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Tag: labor shortages

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Former House speaker explores the workforce challenge

July 6, 2022By and

During a Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference visit last month, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich discussed the workforce and the variety of obstacles creating problems for employers in dire need of people.

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Gallery: More sights from the 2022 Pit & Quarry Roundtable

July 6, 2022By

Check out some additional photos from the Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference that took place last month at Chateau Elan in Braselton, Georgia.

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Dodge Momentum Index eclipses previous high

June 14, 2022By

Dodge Construction Network’s momentum index measuring nonresidential building projects in planning continues on its upward trajectory, increasing 7 percent last month to 176.2.

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Washington state program earns top honor for promoting industry jobs

April 14, 2022By

The AGC of Washington Education Foundation was awarded the top AGC Innovation Award for its work in combating workforce shortages in construction.

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Dodge: Construction starts climb in January 2022

February 16, 2022By

Dodge Construction Network reports that nonresidential building and nonbuilding move higher last month while residential slipped. Get the full details.

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Dodge Momentum Index dips in January

February 9, 2022By

After reaching a 14-year high in 2021 and seeing a 23 percent growth from 2020, the Dodge Momentum Index experienced a loss in January.

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Local, federal funding key to North Carolina’s 2022

December 13, 2021By

Jasper Stem, executive director of the North Carolina Aggregates Association, shared his optimism for the industry in 2022 following an encouraging 2021.

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Magruder Limestone’s Lake Ozark location in Missouri is situated just off U.S. 54. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Missouri producers optimistic despite labor shortages

December 6, 2021By

Dan Kleinsorge, executive director of the Missouri Limestone Producers Association, shares his thoughts on what the aggregate industry might look like in 2022.

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How to navigate and overcome supply chain challenges

November 2, 2021By

Businesses must evaluate the risks associated with an uncertain recovery path while effectively dealing with increases in the costs of raw materials, labor and inventory.

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