Category: Construction

Diesel, Lumber, And The State Of Staffing – December 5, 2017

The weekly changes in the price of diesel and lumber give a quick snapshot into the state of staffing in the construction and distribution industries. Diesel Price Tracker National Average Price Per Gallon: $2.922 As anticipated, OPEC confirmed this week that it will cut oil production through the end of 2018. This caused forecasters to …

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The Opioid Crisis And Blue-Collar Industries

We’ve written before about how drug use is shrinking the American workforce. Now there’s a new wrinkle to the problem of substance abuse in the workplace: the opioid crisis. The Scale Of The Opioid Epidemic In 2016, more than 64,000 people died from overdoses of opioids. Drug overdose is now the leading cause of death for …

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Diesel, Lumber, And The State Of Staffing – November 28, 2017

The weekly changes in the price of diesel and lumber give a quick snapshot into the state of staffing in the construction and distribution industries. Diesel Price Tracker National Average Price Per Gallon: $2.926 Globally, oil prices fell today due to uncertainty in the market. OPEC will be meeting on November 30 to discuss whether …

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Diesel, Lumber, And The State Of Staffing – November 21, 2017

The weekly changes in the price of diesel and lumber give a quick snapshot into the state of staffing in the construction and distribution industries. Diesel Price Tracker National Average Price Per Gallon: $2.912 Petroleum output cuts in the Middle East caused global oil prices to rise today, although the average price of diesel in …

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Diesel, Lumber, And The State Of Staffing – November 14, 2017

The weekly changes in the price of diesel and lumber give a quick snapshot into the state of staffing in the construction and distribution industries. Diesel Price Tracker National Average Price Per Gallon: $2.915 Tensions in the Middle East and supply interruptions in Iraq and Nigeria have pushed oil above $60 a barrel. The last …

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Diesel, Lumber, And The State Of Staffing – November 7, 2017

The weekly changes in the price of diesel and lumber give a quick snapshot into the state of staffing in the construction and distribution industries. Diesel Price Tracker National Average Price Per Gallon: $2.882 Petroleum prices rose more than they have in six weeks. Much of the rise was caused by heightening tensions overseas, specifically …

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Diesel, Lumber, And The State Of Staffing – October 31, 2017

The weekly changes in the price of diesel and lumber give a quick snapshot into the state of staffing in the construction and distribution industries. Diesel Price Tracker National Average Price Per Gallon: $2.819 The national average price of diesel rose by $0.022 compared to last week. Oil production in the Gulf Coast region is …

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