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Despite a drop in total construction starts in March, following a large gain in February, optimism remains for 2022, according to Dodge Construction Network. Photo: oksanaphoto/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Dodge: Total construction starts decline in March 2022

April 19, 2022 By

Despite the dip following a strong February, Dodge Construction Network says there is still plenty of optimism for 2022 overall.

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AGC: Nonresidential construction sees first jobs gain since March

October 12, 2021 By

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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Report: Workforce shortages reach pre-pandemic levels

September 6, 2021 By

COVID continues to impact projects and cause issues within the supply chain. A joint survey by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and Autodesk offers some insights.

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Will the lingering pandemic slow aggregate consumption?

August 31, 2021 By

Even though the pandemic is resurging, P&Q contributor David Chereb does not expect it to hurt aggregate demand much at all. Chereb explains why during a video visit with editor-in-chief Kevin Yanik.

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Social distancing may be a thing of the past, but certain behaviors spurred on during the pandemic will remain. Photo: General Equipment & Supplies

How equipment dealers are emerging from the pandemic

July 12, 2021 By

Although business is largely back to normal, the pandemic somewhat reshaped how dealers are going about their routines. Several share their experiences and how aspects of business may permanently change.

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The handshake makes a triumphant return

June 24, 2021 By

Due to the pandemic, there were too many moments over the last year where two people weren’t reading from the same greeting handbook. But P&Q’s Kevin Yanik says the handshake is officially back.

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Outlook projects growth for aggregate in 2021, 2022

April 5, 2021 By

The economy is growing rapidly, and it will grow fast enough that labor shortages will show up in select industries – including construction, David Chereb writes.

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Canadian association recognizes Polydeck territory manager

March 22, 2021 By

The Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association bestowed Polydeck’s Alex Caruana with its Associate Member of the Year award.

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Hillhead Digital pushed back three weeks

January 6, 2021 By

Hillhead Digital, now slated for March 30-31, is free to attend. It will include 60 seminars over two days.

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