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PRODUCER PRICES FOR CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND SERVICES JUMP 24 PERCENT OVER 12 MONTHS, THREATENING...
Construction Association Calls on President to Immediately End Tariffs and Quotas on Steel, Aluminum, and Lumber as First Step to Easing Pressure on Construction Costs and Supply-Chain
BIDEN ADMINISTRATION PROPOSALS FOR SUPPLY-CHAIN RELIEF WILL WORSEN WORKFORCE PROBLEMS WHILE IGNORING MOST PROMISING...
Construction Association Calls for End to Tariffs on Lumber, Steel and Aluminum in Order to Deliver Prompt Relief Instead
Construction Officials Say New Infrastructure Funding, Tariff Relief and Measures to Reduce Manufacturing and Delivery Delays for Key Materials Needed to Jump Start Nonresidential Activity
Annual Survey by HCSS and Associated General Contractors of America Finds Drivers and Passengers are at Greater Risk of Injury and Death in Work Zone Crashes As Officials Urge Drivers
Biden Administration Plan to Allow States to Impose Local Hire Programs on Highway and Projects Bypasses Need for More Career and Technical Education Programs
NONRESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION OUTLAYS DROP IN MARCH FOR FOURTH-STRAIGHT MONTH AS WEAK DEMAND, SUPPLY-CHAIN WOES...
Nonresidential construction spending fell to a two-year low in March as contractors struggled with slumping demand for most project types and growing shortages of materials, transport
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Odessa, Texas Have Worst 12-Month Employment Losses, While Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Wash. and Sierra Vista-Douglas, Ariz. Lead List of 104
PRESIDENT’S MUCH-NEEDED INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS ARE LIKELY TO BE UNDERMINED BY PROPOSAL’S MISGUIDED LABOR AND...
President Biden is Right to Focus on Improving a Broad Range of Infrastructure Projects, But Taxing Employers and Imposing Draconian New Labor Rules will Undermine Economic Growth
CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT IN FEBRUARY TRAILS PRE-PANDEMIC LEVEL IN 44 STATES AS SOARING COSTS, SUPPLY-CHAIN...
Texas, Louisiana Have Worst Job Losses Since Pandemic Struck, While Utah, Idaho Gain the Most; Association Issue Inflation Alert and Urges Immediate Relief on Tariffs, Examination of Supply
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Lake Charles, La. Have Worst 12-Month Employment Losses; Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, Calif. and Sierra Vista-Douglas, Ariz. Top Ranks
CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT IN JANUARY LAGS PRE-PANDEMIC MARK IN 42 STATES AS CANCELED PROJECTS, SUPPLY-CHAIN...
Texas, Louisiana Have Worst Job Losses Since Pandemic Struck, While Idaho Adds the Most Jobs; California, South Carolina Have Worst One-Month Job Losses as Florida, Vermont Top
SOARING MATERIALS COSTS, SUPPLY-CHAIN PROBLEMS & PROJECT CANCELLATIONS CONTINUE TO IMPACT CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ONE...
Association Officials Warn Industry Will Have a Hard Time Recovering Unless President and Congress Act Promptly
On Thursday, March 11 at 2 p.m. EST, the Associated General Contractors of America will release new data showing the impacts of the coronavirus on the construction sector one year into the pandemic. The new data is based on a survey of construction
Democrats' Vote in Favor of the PRO Act Will Hurt Workers and Undermine the Economic Recovery, Top Construction Industry Official Says, Urges Senate to Reject Measure Before it Harms
CONSTRUCTION SPENDING RISES IN JANUARY AS PRIVATE NONRESIDENTIAL SECTOR STAGES RARE GAIN, BUT RISING...
Private Nonresidential Market Shrinks 10 Percent Since January 2020 with Declines in All 11 Segments; Growing Cancellations, Proposed Labor Law Change Threaten to Harm Employers
Price increases—some to record-setting levels—and long delivery delays are causing hardships for construction firms that are also experiencing challenges in completing projects with crews limited
Construction employment stagnated in January, ending eight months of recovery from the pandemic-related losses of early 2020, according to an analysis by the Associated General
Construction employment decreased from December 2019 to December 2020 in more than half of the nation's metro areas despite a surge in homebuilding and remodeling, according
CONSTRUCTION SPENDING DIVERGES IN DECEMBER WITH SLUMP IN PRIVATE NONRESIDENTIAL SECTOR, MIXED PUBLIC WORK,...
Demand for Nonresidential Construction and Public Works Will Decline Amid Ongoing Pandemic Concerns, Worsening State
Few Construction Firms Expect the Industry to Recover to Pre-Pandemic Levels Anytime Soon, While Demand for Most Types of Projects is Likely to Fall amid Growing Project Delays