over long distances. The facts also support this.

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Falling oil prices and job losses could be good for recruiters
2014-12-16 19:08:15
Falling oil prices and consequent job losses in the oil & gas sector could lead to a “glut” of highly qualified workers becoming available, which might be good news for recruiters struggling to fill certain roles.

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The devalued American worker
2014-12-16 19:06:11
The past three recessions sparked a chain reaction of layoffs and lower pay

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The Number Of US Jobs Lost To The China Trade Is Around And About Zero
2014-12-16 19:03:02
We’ve a new report out from the EPI telling us that allowing China into the WTO has cost millions of US jobs.

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Fool’s Gold: The limits of tying aid to mining companies
2014-12-16 19:00:55
Barrick Gold’s massive mine in Peru has sped up community development, including schools and a hospital. So why are so many locals still jobless and poor?

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Oregon Nurtures Female Construction Workers More Than Other States
2014-12-15 19:49:38
A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and Jobs for the Future highlights Oregon’s efforts to improve gender diversity in the highway construction trades while noting that few other states use federal dollars to attract and prepare more women for careers in the heavy highway construction workforce.

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UPDATE 1-SunCoke Energy to halve coal production, cut 175 jobs
2014-12-15 19:45:28
SunCoke Energy Inc, which produces coke used in steelmaking, said it would more than halve its annual coal production and cut 175 jobs due to weak prices.

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Slumping oil price undercuts Stephen Harper: Goar
2014-12-15 19:42:39
Harper rails at environmental advocates as his oil-centred economic vision runs aground.

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430,000 Advanced Energy Jobs In California… Today!
2014-12-13 22:03:12
According to the Advanced Energy Economy Institute, the advanced energy industry in California has about 431,800 jobs.

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With oil trading below US$60, provinces brace for impact of global oil price shock
2014-12-13 22:01:10
When provincial finance ministers meet Monday with their federal counterpart, routine gripes over equalization payments and pension reform will be pushed back by a much bigger concern — plunging global oil prices and the impact on Canada, particularly in the oil patch.

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Tumbling oil could take thousands of jobs with it
2014-12-13 21:59:33
The oil price crash could take thousands of good-paying jobs with it in America and around the world.

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STEM postdoc researchers are highly trained, but for what?
2014-12-10 21:15:03
The STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics supposedly suffer from a shortage of graduates. Conventional wisdom says there’s no one for employers to hire for science and engineering jobs.

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Canada rail safety jobs vacant as budget cuts bite
2014-12-10 21:13:28
Budget cuts have left safety-related engineering positions vacant in the Canadian agency responsible for overseeing shipments of dangerous goods, government records show, fuelling worries about trains moving oil across the country.

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Welders Earning $100 an Hour Hindering U.S. Chemical Boom
2014-12-10 21:11:37
John Floren’s plans to dismantle two petrochemical plants in Chile and rebuild them in Louisiana didn’t include paying welders and pipe fitters more than $100 a hour, almost 20 percent more than expected.

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Column: What a skilled trades career looks like for Michigan teens
2014-12-10 21:09:53
Now that Governor Rick Snyder has secured the governorship for another term, expect to see a strong focus on vocational education training during the next four years.

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Massive need for miners in the US
2014-12-09 21:52:56
In news that may perk up Australian miners who have lost a job, the US mining industry is having trouble finding enough workers to fill spaces, according to new reports.

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BP rate of job losses set to increase
2014-12-09 21:51:13
The rate of job losses across BP in the UK and abroad will increase after dropping oil prices intensified the company’s simplification plans, the oil giant said.

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How to turn a manufacturing job into a career
2014-12-09 21:48:55
It's one thing to have a job. Jobs are necessary in order to make money so that we can provide for ourselves and perhaps others as well with housing, food, clothing, transportation -

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Career fair brings prospective workers to Windsor with 300 skilled jobs
2014-12-09 21:47:35
With the city’s unemployment rate one of the country’s highest at nine per cent, how do you stop people from leaving Windsor and going to places like Alberta?

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Where The Jobs Will (And Won't) Be In 2015
2014-12-09 21:45:50
If you hope to land a job in the next three months, where in the US will you find the most vibrant employment market?

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Will NTUC's white-collar push work?
2014-12-07 20:30:56
They are professionals, managers and executives (PMEs) about as far removed from the grime of labouring toil as you can imagine.

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In search of a bridge between STEM education and employment
2014-12-07 20:29:23
When Katie Talda graduates from college, she will join the other women who account for only 8 percent of recent engineering graduates on the Wasatch Front.

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Terra putting people to work with training, apprenticeships
2014-12-07 20:27:56
Steve Steinmetz has worked at IAC’s Huron plant 16 years, and he decided he wanted to change things up a little about two years ago.

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How Renewable Energy Jobs Are Changing America
2014-12-07 20:26:30
Few industries in the U.S. are growing as fast as renewable energy.

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Global oil prices slide, rout undeterred by U.S. jobs data
2014-12-05 23:05:28
Global oil prices slid further on Friday, with Brent on track for the first weekly close below $70 a barrel since 2010, as strong U.S. employment data did little to lift the oil market's bearish mood a day after Saudi Arabia cut official selling prices.

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Construction unemployment moving closer to pre-meltdown rates
2014-12-05 23:04:02
Here’s some good employment news for one of the recession’s hardest hit groups: The jobless rate for construction workers is getting closer to pre-meltdown levels, according to government data released Friday.

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Why It’s Still Hard to Find the Job You Really Want
2014-12-05 23:02:28
The U.S. economy is adding jobs at a surprisingly fast pace. They just might not be the ones you want.

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