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One-Third of Metro Areas Lose Construction Jobs Between August 2020 and 2021

Nearly one-third of U.S. metro areas lost construction jobs between August 2020 and August 2021, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data. Association officials noted that the job losses are occurring as … Continue reading

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Could There be a More Important Year for Manufacturing Day?

On the first Friday of October, and continuing throughout the month with various events, companies across all sectors seek to raise awareness of manufacturing and why the field represents a viable career path. Hosted annually by the National Association of … 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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The Bad News is There’s a Great Recession Coming. The Good News? It’s Not til 2030

The next few years should be strong for the glass and fenestration industries, but companies better use that time to prepare for the possibility of a huge economic shock in 2030, according to Alan Beaulieu, the president of ITR Economics, … Continue reading

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GENE ’17 Seminar Spotlight: Glass Industry Economic Update

Is the construction economy beginning to flatten out? What are the hottest segments for the glass and glazing industry? These are just a few of the questions glass research editor Nick St. Denis will answer during a Glass Industry Economic … Continue reading

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