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Canada Braces for Mass Construction Skills Shortage
Business
Thursday February 8 2018

Canada Braces for Mass Construction Skills Shortage

Over 250,000 construction workers are expected to retire this decade.

Almost 34,000 Positions Unfilled in Alberta
Business
Wednesday December 13 2017

Almost 34,000 Positions Unfilled in Alberta

Employers are having a hard time filling jobs in Alberta, which could be another of sign of economic recovery in the province, according to the Canadian...

Australia Facing Shortage in Skilled Engineers
Business
Tuesday November 7 2017

Australia Facing Shortage in Skilled Engineers

Engineers with 12D experience and those in areas such as civil, structural and other areas are in shortage throughout Australia as a large number of public...

Australia Faces Housing Trade Skills Shortage
Business
Monday July 31 2017

Australia Faces Housing Trade Skills Shortage

As the home building boom rolls on, a shortage of skilled tradespeople has emerged across significant parts of the residential construction industry in Australia.

Tasmania Skills Shortage to Slow Water Infrastructure
Civil
Thursday July 20 2017

Tasmania Skills Shortage to Slow Water Infrastructure

Tasmania's government says it can fix the state's ailing water infrastructure in five years but concedes it needs help from mainland workers to get there.

Australian Construction Employment Soars to Record Heights
Business
Friday May 26 2017

Australian Construction Employment Soars to Record Heights

As employment within the building sector soars to record heights, construction industry professionals such as site mangers, contracts administrators and forepersons/supervisors are in massive demand, a...

Australia’s Looming Engineering Skills Crisis
Business
Tuesday March 28 2017

Australia’s Looming Engineering Skills Crisis

In any society, the value of engineers cannot be underestimated.

Alberta Facing Construction Worker Shortage
Business
Tuesday February 14 2017

Alberta Facing Construction Worker Shortage

Alberta needs to start training new workers now, even as it projects Alberta could lose up to 11, 000 construction jobs over the next year.

Newfoundland Construction Workforce to be ‘Significantly Reduced’
Business
Thursday February 9 2017

Newfoundland Construction Workforce to be ‘Significantly Reduced’

A Canada-wide, industry-led organization is forecasting construction workforce challenges in the coming years in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Business
Feb 8 2018
Quebec Construction Mogul Tony Accurso Acquitted

The jury in the trial of well-known Quebec construction magnate, Tony Accurso, who was accused of breach of trust, needed less than 24 hours of deliberations...

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Business
Feb 2 2018
Large Number of Retirements to Hold-back N.L.’s Construction Sector

The latest labour market forecast by BuildForce Canada is raising some concerns for the construction industry in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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