Overall construction spending was down slightly in August, while other spending was mixed and prices for materials like steel and lumber improved, according to the latest analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.Read More »
Nonresidential contractors struggle to find qualified workers as construction industry adds 16,000 jobs
As construction companies added 16,000 jobs in August, nonresidential contractors are still limited by a lack of skilled labor according to a survey conducted by Associated General Contractors of America.Read More »
AGC survey: Federal proposal for government projects worth $35 million or more will hurt contractors, small-business owners
The head of a nationwide contractor association said on Thursday that a new federal rule for project labor agreements for federal projects worth $35 million or more would place burdensome restraints on contractors and hurt disadvantaged construction businesses.Read More »
A national survey of contractors has found those who use lean construction methods on their projects are more likely to complete their jobs on time and under budget and achieve other goals such as having safe jobsites and producing high ...
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