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Robots in Construction Can Help Maintain Productivity During Skilled Labor Shortage, Says GlobalData Industry News Labor

Robots in Construction Can Help Maintain Productivity During Skilled Labor Shortage, Says GlobalData

The construction industry’s lack of digitalization and new technologies mean that companies will struggle to fulfil projects as younger people choose to pursue a career in other industries, says GlobalData. The leading data and analytics ...

Nearly Half of U.S. Contractors Believe Training the Next Generation of Workers is the Industry’s Most Critical Need, According to DEWALT Survey Industry News Labor

Nearly Half of U.S. Contractors Believe Training the Next Generation of Workers is the Industry’s Most Critical Need, According to DEWALT Survey

A new survey released from DEWALT, a Stanley Black & Decker brand and leader in total jobsite solutions, found more than half of U.S. contractors (55%) feel a lack of skilled workers is a barrier ...

Autodesk Expands Learning Resources to Boost Digital Skills of Construction Teams in the Office, Trailer and Field Industry News Labor

Autodesk Expands Learning Resources to Boost Digital Skills of Construction Teams in the Office, Trailer and Field

As part of its strategy to provide customers with digital tools for a competitive advantage in the market, Autodesk, Inc. launched the next phase in its effort to upskill current construction workers and help the industry ...

Construction Workers Are Scarce, Aging and Really Popular Industry News Labor

Construction Workers Are Scarce, Aging and Really Popular

The construction industry continues to face a skilled labor shortage, with worker scarcity exacerbated since the onset of the pandemic. The resulting surge in construction wages, combined with climbing materials prices, has produced significant increases ...

New Report: Labor Shortage Weakens Housing Supply and Affordability Industry News Labor

New Report: Labor Shortage Weakens Housing Supply and Affordability

A lack of skilled construction labor is a key limiting factor for improving housing inventory and affordability, according to a new report by the Home Builders Institute (HBI). Additionally, the report cautions that the required number ...