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Monthly Archives: September 2018

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES IN 287 METROS BETWEEN AUGUST 2017 & 2018 BUT 80 PERCENT OF CONTRACTORS REPORT DIFFICULTY FILLING SOME POSITIONS

September 27, 2018

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Texas and Merced, Calif. Have Largest Gains as 70 Areas Set August Records for Construction Employment; Camden and Middlesex-Monmouth-Ocean, N.J. Have Worst Losses

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES IN 45 STATES AND D.C. FROM AUGUST 2017 TO AUGUST 2018 WHILE 33 STATES ADD CONSTRUCTION JOBS FOR THE MONTH

September 21, 2018

Texas and New Hampshire Have Biggest Annual Job Increases While New Jersey Has Worst Losses; California and North Dakota Have Largest One-Month Gains as Pennsylvania and Kentucky Trail

CONSTRUCTION INPUT COSTS RISE 6.2 PERCENT THROUGH AUGUST, ADDING TO PRESSURE FROM LABOR SHORTAGES AND OUTPACING CONTRACTORS’ BID PRICES

September 12, 2018

Fuel, Metals, Asphalt and Gypsum Prices Post Large Annual Increases as Index for New Construction Gains Only 3.4 Percent, Intensifying Squeeze on Contractors Already Impacted by Labor Shortages

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES BY 23,000 JOBS IN AUGUST AND 297,000 FOR THE YEAR EVEN AS LABOR SHORTAGES PREVENT FIRMS FROM HIRING MORE WORKERS

September 7, 2018

Construction Officials Urge Federal Leaders to Double Spending on Career and Technical Education, Reform Immigration and Improve Job Training Programs to Help Address Workforce Shortages Affecting Most Firms

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING EXTENDS YEAR-TO-DATE GAINS IN JULY IN MOST PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SEGMENTS EVEN AS CONTRACTORS STRUGGLE TO FIND CRAFT WORKERS

September 4, 2018

Latest Spending Figures Show Spending Growth Is Widespread yet Not Overheated but Worker Shortages Could Undermine Future Growth According to New Survey; Association Proposes Workforce Solutions

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