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AGC Introduces U4

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U4, AGC’s fourth-surface coating technology, was developed to bolster a windows’ energy performance without changing the manufacturing process. By adding a low-E coating to surfaces #2 and #4 of a dual-glazed insulating glass unit, the window reflects energy both to … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Up in Most Metro Areas

More than half of metropolitan areas in the U.S. added construction jobs from December 2014 to December 2015, according to analysis of federal employment data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Construction employment increased in 190 out of … Continue reading

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Collaboration, Efficiency Driving Construction Industry’s Adoption of Technology

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For many construction firms in the United States, an increase in information technology (IT) is inevitable. According to survey results from a recent study conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and Sage Construction and Real Estate, industry … Continue reading

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Metro Construction Jobs Tick Up in November

Construction employment in metropolitan areas continues to grow, according to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Employment in the sector increased in 190 out of 358 metro areas, was unchanged in 64 and declined in 104 between November 2014 … Continue reading

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Ashai Glass Announces Exec Changes

Asahi Glass Co. Ltd. (AGC), headquartered in Tokyo, announced changes in the assignment of two executive officers. Yasumasa Nakao, general manager of technology in the company’s general division, will assume the role of assistant to the chief executive officer and … Continue reading

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October Construction Spending Notably High

Construction spending in October reached the highest level in nearly eight years, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). However, with growth shown in all major categories, AGC officials caution that demand for construction appears … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Rebounds in October

Construction job growth bounced back in October, as 43 states and the District of Columbia recorded employment increases from a year earlier. Meanwhile, 35 states added construction jobs in the past month, according to analysis of Labor Department data by … Continue reading

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Construction Spending Heightened in September

Despite stagnant activity in the nonresidential sector, construction spending in September reached a new seven-year high and climbed at the fastest rate since early 2006, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Total spending on … Continue reading

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September Construction Employment Numbers Down

Construction employment numbers were underwhelming in September, according to analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Employment in the sector declined in 144 of 358 metro areas between September 2014 and September 2015, while construction was stagnant in … Continue reading

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Positives and Negatives in September Construction Employment

An equal number of states lost and added construction jobs in September, according to analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). While construction employment expanded in 35 states and the District of Columbia between September 2014 and September … Continue reading

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