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Cruz Talks Economic Growth with Industry Coalition

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Small businesses are “the backbone of the country.” That was again the recurring theme as a third presidential candidate addressed a joint coalition of construction, manufacturing and other trade associations in a teleforum Wednesday. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz was the … Continue reading

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Candidate Bush Joins Construction, Manufacturer Coalition on Teleforum

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The construction and manufacturing industries had some more one-on-one time with a presidential candidate last week. A coalition of building sector associations participated in the second edition of a presidential teleforum series, as industry members spent more than a half … Continue reading

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Marco Rubio Addresses Construction, Manufacturing Industry Coalition

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With the 2016 presidential election a year away, the construction and manufacturing industries are keeping a collective eye on how the candidates’ policies will affect business. Wednesday evening, thousands of industry members had an opportunity to get into the specifics … Continue reading

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Rise in Construction Employment Spells Rise in Fatalities

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Work hours were up in the United States in 2014. Unfortunately, so were work-related fatal injury numbers—particularly in the manufacturing and construction industries. According to recently released preliminary results from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) Census of Fatal Occupational … Continue reading

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U.S. Manufacturing Heads in New Directions

The Washington Post hosted a summit about America’s New Manufacturing today, discussing how manufacturing in the U.S. is changing as new technology emerges and a younger, more diverse generation enters the workforce. According to Eric Spiegel, president and CEO of … Continue reading

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Energy Department, Treasury Announce Availability of $150 Million in Tax Credits for Clean Energy Manufacturers

The U.S. Departments of Energy and the Treasury recently announced the availability of $150 million in Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credits for clean energy and energy efficiency manufacturing projects across the United States. “Since 2009, the Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax … Continue reading

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