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05/11/2023 Construction Materials Prices Rise 0.5 Percent In April While Bid Prices Slip, Reversing Recent Pattern And Squeezing Contractor Profits
05/05/2023 Construction Firms Add 15,000 Jobs In April As Sector’s Unemployment Rate Hits Record Low For The Month As Firms Struggle To Find Workers
05/03/2023 Construction Employment Increases In 259 Of 358 Metro Areas From March 2022 To March 2023 As Manufacturing Projects Drive Demand
05/01/2023 Construction Spending Inches Up In March As Big Boost In Manufacturing Activity Offsets Declines In Residential & Some Nonresidential Segments
04/21/2023 Construction Employment Rises In 44 States Between March 2022 And Last Month, While 20 States Add Employees From February To March
04/19/2023 Miami-based Coastal Construction Awarded For Creating New Artificial Intelligence Tool That Saves Firms Ten-thousand Hours Of Work A Year
04/17/2023 Purdue University Professor Named Top Educator Of 2023 In The Field Of Construction Education, According To National Trade Association
04/13/2023 Construction Input Prices Dip 0.1 Percent In March With Wide Variation Among Key Goods And Services, Adding To Uncertainty About Future Costs
04/12/2023 University Of Nevada, Las Vegas Has One Of The Nation’s Most Outstanding Student Construction Chapters Of 2022, According To National Association
04/07/2023 Construction Sector Sheds 9,000 Jobs In March As Low Unemployment Rates And High Number Of Job Openings Indicate A Lack Of Workers, Not Demand