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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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Predictive Indexing Software Helps Make Hiring Decisions

The glass and glazing industry has the constant challenge of finding and keeping quality employees for businesses, but what if a software program could help companies make better hiring decisions? One digital marketing company in the construction sector has purchased … Continue reading

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CCI: Contractors Concerned about Labor Shortage, Materials Costs

According to the Q2 2019 Commercial Construction Index (CCI), contractors, including specialty trade and general, expect to increase hiring in the second half of 2019 despite the persistent challenge of finding skilled workers. Produced by USG Corp. and the U.S. … Continue reading

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