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TWENTY-SEVEN PERCENT OF CONSTRUCTION FIRMS REPORT LAYOFFS SINCE THE CORONAVIRUS AS NEW JOBS REPORT...
Association Survey Conducted This Week Suggests Industry's Job Losses are Spreading Rapidly; Officials Call for Additional Federal Measures to Help Avoid Further Layoffs and Economic Pain
FEBRUARY RISE IN CONSTRUCTION OUTLAYS CONTRASTS WITH PANDEMIC-DRIVEN COLLAPSE IN MARCH AS OWNERS, GOVERNMENT...
Survey Finds Contractors Face Shortages of Materials and Workers, Delivery Delays and Cancellations; Association Officials Urge Additional Measures to Help Workers, Firms
NEW DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY GUIDANCE CLARIFIES CONSTRUCTION’S ROLE IN SUPPORTING ESSENTIAL CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE
Construction Officials Say New Federal Guidance Should Signal to State ad Local Officials the Need to Allow Construction Activity
SENATE CORONAVIRUS RELIEF BILL’S TAX AND LENDING PROVISIONS WILL HELP CONSTRUCTION FIRMS, BUT INDUSTRY...
The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement in reaction to the Coronavirus relief measure that passed
CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA’S SMITH FLOORING, INC. WINS DIVERSE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM NATIONAL...
Associated General Contractors of America Also Recognizes Austin Commercial, Hensel Phelps, Central Builders, United Rentals and the AGC of Missouri for their Diversity & Inclusion Programs
Construction employment increased in 32 states in January compared to both December and January 2019, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today.
Mild Weather in Many Parts of the Country May Have Boosted Monthly Results; Construction Officials Caution that the Coronavirus May Impact Deliveries of Materials Manufactured
Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas and Kansas City Have Largest Gains; New York City and Fairbanks, Alaska Lag the Most as Labor Shortages Likely Kept Firms in Many Areas from Adding Even
NEW ANALYSIS OF “PRO ACT” LEGISLATION FINDS THE MEASURE WILL DISPROPORTIONATELY HURT UNION CONTRACTORS...
Union construction contractors and their workers will be disproportionately hurt by proposed legislation known as the PRO
CONSTRUCTION SPENDING DIPS IN DECEMBER AS NONRESIDENTIAL LOSSES OFFSET HOUSING PICKUP; CONTRACTORS FORESEE GAINS...
Construction spending decreased 0.2 percent from November to December as declines in public and private nonresidential projects outweighed a large rise in single-family homebuilding
NEW HOUSE INFRASTRUCTURE PRINCIPLES SEND A CLEAR MESSAGE THAT CONGRESS SHOULD MAKE IMPROVING CIVIL...
Outlines Released By Democrats and Republicans Should Inspire Congress to Make Fixing and Expanding Infrastructure its Top Priority, Top Construction Official Notes
Thirty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between December 2018 and December 2019, while construction employment increased in 29 states from November
ADMINISTRATION’S NEW WATERS RULE WILL PROTECT VITAL WATERWAYS WHILE ELIMINATING CONFUSION THAT THREATENED TO...
Trump Administration's Navigable Waters Protection Rule Will Provide Permitting Clarity For Needed Infrastructure
CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES BY 20,000 IN DECEMBER AND 151,000 IN 2019; CONTRACTORS EXPECT TO...
Survey Finds Optimism about 2020 along with Even Tighter Labor Supply as Construction Unemployment Sets Record December Low; Association Calls for Government to Boost Career
Construction spending rose 4.1 percent from November 2018 to November 2019, while industry employment grew in 226, or 63 percent, out of 358 metro areas, according to a new analysis
Texas and Nevada Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains, Louisiana Has Largest Losses; Association Survey Finds Contractors in All Regions Expect to Add Workers in 2020
Contractors Expect Demand to Expand in Every Market Segment Next Year despite Signs of a Slowing Economy As They Increase Compensation and Adopt Productivity-Boosting Technologies
Construction employment increased by 1,000 jobs in November and by 146,000, or 2.0 percent, over the past 12 months, according to an analysis of new government data
Construction employment grew in 231, or 65 percent, out of 358 metro areas between October 2018 and October 2019, declined in 69 and was unchanged in 58, according to a new analysis of federal employment data
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration(link is external) (OSHA), falls are the leading cause of private sector worker fatalities in the construction