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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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Economist discusses the dynamics disrupting the labor force

October 21, 2021By

The Associated General Contractors of America’s Ken Simonson paid P&Q an exclusive visit to elaborate on key findings of a survey asking contractors about the challenges associated with hiring right now.

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According to the National Bureau of Economic Research’s Business Cycle Dating Committee, a recession began in March of this year. Photo: claffra/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Report: Some materials prices down but supply issues remain

October 15, 2021By

Construction materials pricing continues to outstrip bid prices despite a pricing dip in September, the Associated General Contractors of America reports.

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AGC: Nonresidential construction sees first jobs gain since March

October 12, 2021By

Despite growing for the first time since March, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) says the nonresidential construction sector has yet to hit pre-pandemic employment levels amid supply chain disruptions.

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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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AGC: Construction jobs down in metro areas

September 29, 2021By

The Associated General Contractors of America says one-third of metro areas lost jobs between August 2020 and August 2021.

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With five of the nation’s 13 most populous cities residing in Texas, demand for construction materials in the Lone Star State is, not surprisingly, very high. Photo: Art Wager/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

AGC decries GOP whipping against infrastructure bill

September 24, 2021By

Stephen Sandherr, CEO of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), calls the decision ‘unfortunate’ and says former President Trump would have been ‘proud’ to sign the bill.

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AGC economist offers perspective on the infrastructure bill

September 19, 2021By

Ken Simonson, chief economist at the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) shares his expectations for the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act that’s already passed the Senate.

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