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Monday, August 3, 2020
National Response to Coronavirus a Work in Progress »
Ever since COVID-19 swept across the country, resulting in lockdowns and a devastated economy, DCA and virtually every oth...
Tuesday, July 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
White House Streamlines Infrastructure Project Approval Fact Sheet »
President Donald J. Trump Is Modernizing Federal Environmental Reviews to Accelerate America’s Infrastructure Development:...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Summary Video of DCA's Webinar with Jason Dorsey »
We hope you enjoyed DCA's Webinar with Jason Dorsey on Leading the New Normal. View a Summary Video from Jason
Thursday, June 25, 2020
OQIP Website is now Live! »
The OQIP Website is now Live!   The website of the Operator Qualification Integrity Process or OQIP is now liv...
Thursday, June 4, 2020
Pipeline Leadership Conference Pivots to Virtual Platform for 2020 »
BRECKSVILLE, Ohio, June 4, 2020 — The Pipeline Leadership Conference today announced that its 2020 conference will be pres...
Friday, November 22, 2019
Registration is now open for the NASTT 2020 No-Dig Show »
Registration is now open for the NASTT 2020 No-Dig Show – the largest tradeshow and conference solely devoted to the trenc...
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Should Your Child Consider A Career In A Trade? »
Although the price of college is soaring and a four-year degree isn’t the guarantee of financial security it once was, 70%...
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Beyond Workforce Development, Workforce Solutions »
Are you tired yet of pulling from the same employment pool? If the answer is yes, then you are ready to explore the new wo...
Friday, October 11, 2019
Welders Make $150,000? Bring Back Shop Class »
Taking pride in learning to make and build things can begin in high school. Plenty of jobs await.   In American...
Friday, October 11, 2019
John Deere Works looking to the next generation to fill the skills gap »
  DAVENPORT, Iowa — John Deere Works invited about 60 eighth graders from area schools to learn about modern manuf...
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Keystone XL Alternate Route Wins Approval From Nebraska Court »
Keystone XL Alternate Route Wins Approval From Nebraska Court   The Nebraska Supreme Court ruled unanimously on...
Thursday, August 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Overcoming Workforce Challenges Takes Constant Communication »
In October 2009, the U.S. unemployment rate peaked at 10 percent.  Nearly 10 years later, it’s at 3.7 percent – or th...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
AGCA: 42 states report construction employment »
Forty-two states added construction jobs between June 2018 and June 2019, while construction employment increased in 30 st...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Registration Open for CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2020 »
For a video preview of CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 Click below Get Your Tickets Early and...
Friday, June 14, 2019
New Austin camp encourages girls to consider construction careers »
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Thirteen middle-school-age girls are spending the week learning valuable skills as a precursor to possible...
Thursday, May 30, 2019
DCA Supports SkillsUSA To Champion Workforce Development, Close Skills Gap »
  Leesburg, Va. — Distribution Contractors Association (DCA), headquartered in Richardson, Texas, has announced supp...
Monday, May 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pennsylvania Counties Using Fiber Optics to Improve 911 Capabilities »
(UC) – For years, fiber-optic cables have been the gold standard in speed and reliability for telecommunication networks....
Monday, May 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New INGAA Report Highlights Importance of Natural Gas to a Lower-Carbon Economy »
Washington, D.C. — Natural gas will remain a significant contributor to the energy portfolio and to economic growth in the...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University »
Like most other American high school students, Garret Morgan had it drummed into him constantly: Go to college. Get a bach...
Monday, April 8, 2019
National Safe Digging Month Highlights Importance of Calling 811 »
(UC) - As the calendar turns to April and spring temperatures arrive, home improvement and construction work steadily incr...
Monday, December 10, 2018
4 Biggest Challenges in the Construction Industry »
Like every other industry, technology is changing the world of construction. Society itself is putting greater pressure on...
Friday, September 14, 2018
The College Bubble Is Starting To Burst — And That’s A Good Thing »
The College Bubble Is Starting To Burst — And That’s A Good Thing Useless Degrees: A good indication of a tightenin...
Friday, September 14, 2018
AGA White Paper: Pipeline Construction Inspection Practices »
AGA White Paper:  Pipeline Construction Inspection Practices
Tuesday, August 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Teaching union history part of local Labor Day festival »
In 1900, thousands came out for a Labor Day Parade in downtown Wilkes-Barre and subsequent park gathering celebrating unio...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
LIUNA General President’s Statement on the Passing of Senator McCain »
Washington, D.C. (August 28, 2018) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SkillsUSA builds a strong foundation for the workforce »
SkillsUSA is strengthening the talent pipeline to American industries by instilling valuable work-ready skills and leaders...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
One More Step Toward Aggressive Enforcement of OSHA's Construction Silica Standard »
OSHA Publishes New Construction Industry Silica Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). With no fanfare whatsoever, OSHA...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Construction Workers Work Longer Hours Due to the Skilled Labor Shortage »
The construction industry is growing at a slower rate than in years past, contributing to the current shortage of skilled...
Friday, August 3, 2018
College Station High School Students Promote CTE Through Virtual Reality »
Members at College Station High School took an imaginative approach to test game-creation abilities, strategic leadership...
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Congress Clears Bill to Revise Tech Education Grant Program »
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 10.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'PT Serif'; color: #323333} Congress has approved bipartisan leg...