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Legislative & Special Projects, Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel
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Monthly Archives: August 2017

CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ADDS 6,000 JOBS IN JULY AND 191,000 OVER 12 MONTHS; ANNUAL GROWTH RATE IS NEARLY DOUBLE THE HIRING PACE IN OVERALL ECONOMY

August 4, 2017

Contractors Struggle to Fill Jobs Despite Hourly Earnings 10 Percent Higher than Private-Sector Average; Association Officials Urge Local, State and Federal Leaders to Offer More Construction-Focused Programs

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 264 OUT OF 358 METRO AREAS BETWEEN JUNE 2016 AND 2017 AS WESTERN METRO AREAS FARE BETTER THAN OTHER LOCALES

August 2, 2017

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, Calif. and Bloomington, Ill. Experience Largest Year-over-Year Gains; Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Texas and Grand Forks, N.D.-Minn. Have Biggest Annual Declines

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING DECREASES FROM MAY TO JUNE AS PUBLIC INVESTMENT IN INFRASTRUCTURE AND EDUCATION TUMBLE; PRIVATE OUTLAY GROWTH SLOWS

August 1, 2017

Association Officials Urge Congress and the Trump Administration to Act on New Measures to Fund and Finance Needed Improvements to the Nation’s Aging Infrastructure to Avoid Future Public Works Failures

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