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Trulite Continues to Eye “Further Growth Through Acquisition”

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Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions closed out 2014 with yet another acquisition, and at the rate the company is currently moving, there may be more on the horizon. “We continue to see opportunities for consolidation in this market,” Trulite CEO … Continue reading




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November Construction Spending Down Slightly






Construction spending edged down in November on a month-to-month basis but remained on a positive track compared to 2013, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. Construction spending in November totaled $975 billion at a seasonally … Continue reading




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Construction Employment Mostly Positive in November






The U.S. construction industry added 20,000 jobs in November, a quarter of which came in the nonresidential sector, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. October’s overall construction estimate was revised downward from 12,000 to 7,000 net new jobs, and … Continue reading




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Stage Set for Employment Cost Increase in Construction Industry

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As the U.S. construction industry continues its recovery, the much-discussed labor shortage will continue to change its scope. With that change will also come an increase in pay for workers, according to Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) chief economist … Continue reading




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AGC Technovation Centre Inaugurated in Belgium






The AGC Technovation Centre, serving AGC Glass Europe, was inaugurated by the King of Belgium Wednesday in Gosselies. According to the company, the AGC Technovation Centre brings together 250 researchers, technicians and engineers in “brand-new premises focused on improving the … Continue reading




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Survey Shows Correlation Between Worker Shortage, Training Pipeline

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As the words “worker shortage” have become louder and louder amid the discussion of the construction industry’s apparent recovery, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) has pushed for a more proactive approach in reinvigorating the pipeline of young talent. … Continue reading




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Companies Make Final Pitch as GlassBuild Comes to Close






The 330-plus industry suppliers at GlassBuild America 2014 wrapped up their exhibits in Las Vegas Thursday—some with a longer trip home than others. Onyx, which recently partnered with AGC Glass Company North America, was one of those companies, showing its … Continue reading




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Continuing Coverage of GlassBuild America

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Today we bring you a look at what glass manufacturers are featuring in Las Vegas. We also asked companies what they think of 2014 so far. Check out today’s video to learn more. Continue reading




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AGC to Make Big Investment in Indonesia Subsidiary






AGC announced it plans to invest approximately 16 billion Japanese yen (approximately $152.6 million USD) to PT Asahimas Flat Glass Tbk (AMG), one of AGC’s consolidated subsidiaries in Indonesia, and will set up a new float glass furnace there to … Continue reading




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Construction Spending Gets Big Boost in July






Nonresidential construction spending expanded strongly in July, growing 2.5 percent on a monthly basis and spiking 8.6 percent on a year-over-year basis, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Spending for the month totaled $617.8 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized … Continue reading




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