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5/1/2015 CONSTRUCTION SPENDING IN MARCH RISES FROM YEAR EARLIER BUT SLIPS FROM FEBRUARY; MOST PRIVATE SEGMENTS POST STRONG YEAR-OVER-YEAR GAINS
4/29/2015 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 249 OUT OF 358 METRO AREAS BETWEEN MARCH 2014 & 2015 AS INDUSTRY WORRIES ABOUT TIGHT LABOR AND PUBLIC MARKETS
4/21/2015 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASED IN 41 STATES DURING THE PAST YEAR, BUT 29 STATES AND D.C. LOST JOBS IN THE SECTOR BETWEEN FEBRUARY AND MARCH
4/3/2015 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT DECLINED BY 1,000 JOBS IN MARCH AS INDUSTRY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE HIT 9.5 PERCENT AMID DECLING PUBLIC SECTOR DEMAND
4/2/2015 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 278 OUT OF 358 METRO AREAS BETWEEN FEBRUARY 2014 & 2015 AS PRIVATE SECTOR DEMAND OFFSETS EMERGING CHALLENGES
4/1/2015 CONSTRUCTION SPENDING IN FEBRUARY INCREASES FROM YEAR EARLIER BUT INCHES DOWN FROM JANUARY; MULTIFAMILY AND MANUFACTURING SEGMENTS LEAD SECTOR
3/31/2015 NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION AWARDS STUDENT GROUPS IN CALIFORNIA, IDAHO AND OREGON WITH OUTSTANDING CHAPTER AWARD
3/30/2015 W.B. MOORE COMPANY OF CHARLOTTE, N.C. NAMED NATION’S SAFEST CONSTRUCTION COMPANY IN 2014 BY NATIONAL CONTRACTORS GROUP
3/27/2015 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASED IN 45 STATES AND D.C. DURING THE PAST YEAR, 33 STATES ADD JOBS BETWEEN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY
3/26/2015 NEW STUDY FINDS THAT OSHA OFFICIALS UNDERESTIMATED COST OF SILICA RULE FOR CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY BY $4.5 BILLION A YEAR, ADDING TO GROWING LIST OF CONCERNS ABOUT THE FLAWED RULE

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