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Construction employment rises in September; construction executives’ optimism cools, ENR finds.
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October 12, 2021
Spending stalls in August; materials costs climb as futures prices signal further increases ahead.
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October 05, 2021
AGC posted the fifth edition of the Construction Inflation Alert today, a document to help owners, officials, and others understand what contractors are experiencing...
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September 27, 2021
August employment lags February 2020 in 39 states; year-to-date nonresidential starts trail 2020
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September 20, 2021
Materials costs outrun bid prices for the year despite drop in August; job openings set record for July.
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September 13, 2021
Contractors struggle to find workers despite a 5-month fall in employment, Autodesk-AGC survey finds.
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September 07, 2021
Construction employment, not seasonally adjusted, increased from July 2020 to July 2021 in 268 (75%) of the 358 metro areas (including divisions of larger metros) for which the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) posts construction employment data, decreased in 54 (15%) and was unchanged in 36, according to an analysis AGC released.
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September 01, 2021
Seasonally adjusted construction employment in July trailed the February 2020 level in 36 states, exceeded it in 14 states, and was unchanged in the District of Columbia,...
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August 23, 2021
Input PPIs soar in year ending in July; steel prices, lead times rise again, while lumber plunges.
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August 16, 2021
 While the economy has continued its forward progress through the summer, the Dodge Momentum Index has regressed somewhat as higher material prices and shortages of skilled labor continue to exert a strong influence over the construction sector.
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August 09, 2021