A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

Renewing the Workforce

Construction is a large and complex worldwide industry constantly shaped by new information technologies, advanced materials, environmental policies, regulations and changing building methods. Most importantly, though, construction is shaped by people. Sustaining a strong industry requires attracting and valuing a skilled, career-driven, high quality workforce... who also like to build! How is the construction industry attracting the skilled workforce for future growth market demands? Do prospective candidates see construction as a viable career choice?

A coalition of business groups led by the Texas Association of Business filed suit this week to try to prevent Austin’s recently-passed requirements for paid sick leave from ever...
On April 11, United Tool and Fastener had the privilege of attending and presenting at the 6th annual Texas Construction Career Initiative (TCCI) 2018 High School Construction...
Sixteen teams of undergraduate students from colleges and universities nationwide put their construction project leadership skills to the test during the ABC annual Construction...
In an effort to inspire an interest in young women to consider a career in the Construction Industry, CMEF and Construction Industry professionals facilitated the 2018 Girls...
Educators from all over Southeast Texas gathered in Houston this month to talk with leaders in the petrochemical and construction industries about improving their collaborative...
You know that one street that always seems to be a bit rough and filled with potholes?  Every town I’ve lived in seems to have the one road that needs to be under...
Last week, high school students from across Texas gathered to compete at the SkillsUSA State Conference in Corpus Christi. Over 8000 regional finalists were in attendance,...
William Fuller, Craft Development Manager at Construction and Maintenance Education Foundation (CMEF), the educational affiliate of the Houston chapter of ABC, was selected from...
After many hours of hard work, it appears the discussions surrounding the principles of the Construction Career Collaborative (C3) have successfully shifted to the equally hard...