Construction Industry

Spotlight on Construction Trades: Painting and Masonry

Spotlight on Construction Trades: Painting and Masonry

This week’s focus on Careers in Construction Month explores two more rewarding job opportunities in home building: the painting and masonry trades.

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NAHB Members Tell Federal Regulators How to Define WOTUS

NAHB Members Tell Federal Regulators How to Define WOTUS

As part of a series of outreach meetings held by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers, NAHB members Jim McCulley and Jerry Passman joined other small businesses this morning at EPA headquarters to tell federal regulators how to define “waters of the United States” and the limits of federal authority over developers and other private property owners under the Clean Water Act.

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Texas Builders Break Ground on Trade School

Texas Builders Break Ground on Trade School

An Oct. 5 groundbreaking ceremony for the Howard College-San Angelo Construction Trades Center of Excellence was also a day to celebrate expanded career choices for Texas high school graduates – and a new generation of skilled construction workers.

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Spotlight on Construction Trades: Carpentry and Electrical

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Spotlight on Construction Trades: Carpentry and Electrical

As NAHB continues to celebrate Careers in Construction Month, we’re taking a closer look at two skilled trades that are essential components of the home building process: carpenters and electricians.

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Make a Living Building Homes

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Make a Living Building Homes

October is Careers in Construction Month and a great opportunity to focus on the pipeline of skilled workers to the home building industry.

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Kicking Off Careers in Construction Month

Kicking Off Careers in Construction Month

NAHB recently launched a Careers in the Construction Trades webpage to highlight opportunities in six popular trades.

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Tell Job Seekers Why Building is a Great Gig

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Tell Job Seekers Why Building is a Great Gig

October is Careers in Construction Month, an opportunity to increase public awareness about the great jobs available in residential construction and related trade professions. NAHB has the tools to help members and HBAs get started.

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Kicking Off Professional Women in Building Week 2017

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Kicking Off Professional Women in Building Week 2017

Today marks the start of NAHB’s second annual Professional Women in Building Week, a national celebration of the contributions of women in the residential construction industry.

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OSHA Worksite Inspections Temporarily Halted in Irma, Harvey-affected Areas

OSHA Worksite Inspections Temporarily Halted in Irma, Harvey-affected Areas

The suspensions will not apply to OSHA inspections prompted by accidents or deaths.

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NAHB Members Testify before the U.S. Int’l Trade Commission on Softwood Lumber

Filed in Construction Industry, Economics by on September 13, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Members Testify before the U.S. Int’l Trade Commission on Softwood Lumber

Two NAHB members testified before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) on Sept. 12 as part of the ITC’s final hearing to determine whether U.S. lumber producers have been injured as a result of softwood lumber import from Canada

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