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Phyllis Harden

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

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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