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AGC: Construction employment up in 138 out of 337 metro...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 27, 2011

Construction employment increased in 138 out of 337 metropolitan areas between March 2010 and March 2011, decreased in 153 and ...

Construction employment down in December

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 10, 2011

Employment in construction declined by 16,000 during the month of December 2010 as the industry’s unemployment rate hit 20.7 percent, ...

AGC: Construction spending up, but industry still...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 10, 2011

Construction spending increased by 0.4 percent in November, the third straight rise in the total, the Associated General Contractors of ...

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