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|8/10/2021||House Officials Should Quickly Pass Bipartisan Infrastructure Measure Approved Today By The Senate, Construction Official Urges|
|8/6/2021||Construction Industry Adds 11,000 Jobs In July But Nonresidential Sector Trails Overall Recovery Amid Materials Cost And Supply Challenges|
|8/3/2021||Construction Association Launches New Initiative To Address Climate Change By Pushing For Construction Of Less Carbon-Intensive Projects|
|8/2/2021||Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls Again In June, Driven By Big Drop In Funding For Highway & Street Construction, Other Public Work|
|7/28/2021||Construction Employment Lags Or Matches Pre-Pandemic Level In 101 Metro Areas Despite Housing Boom As Firms Cope With Labor Shortages|
|7/16/2021||Construction Employment Trails Pre-Pandemic Level In 39 States As Supply Chain Challenges, Rising Materials Prices Undermine Demand|
|7/14/2021||Producer Prices For Construction Materials And Services Soar 26 Percent Over 12 Months As Contractors Cope With Supply Hitches, Weak Demand|
|7/2/2021||Construction Employment Declines By 7,000 In June As Nonresidential Firms Struggle To Find Workers And Materials To Complete Projects|
|7/1/2021||Nonresidential Construction Spending Continues To Decline In May, Even Compared To The Early Pandemic, Amid Supply Chain & Labor Challenges|
|6/30/2021||Construction Employment In May Trails Pre-COVID Levels In 91 Metro Areas As Firms Struggle To Cope With Materials, Labor Challenges|
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