UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University on Friday dedicated new classrooms for the science and health programs after 21 years of planning.
Steve Kasper, left front, department chair of Building Construction & Industrial Technology, demonstrates using a sledgehammer on Aug. 27 as students dismantle a house before rebuilding it at South Suburban College in South Holland.
Shaqeia Johnson, of Hammond, hammers nails out of a board in her carpentry class on Aug. 27 at South Suburban College in South Holland.
Donnie Giles, of East Hazel Crest, practices stick welding beads on a plate in his Highway Construction Careers Training Program class on Aug. 27 at South Suburban College in South Holland. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a need for 875,000 high-tech industrial jobs by 2020.
Darius Smith, of Calumet City, hammers nails out of a board as he works Aug. 27 on tearing down a house in a carpentry class at South Suburban College in South Holland.
Donnie Giles, of East Hazel Crest, practices stick welding beads on a plate on Aug. 27 in his Highway Construction Careers Training Program class at South Suburban College in South Holland. It's a 12-week, 450-hour program aimed at helping students get started with a career in the trades. SS…
Charles Rodriguez Jr., of Lansing, left, and Lekeif Sudor, of South Holland, take a break outside their welding booths during their Highway Construction Careers Training Program class at South Suburban College in South Holland. SSC is one of 12 schools around the state of Illinois to offer t…
Darius Smith, of Calumet City, left, Justice Allen, of Country Club Hills, and Kendell Godfrey, also of Calumet City, work on tearing down a house in their carpentry class Aug. 27 at South Suburban College in South Holland. Local colleges are offering classes in the trades to close a coming…
Adjunct welding instructor Lisa Moran, left, watches as Lemoyne Smith, of Chicago, practices stick welding beads on a plate on Aug. 27 in the Highway Construction Careers Training Program at South Suburban College in South Holland. Training in the trades, such as carpentry and welding, offer…
Four years of steady improvement have kept construction workers on the job and low price inflation on materials is making life a little easier for for owners and customers.
The refrain has been familiar almost every time The Times Board of Economists has met over the past few years: The economy is improving but slowly, more slowly than anyone would like.
PORTAGE| Construction crossed a major milestone on MonoSol's $95 million expansion in Portage, which is expected to result in 157 new jobs by the end of the decade.
NIPSCO's Mike Hooper gave The Times a tour of one of its electric modernization projects, which will upgrade its grid and improve reliability.
MERRILLVILLE | The 73rd Avenue Bridge over Interstate 65 closed Monday for two weeks of repairs and maintenance, Indiana Department of Transportation representatives said.
HOBART | Friday was “Canstruction” day for nine teams of middle school students participating in the Superheroes for Hunger competition at Southlake Mall.
PORTAGE | Throughout the southern part of the city, you can hear the tapping of hammers hitting roofing nails.
PORTAGE | In less than a year, two blocks within the city's downtown redevelopment area will look much different.
CROWN POINT | An Illinois-based company that rents aerial work platforms and material handling equipment is relocating its corporate headquarters and service hub to Crown Point.
This being summer, it's officially road construction season. It's also time for the perennial reminder that extra caution must be exercised in work zones.
The repairs on the two CSX railroad bridges over U.S. 231 are complete, and the road is open again, a spokesman for the Indiana Department of Transportation said.
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