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Tag: Stephen Sandherr


AGC provides update on construction employment

November 20, 2020By

According to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), New York and Vermont posted their worst job losses since February while Virginia and South Dakota added the most jobs.

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Industry associations react to presidential election

November 9, 2020By

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Associated Equipment Distributors and Associated General Contractors of America offer remarks on Joe Biden becoming president-elect.

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Report: Construction sector adds 84,000 workers in October

November 6, 2020By

Still, a growing number of project cancellations risk undermining future industry job gains, the Associated General Contractors of America says.

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Report: Construction spending up, but so are cancellations, delays

November 2, 2020By

Construction spending in September improved 3 percent, but 75 percent of contractors have experienced delays or cancellations, according to an industry report.

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The forecast for public works construction remains positive, especially when compared to other construction segments. Photo:

More contractors report canceled projects than starts

October 28, 2020By

The Associated General Contractors of America found this through a survey. It also says construction employment declined in most metros over the last 12 months.

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AGC: Construction employment down in 42 states from February to September 2020

October 26, 2020By

Construction employment was lower in September than it was in February in 42 states, according to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

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Riprap and boulders represent about 15 percent of Albert Frei & Sons’ revenue, yet only 2 percent of its volume, President Albert Frei Jr. says. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Construction adds 26,000 workers in September

October 5, 2020By

The Associated General Contractors of America offers analysis, noting that nonresidential jobs are stalled as many commercial firms are experiencing project cancellations.

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The backlog of infrastructure needs is enormous, even though the totals thrown about are unrealistic, says SC-MA’s David Chereb. Demand for aggregate in the nonbuilding category remains the greatest. Demand will only grow more in the coming years. Photo:

AGC: Construction spending up in August 2020

October 1, 2020By

Still, leaders at the Associated General Contractors of America caution that demand for nonresidential construction will continue to stagnate without new federal coronavirus recovery measures.

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