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Associated General Contractors of America Launches Campaign to Combat High Suicide Rates

Sep 18th, 2022

The Associated General Contractors of America has launched a new public awareness campaign to help combat high suicide rates and improve mental health within the construction industry. According to the association’s CEO, Stephen E. Sandherr, there are 53.2 suicides per 100,000 workers compared to a national construction workplace fatality rate of 10.2 per 100,000 workers. […]

Construction Contractors Struggle to Find Workers

Sep 9th, 2022

A new survey released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) shows that 91% of construction contractors are having a tough time finding workers, which has limited the number of jobs added during August. An analysis of federal employment data released by the AGC reports that construction firms added 16,000 jobs in August. “Nonresidential […]

Lack of Qualified Workers Continues to Plague Construction Industry

Aug 22nd, 2022

Construction employment continues to be a cause for concern in the industry as contractors struggle to find qualified workers, reads an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. The organization released data on Aug. 19, 2022, that showed construction employment in July trail pre-pandemic levels in 15 states. The analysis prompted association officials to […]

Construction Employment Dips In January

Feb 9th, 2022

Construction employment dipped by 5,000 jobs between December and January even though hourly pay rose at a record pace in the past year, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data. Association officials said future job gains are at risk from several factors that are slowing projects. “Contractors are […]

Construction in Glassy Building Sectors Still Holding Ground

Oct 4th, 2017

Construction spending in glass-laden building segments was mostly positive in August, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Material Costs Jump in 2016

Feb 16th, 2017

The cost of materials used in construction rose significantly faster than the price of completed buildings, according to an analysis of federal producer price data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

Construction Economy Continues Up, But Not Without Challenges

May 10th, 2016

Is construction gaining or waning? That was the question industry economists addressed last week in a spring economic forecast webinar hosted by CMD Group.

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