Building Trades

George Brown's 'smart' welding lab to play crucial role for several trades - Journal of Commerce

April 12, 2018 - 5:00am

Journal of Commerce

George Brown's 'smart' welding lab to play crucial role for several trades
Journal of Commerce
George Brown's 'smart' welding lab to play crucial role for several trades ANGELA GISMONDI — A new Smart Welding Lab recently opened at the George Brown College Centre for Construction and Engineering Technologies at the Casa Loma Campus in Toronto ...

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Construction bonding bill draws diverse support - KARE11.com

April 12, 2018 - 2:48am

KARE11.com

Construction bonding bill draws diverse support
KARE11.com
The restoration of the State Capitol Building is the most recent example of a high-profile project financed with bonding, but those public works projects come in all shapes and sizes. Both the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota State Colleges ...

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Belton SkillsUSA team looks to defend national title - Temple Daily Telegram

April 11, 2018 - 11:56pm

Belton SkillsUSA team looks to defend national title
Temple Daily Telegram
... the school took home both gold and silver in Forensic Science. However, the Forensic Science category is not currently included in the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. The school's SkillsUSA officers were awarded one of 24 state ...

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'85 Portage High graduate hired for building and grounds position - Portage Daily Register

April 11, 2018 - 8:53pm

Portage Daily Register

'85 Portage High graduate hired for building and grounds position
Portage Daily Register
Building Trades. The Portage School Board recently accepted an offer of $285,000 for the sale of its latest home constructed by high school students on School Road, though the deal won't become official until the home is completed near the end of June ...

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New law will help ease teacher shortage in Illinois - Quad-Cities Online

April 10, 2018 - 7:12pm

Quad-Cities Online

New law will help ease teacher shortage in Illinois
Quad-Cities Online
Dr. Morrow said United Township currently has four teaching positions open: science, special education, building trades/vocational and business.State Sen. Chuck Weaver, R-Peoria, supports the legislation. Part of the problem is caused by fewer people ...

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Why Investing Education Is More Important Than Ever Before In This Stock Market - TheStreet.com

April 10, 2018 - 5:38pm

TheStreet.com

Why Investing Education Is More Important Than Ever Before In This Stock Market
TheStreet.com
The service's top minds, a who's who of financial services veterans, have uncorked a litany of winning trades for subscribers this year. Some have used fundamental analysis to unearth big winning trades, others tried and true technical analysis. Others ...

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UW-Madison sexual harassment cases cost $591,050 to settle - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

April 10, 2018 - 2:50pm

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

UW-Madison sexual harassment cases cost $591,050 to settle
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A total of $591050 was paid to settle sexual harassment claims against UW-Madison employees over the past decade, according to records obtained Monday.

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Burlington to offer $65000 workforce education and training fund grant, assist businesses adjacent to CityPlace - Vermont Biz

April 10, 2018 - 1:09pm

Vermont Biz

Burlington to offer $65000 workforce education and training fund grant, assist businesses adjacent to CityPlace
Vermont Biz
... of ReSOURCE YouthBuild Andrew Jope announced two initiatives to support Burlington's workforce and businesses during the CityPlace Burlington (formerly Burlington Town Center) and other upcoming construction projects. On February 9, 2018, the ...

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Construction employers add 228000 jobs over the year despite dip in March - Building Design + Construction (press release)

April 9, 2018 - 11:13am

Building Design + Construction (press release)

Construction employers add 228000 jobs over the year despite dip in March
Building Design + Construction (press release)
Nonresidential construction (building, specialty trades, and heavy and civil engineering construction) employment also increased by 114,200, or 2.7%, over 12 months, despite a drop of 8,200 jobs in March. Construction officials said the new employment ...

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EDITORIAL: Build Pagosa – Pagosa Daily Post News Events ... - Pagosa Daily Post

April 9, 2018 - 10:21am

EDITORIAL: Build Pagosa – Pagosa Daily Post News Events ...
Pagosa Daily Post
As many of our readers know, the web domain suffix “.org” usually implies a non-profit, charitable organization, and this project appears to fit that mold nicely. The presentation began with a introduction by local home builder Larry Ash, of ...

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Indiana's education chief, Jennifer McCormick, notes changes coming in years ahead with school funding, safety ... - nwitimes.com

April 9, 2018 - 6:01am

nwitimes.com

Indiana's education chief, Jennifer McCormick, notes changes coming in years ahead with school funding, safety ...
nwitimes.com
... the schools that are conducting referendums are sending a message that they don't have the funds they need to operate or for construction purposes. "If the school district is not getting enough money through the state's basic tuition support to ...

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Scottsbluff High school unveils second phase of high school renovation - Scottsbluff Star Herald

April 7, 2018 - 6:27pm

Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff High school unveils second phase of high school renovation
Scottsbluff Star Herald
Just a few of the new school's features are a new auxiliary gym, weight and wrestling room, video and music production studios, a commercial kitchen for use in the culinary arts program, an outdoor classroom area, greenhouse and construction and trades ...

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Batavia Building Trades - The Batavian

April 5, 2018 - 12:27pm

Batavia Building Trades
The Batavian
Camp Hard Hat Class of 2018 will build a raised wooden walkway for a park trail at Genesee County Park & Forest and get hands-on experience with plumbing and electric. Campers use math, process-thinking skills, and battery-powered tools to improve ...

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Trade academy targets the next generation of construction workers - Wichita Business Journal

April 5, 2018 - 11:20am

Wichita Business Journal

Trade academy targets the next generation of construction workers
Wichita Business Journal
Some students in this year's class also will be participating in construction internships, he says. “This year, we may have five or six who are discerning whether the trades are a good fit for them,” says Rohleder, whose construction background later ...

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Tired of Your Cubicle? Try a Trade - New York Times

April 5, 2018 - 5:00am

New York Times

Tired of Your Cubicle? Try a Trade
New York Times
Most transitioning workers learn the trade through an apprenticeship. These programs generally run from three to five years, based on a 2,000-hour year. That breaks down to 10 percent in the classroom, or 200 hours a year, where apprentices learn ...

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Lawmakers Working On Bill To Entice Trade Workers - CBS Denver

April 4, 2018 - 9:46pm

CBS Denver

Lawmakers Working On Bill To Entice Trade Workers
CBS Denver
Developer Submits Plans For 1,000 Feet Tall SkyscraperDenver's skyline could reach 1,000 feet high over the Mile High mark when construction a new skyscraper is completed. Colorado Rockies Home Opener Could Be Coldest In Franchise HistoryRemember ...

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Depew, Lancaster seniors inducted in tech honor society - Lancaster Bee

April 4, 2018 - 5:30pm

Lancaster Bee

Depew, Lancaster seniors inducted in tech honor society
Lancaster Bee
Jacob Maciejewski, aviation technology; Matthew Nowak, building trades; Travis Kilanowski, criminal justice; Zachary Mack, culinary arts; Jessica Owens, dental laboratory technology; Desiree Rackley, early childhood education; and Georgiann Ackley, zoo ...

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SRC hold Trades and Ag Career Day - Canton Daily Ledger

April 4, 2018 - 1:49pm

Canton Daily Ledger

SRC hold Trades and Ag Career Day
Canton Daily Ledger
Approximately 70 Canton High School students attended the Trades and Ag Career Day at Spoon River College in Canton March 23. The event was sponsored by the Canton Chamber of Commerce, Spoon River College, and Western Illinois Building and Construction ...

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