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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 ...

Final Take

Final Take

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Jul 01, 2011

By Lauren Heartsill Dowdle   Get rewarded for your giving Charitable projects are standard operating procedures for many contractors. You donate labor and ...

AGC recognizes Turner Construction for safety

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 04, 2011

The Associated General Contractors of America recognized Turner Construction Co. as one of the safest construction companies in the ...

Good Samaritan protection for construction volunteers

Good Samaritan protection for construction volunteers

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 03, 2011

Contractors, engineers and architects who respond to the immediate needs of a disaster such as the Alabama tornado do so ...

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