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Glass TEXpo™ ’16 Show Floor Expands with AGC Glass Co. North America

Glass TEXpo™ ’16, a two-day architectural glass event taking place April 8-9, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio and Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, has added AGC Glass Co. North America as an exhibitor. Glass TEXpo … Continue reading

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Experienced Construction Worker Pipeline at 15-Year September Low

Construction demand continues on the incline, but the number of unemployed workers with construction experience has dropped drastically, according to analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). That total is the lowest for September since 2000. AGC officials … Continue reading

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Do You Know What Owners Want from Your BIM?

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The design and construction industry continues to move more and more into the Building Information Modeling (BIM) realm, with benefits ranging from fast delivery, reduced costs and an overall efficient process. But sometimes, there’s a concern that owners don’t always … Continue reading

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August Construction Spending Reaches Highest Level Since ’08, Fastest Growth Since ’06

Construction spending in August reached a seven-year high and climbed at the fastest rate since 2006, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Association officials noted that growing demand for construction was likely to add … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Slows in August

Just half of the states in the U.S. added construction jobs between July and August. However, the numbers were a little more promising from a year-over-year standpoint. Construction employment rose in 36 states and the District of Columbia between August … Continue reading

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AGC Adds CNC V-Groove Capabilities

Alpharetta, Ga.-based AGC Residential Fabrication is beefing up its production capabilities with new CNC V-Groove equipment at its Boardman, Ohio plant. The move was made “to better support window and door manufacturers’ need for more distinctive glass designs and differentiation,” … Continue reading

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AGC Europe Celebrates Anniversaries

The AGC Glass Europe plant in Zeebrugge, Belgium, celebrated its 90-year anniversary at a ceremony Monday. Attendees of the event included Geert Bourgeois, minister-president of Flanders, as well as other politicians, industry representatives and press members. According to AGC, its … Continue reading

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Only Half of U.S. States add Construction Jobs in July

Construction employment expanded in just 28 states and Washington D.C., from June to July, according to analysis of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). From July 2014 to July 2015, 37 states and D.C. added … Continue reading

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Industry Employment Numbers High, Available Skilled Workers Low

Construction employment last month was at its highest number since February of 2009, according to analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). AGC also notes the number of unemployed workers with construction experience shrank to a 14-year low, … Continue reading

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June Construction Spending Makes Big Year-Over-Year Jump

Construction spending in June was up 12 percent from June 2014, marking the month’s highest year-over-year growth rate since 2006, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Spending totaled $1.065 trillion at a seasonally adjusted … Continue reading

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