Saturday, December 13, 2008

Construction Careers Recruitment Targets Women, Girls, and Highschoolers

Endowed fund set up to benefit Construction Careers Academy
Friday, December 12, 2008 - 10:18 AM CST
San Antonio Business Journal
http://www.bizjournals.com/sanantonio/stories/2008/12/08/daily35.html


Grant funds girls construction trades program
POSTED: 04:00 AM PST Thursday, December 11, 2008
BY DJC STAFF
http://www.djcoregon.com/articleDetail.htm/2008/12/11/Grant-funds-girls-construction-trades-program


ITA strives to increase female participation in construction trades
December 11, 2008
Industry Training Authority
Richard Gilbert
staff writer

http://www.journalofcommerce.com/article/id31701


Reaching out to young women interested in the skilled trades
Updated Wed. Nov. 26 2008 12:32 AM ET
http://southwesternontario.ctv.ca/news.php?id=3303


Hands-on experience gives boost to construction careers
Two years of study on the part of AGC’s Workforce Development Committee resulted in a commitment to construction career academies (CCA) as a way to address the industry’s skilled worker shortage.
http://constructor.construction.com/insideAGC/archives/0711-12_AGC.asp


Turner Construction Completes D.C. School
Staff -- Construction, 10/27/2008
Turner Construction Company has completed the $63-million renovation of the Phelps Architecture, Construction and Engineering High School in Washington, D.C., transforming an abandoned historic school building into a state-of-the-art learning center with a special focus on the architecture, construction and engineering arts. The Phelps Architecture, Construction and Engineering High School is the only one of its kind in the United States and is the first District of Columbia Public School designed to receive a LEED for Schools Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
http://www.acppubs.com/article/CA6604833.html?industryid=48591&nid=3068


BUILDING BLOCKS FOR BRONX' RESURGENCE
By DANIEL BEEKMAN, www.yournabe.com
Last updated: 6:57 pm
December 8, 2008
Posted: 11:49 am
December 3, 2008


Building Blocks targets minorities and women.

"We were able to recruit quite a few people," Brown said. "People from different ethnic backgrounds. People already working in the construction industry, predominantly."
http://www.nypost.com/seven/12032008/news/regionalnews/bronx/building_blocks_for_bronx_resurgence_150027058.htm


Marriott Developer Commits to Indianapolis' Minority Company Goals
updated: 11/20/2008 8:31:46 AM
http://www.insideindianabusiness.com/newsitem.asp?ID=32665

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