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Construction spending inches up 0.1% in June

Construction spending inches up 0.1% in June

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 04, 2015

With no change to nonresidential spending, total construction spending in the U.S. saw its smallest gain in five months, according ...

Alabama’s new building permit fee will fund statewide construction education and training

Alabama’s new building permit fee will fund...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 07, 2015

Though the construction industry's rebound is in full effect with spending at a nearly 7-year high and jobs at a ...

U.S. construction spending continues climb; up 0.8% in May

U.S. construction spending continues climb; up 0.8% in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 02, 2015

Nonresidential projects again led to a sizable gain in U.S. construction spending during May, according to preliminary estimates from the Commerce Department. Spending ...

Is the golden age of underground construction upon us?

Is the golden age of underground construction upon us?

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 25, 2015

During the Great Recession, one phrase reached cliché status: “this is the new normal.” In other words, suck it up, things ...

Construction spending up 2.2% in April to $1 trillion, 6-year high

Construction spending up 2.2% in April to $1 trillion,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 01, 2015

Big gains in nonresidential boosted total construction spending in April 2.2 percent, according to preliminary estimates from the Commerce Department. Spending rose to a seasonally adjusted ...

U.S. contractors optimistic about 2015 with 80% planning to make new hires, buy new equipment

U.S. contractors optimistic about 2015 with 80%...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 22, 2015

After finishing 2014 with employment at nearly a six-year high, hiring within the construction industry is expected to expand at ...

Obama urges Congress to focus on improving infrastructure rather than Keystone XL in State of the Union

Obama urges Congress to focus on improving...

Posted by James Jaillet on Jan 21, 2015

President Barack Obama in his sixth State of the Union address made little mention of issues related directly to construction and transportation, ...

Feds to crack down on widespread construction tax evasion scheme in Florida

Feds to crack down on widespread construction tax...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 14, 2015

The federal government has announced a partnership with Florida state officials to begin cracking down on the widespread use of ...

Iowa contractor takes aim at employee retention and safety with hefty monthly bonus checks

Iowa contractor takes aim at employee retention and...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 12, 2015

Although still in its early days, a program implemented by J. Pettiecord, Des Moines, Iowa, in September is already having ...

Construction adds 48,000 workers in December to finish 2014 at nearly 6-year high

Construction adds 48,000 workers in December to finish...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 09, 2015

The construction industry added Americans to its workforce in every month of 2014, an employment streak capped by an addition ...

The Top 14 Construction and Heavy Equipment Stories of 2014

The Top 14 Construction and Heavy Equipment Stories of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 31, 2014

In these last hours of 2014, it's easy to look forward to getting 2015 underway, especially for those in the ...

Why we don’t run straight press releases and why you should care

Why we don’t run straight press releases and why you...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 12, 2014

We get press releases daily from companies who want to tell our audience about new products, initiatives and corporate changes. ...

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