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Divergence of construction spending and employment could point to “fundamental change” in the industry

Divergence of construction spending and employment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 17, 2014

Recently, the folks at Business Insider put together a nicely done and comprehensive article on the skilled labor shortage affecting ...

Construction adds 15,000 jobs in February, unemployment rises for third straight month

Construction adds 15,000 jobs in February, unemployment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 07, 2014

The U.S. construction industry added 15,000 jobs in February, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The gain ...

Construction adds 48k jobs in January for highest gain in nearly 7 years, but unemployment rate jumps again

Construction adds 48k jobs in January for highest gain...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 07, 2014

The U.S. construction industry added 48,000 jobs in January, posting its highest employment gain since before the start of the ...

Construction industry loses 16k jobs in December, unemployment rate jumps

Construction industry loses 16k jobs in December,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 10, 2014

Diverging greatly from hopeful reports that came earlier in the week, the U.S. construction industry lost 16,000 jobs in December, ...

No housing, construction jobs or spending reports until government shutdown is over

No housing, construction jobs or spending reports until...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 07, 2013

Though we had a ton of news coming in to the site last week thanks to the big ICUEE 2013 ...

The construction industry now accounts for the most U.S. workplace deaths thanks to a 5% increase in 2012

The construction industry now accounts for the most...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 26, 2013

With 775 fatal injuries in 2012, private construction rose to the top of all U.S. industries in the number of ...

Construction adds 13k jobs in June, unemployment drops to 9.8%

Construction adds 13k jobs in June, unemployment drops...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 05, 2013

U.S. construction added 13,000 jobs in June, giving the industry its highest employment total in nearly four years. The total number ...

Construction industry adds 7k jobs in May, unemployment drops to lowest rate in nearly 5 years

Construction industry adds 7k jobs in May, unemployment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 07, 2013

The construction industry added 7,000 jobs in May to reach its highest total of workers in nearly four years, according ...

Lack of skilled construction workers and technicians could choke off economic recovery

Lack of skilled construction workers and technicians...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 07, 2013

Goldman Sachs today released a report naming the 40 stocks it thinks will boom in the coming months. Not surprising, ...

Construction is 4th most dangerous profession with 2nd most fatal injuries

Construction is 4th most dangerous profession with 2nd...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 25, 2013

  There's a reason we recognize attention to good safety practices with a separate award each year as part of our ...

Nonresidential fixed investment drops 12% in Q1 2012

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 27, 2012

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) says that nonresidential fixed investment in structures dropped 12 percent in the first quarter ...

Construction jobs grow in more states, metros in...

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Mar 16, 2011

Construction employment rose in 29 states in D.C. from December to January – despite widespread harsh weather in mid-January – ...

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