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Nearly One Million Construction Workers Lose Jobs in April as Demand Stabilizes

Construction employment declined by 975,000 jobs in April, according to the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America. Data from construction technology firm Procore shows how demand has changed across the U.S. since the COVID-19 pandemic began in the U.S. in … Continue reading

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Some Ups, Some Downs for Glass-Related Construction in December

The value of nonresidential contract glazier activity in the U.S. finished 2019 at a modestly higher level than the end of 2018, according to Key Media & Research (KMR). Nonresidential construction increased 4.4% in December 2019 compared to December 2018, … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increases in Majority of Metro Areas, While Labor Remains an Issue

Construction employment grew in 252 out of 358 metro areas between August 2018 and August 2019, declined in 60 and was unchanged in 46, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of … Continue reading

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Value of Construction Spending Slows in Glass Sectors

Spending in U.S. glass- and glazing-related construction leveled off in May, according to Key Media & Research (KMR) analysis of recent government data. KMR estimates the value of work by glazing contractors in nonresidential building was up just 1% in … Continue reading

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No Slowdown in Glass Construction So Far in 2019

Spending in glass- and glazing-related nonresidential construction remains higher than a year ago, according to Key Media & Research (KMR) analysis of Census Bureau data. A new report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows employment in the industry … Continue reading

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