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AGC economist forecasts strong construction growth thanks to ‘shale gale’, Panama Canal expansion
The morning after Republicans won back the U.S. Senate, Ken Simonson, chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of ...
Majority of construction firms have a hard time finding skilled workers
The problem of not being able to find enough skilled craft workers is reaching nearly universal levels in the ...
Despite slow start to 2014 and concerns, top construction economists forecast growth in spending and jobs
The outlook from respected economists in the construction industry continues to be mixed as all the elements for growth ...
Wisconsin contractors are having a hard time making quality hires as demand grows
Like their peers across the country, Wisconsin contractors are preparing for a sizable increase in work in 2014. According ...
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FIU professor says Florida’s worker shortage is temporary due to likelihood of wage increases
Like their peers across the U.S., contractors in Florida are facing a shortage of skilled workers, as a report from ...
AGC’s Simonson: 2014 holds more projects and tame materials prices but also continued worry over the labor shortage
More projects to bid, "tame" materials prices and an increased concern over the availability of labor and skilled workers ...
Three construction economists forecast growth in construction spending through 2017, note causes for concern
Giving their opinions on how they see things shaking out in the remainder of 2013 and how things will ...
Construction economists: spending on slow upward march, housing has long way to go
There are several pluses and minuses in today’s construction spending front, although the overall picture is trending upwards, agreed ...
Construction spending up 7.1% annually as nine-month streak of increases is snapped
A nine-month string of increases in revised construction spending figures was snapped in January, falling 2.1 percent from December ...
AGC forecast promises mixed outlook for 2013 U.S. construction
2013 should be a better year than 2012 for construction firms, but not necessarily a great one, said Ken ...
Construction spending hits highest mark in 3 years
Construction spending increased by 9.6 percent in the year between October 2011 and October 2012, to a 37-month high ...
AGC of America reports 14 percent rise in year-over-year gains
Construction spending in February topped year-ago totals by 5.8 percent as a double-digit increase in private construction offset a ...
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Komatsu unveils HD325-8, HD405-8 off-highway trucks with more power, new cab ...
by Wayne Grayson
U.S.-made, Cat-powered Monterra 4×4/6×6 cabovers are reset Army trucks aimed at ...
by Tom Quimby
ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others ...
by Equipment World Staff
JCB’s 16C-1, 18Z-1 and 19C-1 mini excavators bring new designs, lots ...
by Wayne Grayson
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