39 States Add Construction Jobs, But 27 States Lost Jobs, Says ABC

39 States Add Construction Jobs, But 27 States Lost Jobs, Says ABC

Thirty-nine states added construction jobs between April 2016 and April 2017 amid growing demand for construction services, yet more than half the states lost construction…

Construction Employment Increases by 5,000 in April to Highest Level in Nine Years

Construction Employment Increases by 5,000 in April to Highest Level in Nine Years

Construction employment increased by 5,000 jobs in April to the highest level in more than nine years amid strong demand for new construction services, according…

Construction employment increases in 224 out of 358 metro areas, says AGC

Construction employment increases in 224 out of 358 metro areas, says AGC

Construction employment increased in 224 out of 358 metro areas between March 2016 and March 2017, declined in 92 and stagnated in 42, according to…

Construction Spending Hits Record Levels for Second Month in a Row

Construction Spending Hits Record Levels for Second Month in a Row

Construction spending is at record levels for the second straight month in March and is up 4.9 percent for the first three months of year…

Construction Employment Increases in 39 States Over Past 12 Months

Construction Employment Increases in 39 States Over Past 12 Months

Thirty-nine states added construction jobs between March 2016 and March 2017 while 17 states added construction jobs between February and March, according to an analysis…

Construction Material Costs in March Outpace Contractor Pricing, says AGC

Construction Material Costs in March Outpace Contractor Pricing, says AGC

Double-digit price increases for key construction materials pushed up construction costs in March, while the prices charged by contractors remained moderate, according to a new…

AGC Unveils Steps and New Study to Improve Worker Safety

AGC Unveils Steps and New Study to Improve Worker Safety

The Associated General Contractors of America unveiled a new study designed to improve the safety of construction workers as it announced that two-thirds of metro…

Construction Spending Increases in February as Private Residential and Public Sector Offset Private Nonresidential Decline

Construction Spending Increases in February as Private Residential and Public Sector Offset Private Nonresidential Decline

Construction spending increased from January to February and from a year ago, as private residential and public construction grew for the month and private-sector demand…

Construction Employment Increases in 43 States in Last 12 Months, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases in 43 States in Last 12 Months, Says AGC

Forty-three states added construction jobs between February 2016 and February 2017 while 39 states added construction jobs between January and February, according to an analysis…

39 States Add Construction Jobs Between Jan. 2016/2017, Says AGC

39 States Add Construction Jobs Between Jan. 2016/2017, Says AGC

Thirty-nine states added construction jobs between January 2016 and January 2017 while 38 states and D.C. added construction jobs between December and January, according to…

Alexander Acosta Highly Qualified to Serve as Labor Secretary, AGC Says

Alexander Acosta Highly Qualified to Serve as Labor Secretary, AGC Says

The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement on the nomination of Alexander Acosta to…