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AGC: 16 states added construction jobs in last 20 months

November 23, 2021By

Less than half of the states in the U.S. have seen construction job growth since February 2020, with Utah seeing the biggest gains.

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AGC: Increasing construction materials prices driving up project costs

November 10, 2021By

As supply chain woes continue, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) calls on the Biden administration and Congress to address related 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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Infrastructure bill unnecessarily on life support

October 20, 2021By

U.S. infrastructure has decayed dramatically, and yet elected officials won’t do anything about it. P&Q’s Kevin Yanik sounds off on the state of affairs in Washington, arguing the time has long since passed to make a historic investment in infrastructure.

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What’s next for the stalled infrastructure bill?

October 6, 2021By and

Pit & Quarry’s Kevin Yanik offers a sense of the road ahead for an infrastructure bill that’s now clearly tied to reconciliation.

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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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The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association's (NSSGA) Michael Johnson, left, and Rogers Group's Darin Matson address NSSGA members during the 2021 Legislative & Policy Forum. Photo: NSSGA

NSSGA members lobbying for infrastructure investment

September 28, 2021By

Members of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) are meeting with members of Congress on Tuesday to lobby for infrastructure investment and other industry priorities.

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Dodge Data & Analytics' Richard Branch joins Pit & Quarry. Photo: P&Q Staff

Sponsored: The potential impact of Biden’s Build Back Better infrastructure plan

March 10, 2021By and

Is there stomach in Congress for a big 2021 spending plan on infrastructure that would be coming off a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill? Dodge Data & Analytics’ Richard Branch weighs in.

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