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Transportation employment drops by 5,100 in June

Transportation employment drops by 5,100 in June

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 08, 2013

The transportation sector lost 5,100 jobs in June, despite gains of 195,000 jobs in the overall U.S. economy, according to ...

$1.5B University of Connecticut expansion to create 30k construction jobs

$1.5B University of Connecticut expansion to create 30k...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 12, 2013

Lawmakers in Connecticut have approved a $1.5 billion expansion of the University of Connecticut that will create 30,000 construction jobs, ...

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 ...

Construction unemployment dips to 13.2 percent despite loss of 6k jobs in April

Construction unemployment dips to 13.2 percent despite...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 03, 2013

Despite a loss of  6,000 jobs in the construction industry in April, the industry’s unemployment rate fell to 13.2 percent ...

Transportation construction investments generate $354 billion in annual U.S. economic activity

Transportation construction investments generate $354...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 24, 2013

The money invested in employment and purchases in the transportation construction industry generates $354 billion--or 2.25 percent of the Gross ...

Transportation experiences 28,000-job loss in March

Transportation experiences 28,000-job loss in March

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 05, 2013

Despite a decrease in national unemployment, the transportation sector experienced a decrease of 28,000 jobs in March, The Hill reported. Transportation ...

Smart, skilled class of contractors necessary to navigate worst recovery in modern history

Smart, skilled class of contractors necessary to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 26, 2013

In this era of partisan news both sides will spin any facts any way to make their side look better. ...

Big construction employment gains indicate rising contractor confidence

Big construction employment gains indicate rising...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 11, 2013

On Friday the latest round of figures from the U.S. Labor Department showed that the construction industry enjoyed its highest monthly ...

Construction’s 48k jobs in February is industry’s highest gain in 6 years

Construction’s 48k jobs in February is...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 08, 2013

The construction industry continued its streak of monthly job growth, adding 48,000 jobs in February, the highest monthly gain in ...

Construction employment increases in 139 out of 337 metro areas in December

Construction employment increases in 139 out of 337...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 29, 2013

Construction employment increased in 139 out of 337 metropolitan areas, declined in 131 and was stagnant in 65 between December ...

Construction employment increases in 33 states & D.C. in December

Construction employment increases in 33 states &...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 21, 2013

Construction employment increased in 33 states between November and December, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of ...

Labor shortage: skilled workers walk away, students say no thanks

Labor shortage: skilled workers walk away, students say...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 29, 2012

With housing construction at its highest rate in four years, construction spending up 14 percent since the market bottom in ...

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