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New England Jobless Rate Steady

New England Jobless Rate Steady

| November 6, 2017

Boston – The New England unemployment rate was little changed at 3.9% in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Regional Commissioner Deborah A. Brown noted that New England’s jobless rate was essentially unchanged from a year ago when it was 3.8%. The national jobless rate declined from August to 4.2% and was 0.7 […]

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Construction Employment Increased by 11,000 Jobs in October

Construction Employment Increased by 11,000 Jobs in October

| November 6, 2017

Arlington, VA – Construction employment increased by 11,000 jobs in October to the highest level in nine years, while the industry’s unemployment rate fell to 4.5%, the lowest October rate since 2006, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said that while hurricane recovery work […]

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Black Rock Fireproof Columns Launches New AEC Daily Course

| October 28, 2017

East Hartford, CT – In an effort to help engineers and architects better understand the fireproof options available to them in today’s structural steel and joint systems, United Steel’s Black Rock Fireproof Column division has developed a new continuing education course available online through the American Institute of Architect’s AEC Daily program.  Introduction to Prefabricated […]

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