Tagged: Cdi Contractors

Employers Turning to Two-Year Community Colleges for Workforce Training Needs

Employers Turning to Two-Year Community Colleges for Workforce Training Needs

Health CareTechnology & TelecomCover Story

Workforce development has become a popular issue as industry leaders have said they have a hard time finding enough quality workers to fill their needs. It’s a renewed focus of groups like the Northwest Arkansas Council, which recently announced a three-year plan to strengthen the area’s workforce development and the ties between employers and schools. read more >

Big River Pushes Construction Total to $2.2B

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The valuation of large commercial projects underway in Arkansas approached $2.2 billion, nearly double the tally from a year ago. The big leap was thanks in no small measure to the $700 million construction contract for the Big River Steel Mill manufacturing facility near Osceola. read more >

Stakes are High in $68M Renovation of Robinson Center

Stakes are High in $68M Renovation of Robinson Center

Cover Story

Robinson Center is a multipurpose venue. It must accommodate the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Broadway plays, Ballet Arkansas and commencement ceremonies — in addition to conventions and conferences — and each of these has different and sometimes even opposite technical requirements, particularly acoustical requirements. read more >

VCC Climbs to No. 1 with Revenue of $607M

VCC Climbs to No. 1 with Revenue of $607M

Business ListTransportation

Business among the largest Arkansas general contractors was down as a group during 2013. Nine of the firms on this year’s list of largest commercial contractors recorded revenue gains while 13 reported declines. Three firms reported no change. read more >