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CCI: Percentage of Women on Jobsites Low, Metal Tariffs Still a Concern

While contractors are beginning to adopt more advanced technologies, they are not making the same level of progress when it comes to employing women on the jobsite. The percentage of employees who are women on the jobsite still averages below … Continue reading

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Advanced Technology Adoption Expected to Increase Among Contractors by 2022

A greater percentage of contractors are adopting advanced technologies compared to 2018, according to the Q4 2019 Commercial Construction Index (CCI) released by USG Corp. and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Technology Use Technology use is increasing among contractors, with … Continue reading

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Q4 2019 CCI Sees Contractor Confidence Hit Record Low

Contractor confidence reached an all-time high in the third quarter of 2019 with a composite score of 77, but that quickly diminished in the fourth quarter. The Commercial Construction Index (CCI) dropped six points to a score of 71, the … Continue reading

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Contractor Confidence Reaches an All-Time High in Q3 2019

The Commercial Construction Index (CCI) is at its highest point since the index was first released by USG Corp. and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Q2 2017. The CCI rose three points to 77 in Q3 2019, driven largely … 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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