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Recent Data Supports Positive Industry Outlook

In a huge upside surprise the U.S. economy added 2.5 million jobs in May – consensus estimates were looking at a potential decline in employment of between 4 to 8 million jobs, according to a recent report from Dodge Data … Continue reading

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Glaziers Lead Construction Jobs in Best Work Life Balance

U.S. News & World Report recently released its 100 Best Jobs rankings, and while glaziers did not rank in the top 100 of best jobs, it did rank among the best in work life balance. Of the Best Construction Jobs, … Continue reading

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Economist Gives Cautiously Optimistic Look at Construction

The state of the construction economy and “Industry 4.0” were two hot topics at GlassCon Global, sponsored by Finishing Contractors Association (FCA) International, this week in Chicago. During the event, economist Anirban Basu of Sage Policy Group gave an update on … Continue reading

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Report: Energy Efficiency Employment Keeps Climbing

Energy efficiency employed 2.25 million Americans in 2017 who manufactured, designed or installed energy-efficient products certified by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program or installed according to Energy Star guidelines, according to the recently released U.S. Energy and Employment … Continue reading

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Report: Construction Robots Could Kill Millions of Jobs

A new study suggests that automation could eventually replace up to 49 percent of the country’s flesh-and-blood construction workforce by 2057 – that’s around 2.7 million people. However, some who specialize in glass and fenestration installation might be safe – … Continue reading

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