Tag: surveys


Economist discusses the dynamics disrupting the labor force

October 21, 2021 By

The Associated General Contractors of America’s Ken Simonson paid P&Q an exclusive visit to elaborate on key findings of a survey asking contractors about the challenges associated with hiring right now.

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Contractor survey presents insights on supply chain, labor

September 3, 2021 By

Ken Simonson, chief economist at the Associated General Contractors of America, paid P&Q’s Kevin Yanik a visit to discuss key findings from a 2021 workforce survey.

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Contractors continue to face serious challenges year into pandemic

March 11, 2021 By

Soaring material costs, supply chain issues and project cancellations continue to affect the construction industry, says the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

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With more quarries going offline and fewer coming online, geologist Donald Mikulic argues the industry should intensify how it conducts local and regional geologic studies. Photo: guvendemir/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Mikulic: Today’s geological info lagging prior decades

January 20, 2021 By

Key geological information that helps produce high-quality stone is generally no longer available, writes career geologist Don Mikulic. It’s a very real problem, he says, that must be addressed.

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Report: Construction sector adds 84,000 workers in October

November 6, 2020 By

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

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

More contractors report canceled projects than starts

October 28, 2020 By

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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Discussing the reality of where products originate

September 24, 2020 By

Seemingly everything has a connection to China in one form or another. P&Q’s Kevin Yanik illustrates the point while introducing the magazine’s October cover story.

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Take Pit & Quarry’s ‘Made in the USA’ survey

August 12, 2020 By

The magazine’s editors are preparing a feature article on the concept of “Made in the USA,” and they want your feedback.

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Share your insights through Pit & Quarry’s coronavirus survey

April 2, 2020 By

Aggregate producers are invited to take a short survey about the coronavirus and its impact on their businesses.

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