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ACG asks government to reconsider new hiring rules

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 24, 2012

On May 24, the Associated General Contractors of America and 10 other national business associations requested the Obama administration reconsider ...

Good news, bad news on construction employment front

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 04, 2012

The construction industry lost 2,000 jobs in April, following similar declines of 3,000 in March and 1,000 in February, but ...

More than two-thirds of highway construction crews hit...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 23, 2012

The Associated General Contractors of America reported today that 68 percent of the nation's highway contractors have had motor vehicles ...

Material prices spike

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 12, 2012

Despite relatively weak overall demand and stagnant project prices, the cost of construction materials jumped in March. Ken Simonson, chief ...

AGC: Construction employment ups, downs

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 20, 2012

Construction employment declined in 111 out of 337 metropolitan areas between January 2011 and January 2012, increased in 169 and ...

Cost of construction materials escalates dramatically

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 15, 2012

The cost of construction materials accelerated dramatically in February after moderating for several months, according to an analysis of producer ...

Construction employment up in 28 states

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 13, 2012

Construction employment rose in 28 states and the District of Columbia between January 2011 and January 2012, while 20 states ...

Construction employment rises

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 09, 2012

The construction industry was up 21,000 jobs in January, likely due to two months of unseasonably mild winter weather. The ...

Nonresidential construction employment increases

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 09, 2012

Nonresidential construction employment increased in December by 17,000 despite a 16 percent decrease in overall construction employment. Associated General Contractors ...

Contractor of the Year Finalist

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 03, 2011

Thomas “Tommy” Burleson Johnson City, Tennessee This agile firm keeps a sharp eye on trends that can impact tomorrow’s jobs By Marcia Gruver ...

AGC: Aviation hold putting 24,000 construction jobs at...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 27, 2011

Associated General Contractors of America's chief economist says Congressional failure to pass federal aviation legislation is putting roughly 24,000 construction ...

Stantec managing principal named Civil Engineer of the Year

Stantec managing principal named Civil Engineer of the...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 19, 2011

Stantec Managing Principal John Welsh was recently named “Civil Engineer of the Year” by the American Society of Civil Engineers ...

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