Tag: 2021 infrastructure bill

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Public works group urges Congress to fully fund IIJA

January 18, 2022By

With the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA) signed into law last November, the American Public Works Association leaders wrote the Senate Committee on Appropriations a letter encouraging swift action.

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When the infrastructure bill’s funds might be available

January 4, 2022By and

Dodge Construction Network’s Richard Branch expects streets and bridges to be among the first nonbuilding construction segments to benefit in 2022 from the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act.

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Mergers and acquisitions back in a big way

November 23, 2021By

FMI Capital Advisors’ George Reddin and Rob Mineo reflect on the merger and acquisition flurry that took place in the construction materials industry this year and what’s ahead in 2022.

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AGC: Construction jobs down in 20 percent of metro areas

November 3, 2021By

Between September 2020 and 2021, the Associated General Contractors of America say one-fifth of metro areas lost jobs due, in part, to gridlock in Washington and supply chain issues.

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AGC: Construction spending slumps in September

November 2, 2021By

The Associated General Contractors of America says a drop in residential work projects has added to an ongoing downturn in nonresidential construction.

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Report: Construction employment still lagging pre-pandemic levels

October 25, 2021By

Utah and Washington lead the nation in construction jobs added since February 2020, while Texas and Louisiana saw the greatest job losses, according to a new report.

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Report: Equipment rental revenue, investments expected to rise

October 19, 2021By

The American Rental Association is forecasting significant increases in equipment rental revenue for 2021 and beyond.

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According to PennDOT, more than three-quarters of its annual budget is invested in Pennsylvania's 120,000 miles of state and local highways and 32,000 state and local bridges. Photo: Alex Potemkin / iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Congress extends surface transportation program funding

October 5, 2021By

The 30-day extension comes while the $1 trillion infrastructure bill, which received bipartisan support in the Senate, is still awaiting a vote in the House.

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AGC: Construction spending stalls between July and August

October 4, 2021By

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) says a decrease in nonresidential projects is negating ongoing growth in residential work.

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