Today’s News for 30 June 2020

CCI: Contractor Confidence Takes Major Hit in Q2 2020

Contractor confidence took a major hit in the second quarter of 2020 due to effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Commercial Construction Index (CCI), released quarterly by USG Corp. and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, plummeted 18 points to 56, … Continue reading

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Deceuninck North America Inc. Names New CEO

Deceuninck North America named Joren Knockaert as its new president and CEO. The company appointed Knockaert to succeed Filip Geeraert, who announced his retirement as president and CEO earlier this month. Francis Van Eeckhout, CEO of Deceuninck Group, the parent … Continue reading

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Petersen Aluminum Adds Technical Representatives in Canada

Petersen Aluminum is expanding its network of manufacturer representatives into Canada to meet the country’s growing demand for metal roof and wall cladding systems. The manufacturer representatives from Enercorp will support architects, consultants, installing contractors and others involved in the … Continue reading

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Fenzi Receives EcoVadis Silver Medal

EcoVadis, an international platform that evaluates the corporate social responsibility of companies and supply chains, has assigned Fenzi a high rating in recognition of its corporate sustainability management. Fenzi earned the EcoVadis silver medal award, which is achieved by only … Continue reading

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329 Metro Areas Added Construction Jobs in May

Construction employment increased in 329 out of 358 metro areas between April and May, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. Ken Simonson, the association’s chief economist, noted that construction employment expanded in most parts of the country between … Continue reading

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