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Commercial Glass Construction Slows in September

Contract glazier activity was up for the month but down for the year in September, according to Key Media & Research (KMR) analysis of recent government data. Nonresidential building in the U.S. increased 0.5% from August 2019 to September 2019 … 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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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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Contractor Confidence is Up in the Second Quarter of 2019

Contractors, including general and specialty trade contractors, are optimistic about new business opportunities going into the second half of 2019, according to the Q2 2019 Commercial Construction Index (CCI) from USG Corp. and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The CCI … Continue reading

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Trade Workers Fatal Work Injuries Fell in 2017

The number of fatal work injuries in 2017 is down from the numbers reported in 2016, and is also down for specialty trade contractors, such as glaziers. According to the new “National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2017” report … Continue reading

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