Tag: tariffs

The Associated General Contractors of America

Report: Construction spending reaches record high

November 3, 2018By

Spending should stay robust through early 2019, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. But trade disputes, workforce shortages and rising interest rates threaten to undermine long-term growth in construction demand.

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AEM: Tariffs discouraging US manufacturers

July 16, 2018By

Nobody wins in a global trade war, says Dennis Slater, president of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).

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Steel, aluminum tariffs officially imposed on US allies

June 1, 2018By

Exemptions from the Trump administration’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imports were not extended to Canada, Mexico and the EU after failed negotiations.

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Confusion surrounds the Trump tariffs

April 2, 2018By

President Donald Trump began to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum in an effort to protect domestic trade. What does it ultimately mean for the aggregate industry?

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