Building Trades

Barbara Thompson: Support the trades - Vallejo Times Herald

November 3, 2017 - 11:11am

Barbara Thompson: Support the trades
Vallejo Times Herald
The television program, “This Old House” is highlighting this need this season by hiring several apprentices to learn from some of the best in the building trades. This illuminates the fact that this lack is a countrywide problem. Back in the “golden ...

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Barbara Thompson: Support the trades - Vallejo Times Herald

November 3, 2017 - 11:11am

Barbara Thompson: Support the trades
Vallejo Times Herald
I lived in Sonoma County for many years, many years ago. My husband and I both graduated from Santa Rosa High School, as did our daughter. Our other two children went to Piner High School. We have strong ties to the area, along with a deep love of the ...

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Construction surge leaves contractors short of workers - The Commercial Appeal

November 3, 2017 - 10:03am

The Commercial Appeal

Construction surge leaves contractors short of workers
The Commercial Appeal
Even with the Go Build Tennessee program ramping up, construction executives say the shortage could continue until contractors lift wages high enough to draw industrial and service workers into the building trades. “When I run an add I'm flooded with ...

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EDITORIAL: Pagosa's Educational Legacy, Part Five - Pagosa Daily Post

November 3, 2017 - 6:55am

EDITORIAL: Pagosa's Educational Legacy, Part Five
Pagosa Daily Post
ASD recently instituted a Building Trades program at Pagosa Springs High School, but the program has not yet announced intentions of actually trying to build a home. I had addressed the Archuleta School Board about such an intention. “One way that I ...

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Career Exploration Day brings out students and parents - Peoria Times

November 3, 2017 - 2:09am

Peoria Times

Career Exploration Day brings out students and parents
Peoria Times
If Peoria Unified School District wanted to draw a crowd, they hosted the right event. Sports may bring more action, but talk about students' futures brought more fans. Career Exploration Day, a product of the career and technical education department ...

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Help wanted: Building trades, trucking companies need people with the right skills - Tribune-Review

November 2, 2017 - 8:13pm

Help wanted: Building trades, trucking companies need people with the right skills
Tribune-Review
Finding people willing to work is also a challenge for the building trades, even though they offer apprenticeship programs that are free and during which those in training are most often working and getting paid. ... We're offering an education for a ...

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St. Paul building trades team with the Learning Jet to transform aircraft hangar into a classroom - Minneapolis Star Tribune

November 2, 2017 - 7:19pm

Minneapolis Star Tribune

St. Paul building trades team with the Learning Jet to transform aircraft hangar into a classroom
Minneapolis Star Tribune
On the grounds of the St. Paul Downtown Airport, contractors and volunteer building trades workers are transforming an aircraft hangar into a year-round classroom for thousands of students interested in aviation. It is an extraordinary effort, meant ...

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Hurricane Harvey flooding delays LSC-University Park science building opening - Community Impact Newspaper

November 2, 2017 - 10:49am

Community Impact Newspaper

Hurricane Harvey flooding delays LSC-University Park science building opening
Community Impact Newspaper
The Lone Star College System opened LSC-North Harris's $19.2 million Construction and Skilled Trades Technology Center in the summer, but the opening of LSC-University Park's Center for Science and Innovation has been delayed after sustaining flooding ...

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EDITORIAL: Pagosa's Educational Legacy, Part Four - Pagosa Daily Post

November 2, 2017 - 9:09am

EDITORIAL: Pagosa's Educational Legacy, Part Four
Pagosa Daily Post
Here, in no particular order, are a few of the current ASD facilities serving our community: the Administration Building, the 5-6 grade Middle School building, the 7-8 grade Middle School building, and the Pagosa Springs High School. ... dozen ...

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