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?

Knowing the powder load necessary to install particular objects or complete a job is a necessity for using powder-actuated tools. It is also required by federal law for tool...
 The following announcement and update about Chattanooga's new Construction Career Center was provided by Leslie Gower, CEO of AGC East Tennessee, on LinkedIn.Leslie was also...
Governor Greg Abbott announced Dallas College has been awarded a Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) in partnership with 18 Texas construction...
HOUSTON, October 20 – Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston, an association representing the interests of merit shop contractors and their employees, along with...
Governor Greg Abbott yesterday announced two Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grants totaling more than $410,000 from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) to...
Careers in Construction Month (CICM) is a nationwide campaign held each October to increase public awareness of construction careers, inspire the next generation of craft...
Recently, Construction Career Collaborative (C3) and AGC Houston hosted a commercial construction workforce development conference and networking event. Construction executives,...
Construction leaders Cassie Clancy, Leslie Gower, and Kelly Gregory talk with Construction Citizen's Jeff Stautner about the vast career opportunities in construction and about...
The C3 Safety Committee is constantly brainstorming and finding new ways we can improve safety on all our projects. Besides OSHA 10 or 30 certifications being required...