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Phyllis Harden

Legislative & Special Projects, Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel
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Monthly Archives: August 2018

CONSTRUCTION INPUT COSTS ARE MIXED IN JULY BUT PRESSURE INTENSIFIES ON CONTRACTORS AS YEAR-OVER-YEAR INCREASES OUTSTRIP BID PRICES

August 9, 2018

Fuel, Metals and Wood Product Prices Post Double-Digit Annual Increases Despite Pause in July; Association Officials Warn That Additional Tariffs Are Likely to Add to Squeeze on Contractors  

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT REACHES 10-YEAR HIGH AS INDUSTRY ADDS 19,000 JOBS IN JULY AND 303,000 FOR THE YEAR; INDUSTRY UNEMPLOYMENT SETS RECORD LOW

August 3, 2018

Construction Officials Say Firms Would Likely Have Added More Workers if they Could Find Them, Urge Education Officials to Do More to Encourage Students to Consider High-Paying Construction Careers

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING RETREATS IN JUNE FROM RECORD HIGH IN MAY BUT SHOWS CONTINUED STRENGTH ACROSS MOST PUBLIC AND PRIVATE INVESTMENT CATEGORIES

August 1, 2018

Latest Spending Figures Show Benefits of Recent Tax and Regulatory Reform Measures, But Construction Officials Caution that Labor Shortages and Trade Tariffs Could Weigh on Future Growth in Demand

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