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Nonresidential Glazing Activity Continues to Pull Back in June

Nonresidential glass- and glazing-related construction spending was down significantly in June compared to a year ago. Activity fell by nearly 9% year-over-year on a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, according to Key Media & Research (KMR), a leading information provider to … Continue reading

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Despite Homebuilding Boom and Improving Economy, Construction Employment Declines in 203 Metro Areas

Construction employment decreased from March 2020 to March 2021 in 203, or 57%, of the nation’s metro areas, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) of government employment data released today. Association officials said that the … Continue reading

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Subcontractor Shortages Continue as Virginia Moves to Alleviate Them

Labor shortages are continuing throughout the entire construction industry, including among glazing companies, leading to an increase in training and certification programs in high schools and community colleges nationwide to address the issue. In Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam launched the … Continue reading

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May Construction Starts Climb 15 Percent

At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $783.6 billion, new construction starts in May advanced 15 percent from April, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The increase follows a 12-percent decline in April, and shows total construction activity reaching the … Continue reading

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Report: Drone Use Increasing in Companies with Revenue of $50M and Up

The construction industry, including glass and glazing companies, is leading drone use among companies with revenues of $50 million or more according to a report by Blue Research on behalf of Skyward. “One of the things we really struggled with … Continue reading

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