News Releases

This page offers media the most up–to–date information on hot industry topics including commentary and analysis on the latest trends in construction economics, the impact of legislative, regulatory and environmental issues on the construction industry, and the ways AGC is educating the industry on safety and health initiatives.

Released Headline
10/16/2023 Construction Industry Kicks Off Week-Long Focus On Diversity & Inclusion With “Toolbox Talk” Among Workers At K.C. Current Stadium Project
10/11/2023 AGC PAC: The Associated General Contractors Of America Political Action Committee Encourages Senator Sinema To Run For The U.S. Senate
10/06/2023 Construction Employment Rises By 11,000 Jobs In September But Firms Struggle To Fill Openings Despite 5.5 Percent Increase In Hourly Pay
10/02/2023 Construction Spending Grows 0.5 Percent In August To A $1.98 Trillion Annual Rate With Widespread Residential And Nonresidential Gains
09/27/2023 Construction Employment Increases In 223 Of 358 Metro Areas Between August 2022 And August 2023 As Contractors Try To Keep Up With Demand
09/26/2023 78 Percent Of Civil Contractors Expect Project Backlog Increase Or Remain The Same As Infrastructure Funding Kicks In, New Study By AGC And Procore Finds
09/19/2023 Construction Employment Rises In 45 States & D.C. From August 2022 To August 2023, While 32 States & D.C. Add Employees Between July & August
09/14/2023 Producer Price Index For Construction Materials And Services Rises 1.1 Percent In August, Outpacing 0.2 Increase In Contractors’ Bid Prices
09/06/2023 New Survey Shows Significant Flaws In Nation’s Approach To Preparing Workers For Construction Careers And How That Hurts The Economy
09/01/2023 Construction Sector Adds 22,000 Employees In August, While Spending Increases In July Despite Downturn In Major Infrastructure Categories