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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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Report Suggests Optimism for Construction Industry, but Vigilance is Required

“COVID-19 has brought about a new age for the construction industry,” says Yann Dreyer, global practice group leader for construction in the global energy and construction team at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty in a new report. “While construction projects … Continue reading

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Investing in the Future: Industry Companies Focus on Developing the Next Generation of Workers

Whether through webinars, school visits or designated days, such as the recent manufacturing day, members of the construction industry, including those working with glass, metal and facades, are making an effort to inspire a new generation of workers. That’s part … Continue reading

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August PPI Numbers Remain Positive Overall for Glass Industry

The seasonally unadjusted prices for materials used in glass and glazing manufacturing were positive in August 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 August, the … Continue reading

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A Look Back: Remembering 9/11

Almost everyone remembers where they were that Tuesday. Whether at work, in traffic or at home, hearing the news of the first plane to strike the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, was surreal. We gathered around televisions and … Continue reading

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