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75 Percent of Construction Firms Plan to Expand Headcount in 2018

Contractors are optimistic that the industry’s economic outlook in 2018 will remain strong as tax rates and regulatory burdens fall, according to survey results released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC of America) and Sage Construction and Real … Continue reading

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U.S. Court of Appeals Upholds OSHA’s Silica Rule

Several construction industry organizations are back to square one with their challenge of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) final crystalline silica standard. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld the standard on December … Continue reading

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Report: Craft Labor Shortage Persists in Construction Industry

The ongoing labor shortage in the construction industry is changing how firms operate and could lead to an increase in the cost of construction, according to a new report from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Seventy percent of … Continue reading

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Craft Worker Shortage Continues as Construction Demand Ticks Up

More than two-thirds of construction firms in the U.S. are having difficulty filling hourly craft positions, according to industry-wide survey results released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). According to AGC CEO Stephen Sandherr, of the nearly 1,500 … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increases in 194 of 339 Metro Areas Between August 2012 and 2013

Construction employment expanded in 194 metro areas, declined in 88 and was stagnant in 57 between August 2012 and August 2013, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association … Continue reading

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