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Two-Thirds of Metro Areas Add Construction Jobs April 2021-2022

The Associated General Contractors of America’s recent analysis of government employment data shows construction employment increased in two-thirds of U.S. metro areas between April 2021 and April 2022. Association officials noted that a lack of qualified workers kept employment down … Continue reading

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Growth Forecast for Nonresidential Building Starts in 2022

The Southern region has seen an influx of residents in the past two years and many states are on the road to recovering from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, labor shortages continue to plague much of the region … Continue reading

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Forster Profilsysteme AG Breaks Ground on New Facility

A symbolic, groundbreaking ceremony marked the start of construction for Forster Profilsysteme AG’s new campus in Romanshorn, Switzerland. The steel and stainless steel door, window and façade systems manufacturer is investing approximately $54 million in the project, located in the … Continue reading

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Shattering Statistics: Women in Construction Week

Less than 24% –that’s the percentage of women who work in glass and glass product manufacturing, despite making up 47% of all employed individuals. According to the same report from the 2021 labor force statistics from the current population survey … Continue reading

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Construction Adds 22,000 Jobs in December; Jobless Rate Falls To 5%

Construction employment increased by 22,000 jobs between November and December as nonresidential construction firms added workers for the fourth month in a row while residential construction employment slipped, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of … Continue reading

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