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Stimulus helping industry, AGC economist says

By Joe Yovino Spending from the Federal government’s stimulus program is helping the construction industry, albeit slower than many expected. That’s according to Ken Simonson, chief economist of the Associated General Contractors of America. Simonson spoke Thursday during an industrywide ...

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Recovery eludes construction sector, cement groups point to shaky markets

By Brian Johnson Dolan Media Newswires Minneapolis — The construction economy throughout the nation is showing more discouraging signs. Architecture billings are still slow, according to the latest numbers from the American Institute of Architects, and cement industry officials say ...

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Economist predicts rough ride for construction industry

By Tony Anderson Special to The Daily Reporter An industry group is forecasting at least one more year of decreased construction spending in a market already battered by a weak economy. An American Institute of Architects economic forecast is predicting ...

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Builders try to break project backlog

Sean Ryan sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com Builders are pushing Wisconsin governments to stop trying to balance their budgets by putting construction projects on the back burner. Milwaukee County emerged as an example Tuesday when the Public Policy Forum Inc., Milwaukee, reported the county ...

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