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AGC Survey Results Address Labor Shortages and Optimism in Industry’s Future

The construction industry is seemingly struggling in more ways than one, but officials with the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) notice some positives from the 2021 Workforce Survey. “This year’s results show an odd paradox,” said Steve Sandherr, the … Continue reading

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CCI: Project Delays Improve but the Labor Shortage is Constant

The majority of contractors are currently experiencing project delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the effects of the skilled labor shortage; however, those percentages are slightly lower or unchanged compared to the third quarter of 2020. According … Continue reading

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Contractors Increase Pay, Invest in Technology Amid Labor Shortage

With 80% of contractors nationwide having difficulty finding craft workers, including glaziers, many are spending more to attract workers or investing in technology to replace them. This is according to the Associated General Contractors of America’s (AGC) latest labor shortage … Continue reading

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Contractors Feel the Labor Shortage’s Impact with 80% Having Trouble Finding Workers

The majority of construction contractors are having trouble finding workers, particularly hourly craft positions, including glaziers. This is according to the Associated General Contractors of America’s (AGC) latest survey, which states that 80% of firms nationwide are having trouble finding … Continue reading

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Dodge: 2019 Seeing Decelerating Economic Growth

The construction industry is experiencing deceleration compared to the strong economy of 2018, however expansion is still ongoing. This is according to the 2019 Dodge Midyear Update webinar, presented by Dodge Data & Analytics chief economist and vice president of … Continue reading

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