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Spending on most categories of nonresidential and multifamily construction declined from February to March as contractors struggled to find enough workers and get timely deliveries of materials, according to an analysis the AGC released regarding federal spending data.
AGC and Procore Technologies, Inc. announced that they have met their initial fundraising goal of $500,000 for a new scholarship to support minority students studying construction at the nation’s Historically Black Colleges & Universities. Students will begin receiving the scholarship starting in the 2022-23 school year.
Contractors Association Prepares Updated Construction Inflation Alert as Tight Labor Market, Soaring Materials Costs, and Supply Chain Disruptions Threaten to Delay Projects and Undercut Further Job Gains
February 10, 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.
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, Calif. and Worcester, Mass. Post Largest Year-over-Year Increases; Nassau County-Suffolk County, N.Y. and Evansville, Ind.-Ky. Experience the Worst Declines over 12 Months
November 30, 2021
Between October 2020 and October 2021, nearly two out of three U.S. metro areas added construction jobs.
Construction Officials Say Federal Mandates Add to Industry’s Confusion by Creating Different Standards for Firms Based on Size and the Work they Perform and Offering Conflicting Details
November 5, 2021
Instead of providing additional resources and support to encourage workers to do the right thing, the Biden administration’s new vaccine mandates will make the challenge of vaccinating more construction professionals harder, based on our initial analysis of the measure.
Nonresidential Construction Sector Has Yet to Hit Pre-pandemic Levels Amid Supply Chain Disruptions & Delays. Association Officials Noted that Supply Chain Problems and Materials Price Increases are Impacting Demand for Nonresidential Projects, Prompting Some Owners to Delay or Cancel Projects
October 11, 2021
The construction industry gained 22,000 jobs between August and September as nonresidential construction firms added employees for the first time in six months.