The commentary, “Keep The Rule Exemption As Is,” claimed that construction should remain excluded from the U.S. Dept. of Labor’s proposed rule on apprenticeship expansion because union apprenticeship programs set the bar high on quality training and earning potential.
Last month, the utility Southern Co. sent its primary contractors a letter quizzing them on their level of worker training. The questionnaire is Southern’s first step toward prequalifying and hiring only contractors who invest in worker training.
A prevailing topic at this year's AGC National Convention in San Antonio has undoubtedly been workforce development and finding much needed workers to fill both hourly and salaried positions of all kinds throughout the construction industry. To properly fill that need, collaboration between contractors and educators is essential.
During this webinar, industry experts will explore how project owners and their building teams are developing project leaders for the next generation, reflecting needed business and technical management, diversity, and political acumen and employing the latest technology to push training and connection.
Designed for current Revu users, this training webinar will focus on specific, immediately usable tips, tricks and shortcuts you can use today to get the most out of Revu 2018 and set your team up for success. Bluebeam's streamlined, intelligent new user interface will also be covered, as well as best practices for the creation and integration of project team standards.
In part two of this Revu Tips and Tricks series, users will discover insider information on some of the more advanced features in Revu, such as how to optimize Layers for markup management and use Scripts to automate functions and Batch Process multiple files. Participants will leave with a set of coveted time-saving and customization tips that are guaranteed to improve your workflows.
From painting to welding, from operating virtual dozers to standing on virtual scaffolds, the construction unions are increasingly adopting VR tools to help train a new workforce. During this webinar, representatives from various trades will discuss the progress they have made using virtual reality training tools, including lessons learned and what they hope to see in the future.
Succession planning is a great start, but how do you ‘live it’ every day? Developing leaders in any organization need to see a shared vision, employee support, well-resourced training and strong commitment to technology. Panelists will provide insights on how best-in-class employers are making future workforce planning part of every day’s to-do list!
A contractor in Liverpool is set to tear down the Churchill Way viaduct by the end of the year, one of the most dramatic consequences of a new U.K. inspection regime of post-tensioned concrete bridges that emerged from the rubble of collapses nearly 30 years ago.