Monthly Archives: April 2019

QUICK ACTION NEEDED ON AGREEMENT BETWEEN PRESIDENT TRUMP AND TOP DEMOCRATS TO PASS A $2 TRILLION INFRASTRUCTURE PACKAGE

April 30, 2019

Top Construction Official Notes the New Measure Will Fund Needed Investments to Aging and Overburdened Infrastructure and Keep American Businesses Competitive for Years to Come

The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement in reaction to the agreement between President Trump, Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader Schumer to Pass a $2 Trillion Infrastructure Package:

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 38 STATES FROM MARCH 2018 TO MARCH 2019 WHILE 29 STATES ADD CONSTRUCTION JOBS BETWEEN FEBRUARY AND MARCH

April 19, 2019

Texas and West Virginia Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains as Louisiana and Vermont Lag; Washington Has Largest One-Month Gains, While Pennsylvania and Vermont Experience Worst Losses

ENCORE ELECTRIC OF LAKEWOOD, COLORADO NAMED NATION’S SAFEST CONSTRUCTION COMPANY IN 2018 BY NATIONAL CONTRACTORS GROUP

April 15, 2019

Encore Electric Wins Willis Towers Watson Construction Safety Excellence Awards Grand Prize as 57 Other Companies Win Awards for Quality Construction Safety Programs

THREE UNIVERSITIES NAMED NATION’S MOST OUTSTANDING STUDENT CONSTRUCTION CHAPTERS OF 2018, ACCORDING TO NATIONAL TRADE ASSOCIATION

April 11, 2019

Associated General Contractors of America Names Chapters at Roger Williams University, Oregon State University and Pittsburg State University Winners of its Outstanding Student Chapter Contest

CHICAGO’S UJAMAA CONSTRUCTION WINS DIVERSE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD BY NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION

April 9, 2019

Associated General Contractors of America Also Recognizes Austin Commercial, Shoemaker Construction Company, Central Builders, United Rentals and the AGC of Missouri for their Diversity & Inclusion Programs

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES BY 16,000 IN MARCH AND 246,000 FOR THE YEAR AS WEEKLY HOURS HIT NEW HIGH AND UNEMPLOYMENT A NEW LOW FOR MARCH

April 5, 2019

Hiring Rebounds from Losses in February, Suggesting Demand for Construction Remains Strong; Association Calls for Career Training Funding and Immigration Reform to Continue Growth

COLUMBUS, OHIO’S NATIONAL VETERANS MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM NAMED BEST CONSTRUCTION PROJECT OF 2018 BY NATIONAL TRADE ASSOCIATION

April 2, 2019

Turner Construction Company Wins Associated General Contractors of America’s Construction Risk Partners Build America Grand Award as Well as Top Prize for the Best New Building Between $10 to $75 Million

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING INCREASES 1.0 PERCENT FROM JANUARY TO FEBRUARY; INDUSTRY ADDS JOBS IN 232 OUT OF 358 METRO AREAS SINCE FEBRUARY 2018

April 1, 2019

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale and Monroe, Mich. Have Largest Gains While Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, Calif. and Danville, Ill. Have Biggest Losses; Association Calls for Expanded Career Training Programs

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