Monthly Archives: September 2021

Linbeck Group Of Houston, Texas Named Nation’s Safest Construction Company In 2020 By National Contractors Group

September 30, 2021

Linbeck Group Wins Willis Towers Watson Construction Safety Excellence Awards Grand Prize as 43 Other Companies Win Awards for Quality Construction Safety Programs

 

One-third Of Metro Areas Lost Construction Jobs Between August 2020 And 2021 As Fate Of Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Remains Unclear

September 29, 2021

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, Mass. and San Diego-Carlsbad, Calif. Top Lists of Metros with Year-over-Year Employment Increases; Evansville, Ind.-Ky. and New York City Experience the Worst Declines

House GOP Decision To Whip Against The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Will Undermine A Measure Trump Would Have Been Proud To Sign

September 22, 2021

Bipartisan Measure Includes Many of Former President Trump’s Infrastructure, Regulatory and Labor Priorities; Republicans Risk Wasting a Chance to Get them Enacted, Construction Officials Warn

The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement in reaction to the announcement today that the House Republican leadership will encourage its party members to vote against the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill:

AGC & Procore Technologies Launch New Scholarship To Assist African American And Disadvantaged Students Studying Construction At HBCUs

September 22, 2021

AGC & PROCORE TECHNOLOGIES LAUNCH NEW SCHOLARSHIP TO ASSIST AFRICAN AMERICAN AND DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS STUDYING CONSTRUCTION AT HBCUs

Procore’s $250,000 Challenge Gift Will Help Fund Scholarships Designed to Diversify the Leadership of the Commercial Construction Industry, AGC Launching Funding Drive to Match the New Procore Grant

August Construction Employment Lags Pre-Pandemic Peak In 39 States As Delta Variant Of Coronavirus, Supply Problems Hold Back Recovery

September 17, 2021

Texas, Wyoming Have Worst Job Losses Since February 2020, Utah and South Dakota Add the Most; Kansas Registers Most Severe Losses in August, While Nevada and New Hampshire Lead Job Gainers

Prices For Key Construction Materials Continue To Increase In August While Contractors Struggle To Get Those Products Delivered On Time

September 10, 2021

Construction Officials Call for Immediate Removal of Tariffs on Key Construction Materials, Urge Congress and the Administration to Take Steps to Repair “Every Level” of the Supply Chain

Construction Sheds 3,000 Jobs In August; Gains Are Limited To Homebuilding As Other Contractors Struggle To Fill Both Craft And Salaried Positions

September 3, 2021

Association Officials Urge Congress to Finish Work on Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill to Boost Demand for Nonresidential Construction and Fund Career and Technical Education Programs to Add to Worker Supply

Construction Workforce Shortages Reach Pre-pandemic Levels Even as Coronavirus Continues to Impact Projects & Disrupt Supply Chains

September 2, 2021

Eighty-Nine Percent of Contractors Are Having a Hard Time Finding Craft Workers, While 88 Percent of Firms Are Experiencing Project Delays and 93 Percent Are Affected by Rising Materials Prices

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