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Trade Dispute Increases Construction Costs, Data Shows

| July 11, 2018

Arlington, VA – Construction costs accelerated again in June, with steep increases for a wide range of building and road construction materials as tariffs against foreign goods come into effect, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new Labor Department data. Association officials say that contractors will have to assume […]

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Construction Employment At 10 Year High

| July 9, 2018

Arlington, VA – Construction employment increased by 13,000 jobs in June and by 282,000 jobs over the past year, reaching a 10-year high, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said many construction firms appear to be more willing to hire amid lower tax rates […]

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