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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 adds 17,000 jobs in May; unemployment drops again

Construction adds 17,000 jobs in May; unemployment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2015

The U.S. construction industry established for itself another streak in jobs gains during May, adding 17,000 jobs for the month. According to preliminary data ...

After 40 years in business, Savannah firm J.T. Turner Construction to cease operations

After 40 years in business, Savannah firm J.T. Turner...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 16, 2015

In announcing that Savannah-based firm J.T. Turner Construction Co. Inc. is closing its doors, founder Jim Turner said his company is the ...

Just about every type of skilled construction profession got a raise last year

Just about every type of skilled construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 12, 2015

Wages for skilled construction workers are up nearly across the board, according to the latest wage survey from the National Center ...

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 ...

Caterpillar shares fall after analyst downgrades stock due to falling oil prices

Caterpillar shares fall after analyst downgrades stock...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 06, 2015

While the falling price of oil has been delighting consumers at the pump across the U.S. for the last couple of ...

Construction adds 20,000 workers in November, but unemployment rises

Construction adds 20,000 workers in November, but...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 08, 2014

With an addition of 20,000 workers during November, the U.S. construction industry added employees to its workforce for an 11th ...

Construction adds 16,000 workers in September, unemployment falls 7 points

Construction adds 16,000 workers in September,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 03, 2014

The construction industry added jobs during September, extending a streak of job gains now nine months long. Construction added 16,000 workers ...

Construction critical to growth of unconventional energy market

Construction critical to growth of unconventional...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 01, 2014

Construction is a key player throughout the “unconventional” oil and gas supply chain, according to a just-released study by the ...

PCA forecasts steady growth for cement consumption through 2016 as construction activity increases

PCA forecasts steady growth for cement consumption...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 25, 2014

According to the latest forecast from the Portland Cement Association (PCA), cement consumption in the U.S. will see steady gains ...

Is construction “dead in the water”? Greenspan comment highlights industry’s mixed feelings about recovery

Is construction “dead in the water”?...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 10, 2014

Despite many positives in the industry right now, Alan Greenspan is pointing a finger of blame in construction's direction. According to ...

Construction equipment among quickest recovering industries from recession; contributes the economic value of an entire state

Construction equipment among quickest recovering...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 09, 2014

According to a new study of the construction equipment industry released Tuesday by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, the industry ...

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