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Is Your Business Prepared For Construction Challenges?

Is Your Business Prepared For Construction Challenges?

Optimism is high for the construction industry in 2018, but as with any business, the reality of the challenges facing our field is a possibility and you need to stay prepared to weather the storm. Here are a few tips to help your company remain competitive. Issue: Skilled Trades Shortage 2017 saw a massive increase […]

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Construction Trends to Watch in 2018

2018 promises exciting changes in the construction industry; from emerging augmented and virtual reality technology to an increase in offsite construction demand, our industry is anticipating a record-breaking year. Increased Eco-Friendly/Sustainable Standards The construction industry is experiencing drastic increases in environmentally-friendly and sustainable construction. The changes come after 2017 saw record devastation due to fires […]

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3 Reasons Causing the Skilled Trades Labor Shortage

3 Reasons Causing the Skilled Trades Labor Shortage

By: Jon L. Kinning, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President  The national unemployment rate is at a shocking low of 4.4% due to growth in the manufacturing, construction, professional and technical services, health care and mining industries in 2017. This statistic indicates that the country’s economy is healthy with increased production, more jobs, steady consumer spending and […]

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RK Foundation supports DPS CareerPath program

RK Foundation supports DPS CareerPath program

The RK Foundation recently donated $20,000 as part of a community consortium to assist Denver Public Schools (DPS) with their Youth CareerConnect grant. In partnership with the Department of Labor and Education, the consortium of 31 organizations, along with the DPS Foundation, gave $2.3 million to boost the $7 million STEM grant to $9.3 million. […]

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RK Foundation began by giving back through recycling

The RK Foundation was founded in 2011 in order to building better lives by strengthening communities and providing opportunities for those most in need. The Foundation was initially started (and continues to function) by selling scrap metal from the RK shops and job sites to a metals recycler each month. This way, the Foundation’s financial […]

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RK Foundation provides support for Clothes to Kids Denver

RK Foundation provides support for Clothes to Kids Denver

Clothes to Kids Denver, Inc. helps to provide new and quality used clothing to school-age students from low-income or in-crisis families. The RK Foundation (RKF) has gotten on board in supporting their efforts by fabricating 12 clothing collection bins through the RK sheet metal shop. The bins were placed in Denver Public Schools (DPS) in […]

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