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Looking ahead to AGG1 2024 Posted on 21 Feb 2024 in the AGG1 2024 & featured & Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Road to Prosperity & Sponsored Video & Video categories.

Equipment manufacturers share their 2024 trade show strategies, with many detailing their excitement for the upcoming AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo.Read More

The current state of concrete, cement Posted on 13 Dec 2023 in the Editors' Blog & featured & Sponsored Video & Video categories.

Ken Simonson, chief economist at the Associated General Contractors of America, says he was pleasantly surprised by the performance of ready-mixed concrete and cement in 2023.Read More

AGC: Labor issues still lingering Posted on 06 Dec 2023 in the Editors' Blog & featured & Featured Video & Road to Prosperity & Sponsored Video & Video categories.

The Associated General Contractors of America’s Ken Simonson shares his thoughts on the current state of industry employment.Read More

Nonresidential construction outlook for 2024 Posted on 05 Dec 2023 in the Editors' Blog & featured & Featured Video & Road to Prosperity & Sponsored Video & Video categories.

Associated General Contractors of America chief economist Ken Simonson discusses the types of projects that will drive nonresidential construction in the coming year.Read More

Where the US stands with IIJA funding Posted on 29 Nov 2023 in the Editors' Blog & featured & Road to Prosperity & Sponsored Video & Video categories.

Funds from the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA) have been doled out to different projects at different rates. See what Ken Simonson with the Associated General Contractors of America anticipates from funding in 2024.Read More

Construction’s 2023 performance, 2024 outlook Posted on 21 Nov 2023 in the featured & Road to Prosperity & Sponsored Video & Video categories.

Ken Simonson, chief economist with the Associated General Contractors of America, looks at what trends emerged in the construction industry in 2023 and how those trends could play out in the coming year.Read More

Recession avoidable, vulnerabilities remain Posted on 13 Nov 2023 in the featured & Road to Prosperity & Sponsored Video & Video categories.

Associated General Contractors of America’s chief economist Ken Simonson says the U.S. will likely avoid a recession in 2024, but ongoing worldwide concerns need to be monitored.Read More

AGC: More interest rate hikes likely Posted on 08 Nov 2023 in the featured & Road to Prosperity & Sponsored Video & Video categories.

While the Federal Reserve opted to not raise interest rates in September, Ken Simonson with the Associated General Contractors of America foresees additional increases early in 2024.Read More

BMC talks acquisitions, infrastructure bill and more Posted on 18 Oct 2023 in the Editors' Blog & Featured Video & Sponsored Video & Video categories.

BMC Enterpises’ Nathan McKean discusses the company’s recent acquisitions and the overall M&A environment, as well as what’s to be expected in the aggregate industry in the coming months.Read More