Monthly Archives: August 2021

Three Out Of Four Metro Areas Add Construction Jobs From July 2020 To July 2021, But COVID, Rising Costs, Supply-Chain Woes May Stall Gains

August 31, 2021

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett and Waterbury, Conn. Top Lists of Metros with Year-over-Year Employment Gains; Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Atlantic City-Hammonton, N.J., Evansville, Ind.-Ky. Lose the Most

July Construction Employment Lags Pre-Pandemic Peak In 36 States As Delta Variant Of Coronavirus Threatens To Hold Down Further Gains

August 20, 2021

Texas, Louisiana Register the Worst Job Losses Since February 2020, As Utah and Idaho Add the Most; Colorado and N.H. Have Worst Losses in July, While N.C., N.J. and Connecticut Lead Job Gainers

Steep Rise In Producer Prices For Construction Materials And Services Continues In July As Contractors Struggle With Supply Challenges

August 12, 2021

Construction Officials Call for End to Damaging Tariffs and Quotas on Steel, Aluminum, Lumber and Other Essential Construction Items Incurring Unprecedented Price Increases and Long Lead Times

House Officials Should Quickly Pass Bipartisan Infrastructure Measure Approved Today By The Senate, Construction Official Urges

August 10, 2021

Construction Official Warns that Holding the Much-Needed Infrastructure Measure Hostage to Unrelated Partisan Priorities will Hurt the Economy and Deny Workers Good Career Opportunities

The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement in reaction to the passage in the Senate today of a bipartisan infrastructure measure:

Construction Industry Adds 11,000 Jobs In July But Nonresidential Sector Trails Overall Recovery Amid Materials Cost And Supply Challenges

August 6, 2021

Association Officials Urged Congress to Pass the New, Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill to Boost Demand for Nonresidential Construction and Create Needed Commercial Construction Career Opportunities

Construction Association Launches New Initiative To Address Climate Change By Pushing For Construction Of Less Carbon-Intensive Projects

August 3, 2021

Associated General Contractors of America Details Measures Needed to Lead to a More Environmentally Friendly Built Environment, Also Outlines Steps Firms Can Take to Operate More Efficiently

Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls Again In June, Driven By Big Drop In Funding For Highway & Street Construction, Other Public Work

August 2, 2021

Construction Officials Call for Swift Passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, Noting the Measure Will Help Offset Continued Declines in Nonresidential Construction Activity and Create Sector Jobs

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