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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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AAMA Webinar: Attract Skilled Workers During a Labor Shortage

Many glass and glazing companies have been impacted by the ongoing labor shortage as skilled workers become increasingly difficult to find. John Manzella, a global business and economic analysis expert, gave insight into how companies can attract and keep skilled … Continue reading

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Construction Robotics are on the Rise

As labor shortages continue, two recent studies indicate that the global construction robotics industry is set to fill in. With promises for increased efficiency, safety and productivity, robotic technologies also reduce expenses, data suggests. According to a report by Transparency … Continue reading

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