Associated General Contractors of America

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Construction employment increases in 223 metro areas

Construction employment increases in 223 metro areas

Construction employment expanded in 223 metro areas, declined in 72 and was stagnant in 44 between July 2013 and July 2014, according to a new analysis. Full story

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July construction employment increases in 39 states

July construction employment increases in 39 states

Nevada has largest 12-month percentage gain and florida adds largest number of jobs. Delaware and Virginia top one-month lists. Full story

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Construction industry adds 22,000 jobs in July

Construction industry adds 22,000 jobs in July

New government data shows the uneven nature of the construction industry's recovery, as the sector added 22,000 jobs in July, but suffered a pullback in spending in June. Full story

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Construction employment increases in 40 states

Construction employment increases in 40 states

Construction firms added jobs in 40 states and the District of Columbia over the past 12 months and in 30 states and D.C. between April and May. Full story

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AGC joins Hiring Our Heroes program

AGC joins Hiring Our Heroes program

The Associated General Contractors of America announced that it is joining the national Hiring Our Heroes program. Full story

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Construction industry adds 6,000 jobs

Construction industry adds 6,000 jobs

Construction employers added 6,000 workers to payrolls in May as the industry’s unemployment rate dropped to 8.6 percent. Full story

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Construction employment increases in 197 out of 339 metro areas

Construction employment increases in 197 out of 339 metro areas

Construction employment expanded in 197 metro areas, declined in 87 and was stagnant in 55 between March 2013 and March 2014. Full story

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Construction spending edges higher in March

Construction spending edges higher in March

Construction put in place totaled $943 billion in March, 0.2 percent above the revised February total and matching the latest estimate for January. Full story

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Construction industry adds 15,000 jobs in February

Construction industry adds 15,000 jobs in February

Job gains in both residential and nonresidential segments, along with an exodus of experienced workers, suggest risk of widespread worker availability problems. Full story

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Construction spending posts biggest increase since 2006

Construction spending posts biggest increase since 2006

Growth comes despite harsh winter weather in many parts of the country economist says. Full story

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Construction spending inches up

Construction spending inches up

Total construction spending edged up 0.1 percent in December and rose by a modest 4.8 percent for all of 2013. Full story

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Construction employment increased in 192 areas

Construction employment increased in 192 areas

Construction employment expanded in 192 metro areas, declined in 84 and was stagnant in 63 between December 2012 and December 2013. Full story

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Construction firms expect growing demand in 2014

Construction firms expect growing demand in 2014

Many firms plan to start hiring again and most contractors predict demand will either grow or remain stable in virtually every market segment this year. Full story

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Construction employment declined by 16,000 jobs in December

Construction employment declined by 16,000 jobs in December

Construction employment declined by 16,000 in December but the industry unemployment rate fell to 11.4 percent. Full story

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Construction spending increased by 5.9 percent

Construction spending increased by 5.9 percent

Total construction spending increased between October and November and for the year amid growing private-sector demand. Full story

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Construction employers add 17,000 jobs in November

Construction employers add 17,000 jobs in November

Industry adds 178,000 jobs during the past 12 months as construction spending hit four-year high in October. Full story

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Construction spending at four-year peak in October

Construction spending at four-year peak in October

An unusual surge in public construction in October pushed total construction spending to its highest level since May 2009. Full story

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Construction employment increases in 39 states

Construction employment increases in 39 states

Construction employment increased in 39 states over the past 12 months, the most widespread gains since April 2012. Full story

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Construction employers add 11,000 jobs in October

Construction employers add 11,000 jobs in October

The construction industry’s unemployment rate drops to 9% as worries about lack of skilled workers re-rmerge. Full story

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Construction employment increased in 26 states

Construction employment increased in 26 states

Construction employment increased in 26 between July and August and in 35 states for the year. Full story



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