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Surveys Show Impacts of COVID-19 on Contractor and Architecture Firms

An increasing number of construction contractors are laying off employees while architecture firms are reporting fewer new design projects due to impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s according to separate surveys conducted by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America … Continue reading

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Construction Spending Holds Steady; up Nearly 5 Percent for First Eight Months of 2016

Construction spending held steady in August compared to July and is up nearly 5 percent for the first eight months of the year compared to same period in 2015, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. … Continue reading

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Kasich Stresses Job Preparation in Call with Industry Coalition

A coalition of manufacturing and construction industry members recently had its fourth opportunity to pick the brain of another presidential candidate. Last week, Ohio Gov. John Kasich joined an ongoing teleforum to discuss his policies with industry associations and business … Continue reading

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Battered and Bruised, But Still Standing

Lou Cerny says the eye test is all you need when assessing the state of the glass industry in Chicago these days. “You do see a few cranes here and there,” says Cerny, the vice president and project manager for … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Gains Remain Spotty in July

Construction employment continued its spotty improvement in July, as more states posted year-over-year gains, but most states posted decreases compared with June, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America of Labor Department data. Association officials … Continue reading

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