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Despite slow start to 2014 and concerns, top construction economists forecast growth in spending and jobs

Despite slow start to 2014 and concerns, top...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 17, 2014

The outlook from respected economists in the construction industry continues to be mixed as all the elements for growth are ...

Vehicles crashed into 45% of U.S. highway contractors’ work zones in 2013

Vehicles crashed into 45% of U.S. highway...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 11, 2014

Vehicles crashed into 45 percent of highway contractors’ work zones in the past year, according to the study results released ...

Alabama backs dual enrollment for high school students to boost skilled workforce

Alabama backs dual enrollment for high school students...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 07, 2014

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley recently detailed a plan he hopes will increase the number of skilled workers in the state ...

Contractors urged to send hardhats to their Congressmen in campaign to fix Highway Trust Fund

Contractors urged to send hardhats to their Congressmen...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 14, 2014

A group of associations and labor unions is working to alert Congress to the looming insolvency of the Highway Trust ...

Wisconsin contractors are having a hard time making quality hires as demand grows

Wisconsin contractors are having a hard time making...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 14, 2014

Like their peers across the country, Wisconsin contractors are preparing for a sizable increase in work in 2014. According to ...

Al Landes, president and COO of Missouri’s Herzog Contracting, named AGC of America president

Al Landes, president and COO of Missouri’s Herzog...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 13, 2014

Industry veteran Alan Landes has been named Associated General Contractors of America's 2014 president. Landes was installed at the close of ...

AGC-backed .Build domain name could give contractors a larger presence online

AGC-backed .Build domain name could give contractors a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 06, 2014

Very soon, rather than construction business' Web address ending in a boring ".com" or ".net," contractors in the U.S. will ...

More funding, charter schools part of AGC’s plan to thwart construction’s skilled worker shortage

More funding, charter schools part of AGC’s plan...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 14, 2014

During an event at the Washburn Institute of Technology in Topeka, Kansas, the Associated General Contractors of America unveiled its plan to ...

San Antonio AGC president says he plans to “double down” on solving skilled worker shortage

San Antonio AGC president says he plans to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 15, 2014

During a banquet Tuesday, the newly-installed 2014 president of the Assocaited General Contractors of America's San Antonio chapter said the ...

AGC’s Simonson: 2014 holds more projects and tame materials prices but also continued worry over the labor shortage

AGC’s Simonson: 2014 holds more projects and tame...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2014

More projects to bid, "tame" materials prices and an increased concern over the availability of labor and skilled workers are ...

Three construction economists forecast growth in construction spending through 2017, note causes for concern

Three construction economists forecast growth in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 28, 2013

Giving their opinions on how they see things shaking out in the remainder of 2013 and how things will shape ...

Will recruiting Millennials to the construction and manufacturing industries prove impossible?

Will recruiting Millennials to the construction and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 12, 2013

Last week we told you about a survey by Associated General Contractors of America in which 74 percent of contractors ...

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