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Guess What 91 Percent of Construction Companies Get? Hint—It isn’t On-time Payments.

Payment delays may be another byproduct of the pandemic. Only 11% of construction businesses say they always get paid in full, which is a 74% drop from 2020 and down 82% from 2019. Additionally, only 9% of companies say they … Continue reading

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May PPI Numbers Remain Positive for Glass Industry

The seasonally unadjusted prices for materials used in glass and glazing manufacturing were positive in May and in year-over-year price changes, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In May, the monthly PPI … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Slips by 20,000 in May as Supply-Chain Problems and Record Materials Cost Increases Plague Nonresidential Contractors

Construction employment declined for the third time in the past four months in May as nonresidential contractors coped with lengthening and unpredictable delivery times that limited their ability to start or complete projects, according to an analysis by the Associated … Continue reading

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Construction Employment in April Remains Below Pre-Pandemic Peak in 36 States and DC

According to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data, construction employment in April remained below the pre-pandemic high set in February 2020 in 36 states and Washington, despite increases from March to April in … Continue reading

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Glass Construction Spending Declines Again

The value of nonresidential glass and glazing activity was down to finish the first quarter of 2021, according to Key Media & Research, a leading information provider to the glass industry and parent company of USGNN.com. Architectural glass-related nonresidential construction … Continue reading

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