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Construction adds 48,000 workers in December, employment up 5 percent YOY

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

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 09, 2015

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

Construction unemployment rate drops despite losing 6k jobs in April

Construction unemployment rate drops despite losing 6k...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 03, 2013

After riding a four-month streak of employment gains to the highest total employment the industry had seen in nearly four ...

Construction adds 18k to workforce amid weak jobs report

Construction adds 18k to workforce amid weak jobs...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 05, 2013

Though industry growth slowed considerably month-to-month, by adding 18,000 jobs in March, construction continued its streak of job growth, according ...

Construction equipment investment expected to continue above average growth in 2013

Construction equipment investment expected to continue...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 04, 2013

Construction equipment investment is expected to continue to grow and an above average rate over the next three to six motnhs, ...

Construction, manufacturing spending growth push U.S. stock futures forward

Construction, manufacturing spending growth push U.S....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2013

Ahead of reports on manufacturing and construction spending for February, U.S. stock futures edged higher after the three-day Easter holiday, ...

Q3 GDP: U.S. economic growth is ‘slow but not slowing’

Q3 GDP: U.S. economic growth is ‘slow but not...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 29, 2012

The U.S. economy may be sluggish, but Oct. 26 from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reported 2.0 percent growth ...

U.S. industrial manufacturers see some sunshine in forecast revenue growth expectations

U.S. industrial manufacturers see some sunshine in...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 25, 2012

It's not all doom and gloom anymore. We all know the U.S. economy has been in the dumps, and it's ...

Clark: Alternative fuels key to American economic prosperity

Clark: Alternative fuels key to American economic...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 16, 2012

Retired U.S. Army Gen. Wesley Clark on Tuesday, May 15, said the investment, development and use of alternative fuel ...

Clark: Alternative fuels key to American economic prosperity

Clark: Alternative fuels key to American economic...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 16, 2012

Retired U.S. Army Gen. Wesley Clark on Tuesday, May 15, said the investment, development and use of alternative fuel ...

Economic Outlook: How long is recovery in a ‘Humpty...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 02, 2011

The good news is that the U.S. economy is growing — with the exception of the housing market — but ...

Oil prices climb to $77

Posted by on Aug 04, 2010

Oil climbed and hovered around $77 a barrel as the U.S. economy’s demand for crude oil dropped after weak U.S. ...

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