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Tag: public construction


Nonresidential construction outlays drop for fourth straight month

May 3, 2021By

Weak demand and supply chain woes make further declines likely, the Associated General Contractors of America reports.

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Report: Construction spending up to start 2021

March 2, 2021By

Construction spending improved 1.7 percent in January to a total of $1.52 trillion, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.

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Ken Simonson of AGC visits with P&Q. Photo: P&Q Staff

Sponsored: The year ahead for construction

February 2, 2021By and

The Associated General Contractors of America’s chief economist reflects on 2020 activity in private nonresidential and public construction while looking to the challenges and opportunities awaiting contractors.

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Construction spending mixed based on latest AGC findings

February 1, 2021By

Residential construction continues to grow, but the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) says downturns in private construction and mixed results in public construction call for new recovery measures.

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AGC: Construction spending up in November 2020, but gains uneven

January 4, 2021By

Residential construction jumped 2.6 percent while private and public nonresidential construction dropped 0.6 percent, according to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

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How construction employment is faring in America’s cities

October 2, 2020By

According to an Associated General Contractors of America analysis of new government data, construction employment decreased in 67 percent of metro areas in the past year.

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SC-MA’s David Chereb expects total aggregate demand to grow significantly over the next few years. Nonbuilding will account for a good percentage of the growth. Photo by Zach Mentz

AGC: Construction spending down in May 2020

July 1, 2020By

A drop in private work outweighed a public pickup for the month, according to the Association of General Contractors (AGC).

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How Vulcan Materials performed in 2017

February 17, 2018By

The company reports that its total revenues were up about 8 percent in 2017 and that aggregate sales jumped $134 million on the year to $3.1 billion.

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