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Monthly Archives: December 2016

FEWER METRO AREAS ADD CONSTRUCTION JOBS DURING PAST YEAR AS GROUP URGES PRESIDENT-ELECT TO PAIR WORKFORCE WITH INFRASTRUCTURE MEASURES

December 21, 2016

Construction employment increased in 211 metro areas between November 2015 and November 2016, the lowest number of metro areas to add jobs in four years, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said that contractors in many parts of the country continue to struggle with worker shortages and urged the incoming Trump administration to include workforce measures with its new infrastructure program.

THIRTY-FOUR STATES ADD CONSTRUCTION JOBS BETWEEN NOVEMBER 2015 & 2016 AMID GROWING DEMAND FOR RESIDENTIAL AND PUBLIC PROJECTS

December 16, 2016

California and Nevada Add Most Jobs for the Year, New York and Kansas Have Largest Declines; California and Montana Top Monthly Growth List, Arizona and Delaware Have Biggest Decreases

CONSTRUCTION FIRMS ADD 19,000 JOBS IN NOVEMBER AS SECTOR HITS EIGHT-YEAR HIGH IN EMPLOYMENT, BUT DROP IN INFRASTRUCTURE SPENDING SLOWS GROWTH

December 2, 2016

Residential Construction, Nonresidential Building Categories Continue to Add Workers, but Employment Slips In Heavy and Civil Engineering Segment Amid Decreased Investment in Highways and Other Public Works

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING INCREASES IN OCTOBER AS RESIDENTIAL AND PUBLIC GAINS OFFSET DROP IN PRIVATE NONRESIDENTIAL PROJECTS IN REVERSAL OF PATTERN FOR FIRST 10 MONTHS

December 1, 2016

Construction Officials Note that Public Spending on Infrastructure is Flat or Down Compared to a Year Ago Amid Big Drops in Transportation, Sewage and Water Construction, Urge Officials to Act on Plans to Improve Aging Infrastructure

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