AGC of America

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Opp Construction of Grand Forks, N.D. Named Nation's Safest Construction Company in 2012 by National Contractors Group

Opp Construction wins Willis-sponsored Construction Safety Excellence Awards Grand Prize as 51 other companies win awards for quality construction safety programs. Read more

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Construction Sector Adds 5,000 Jobs in Past Two Months

Residential and nonresidential construction both add jobs in September, but industry employment is still down compared to one year ago. Read more

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Construction Spending Reaches Highest Level Since December 2009

Industry economist predicts continuing gains in private nonresidential and apartment building; association officials call on public sector to adequately fund range of infrastructure projects. Read more

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Construction Materials Prices Decline in June

Construction materials prices last month showed the smallest year-over-year increase since December 2009, according to a news release from AGC of America. Read more

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Construction Employment Experiences Large Decline

Heavy and civil engineering construction suffers largest employment decline within sector, likely reflecting impacts of 1.4 percent decrease in public construction activity during the previous month. Read more

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Construction Employment Declines Between April 2011 & 2012

Anchorage, Alaska had largest percentage decline, Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, Ill. lost the most jobs; Fargo, N.D.-Minn. and Indianapolis-Carmel, Ind. are top gainers. Read more

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Material Prices Rise in April

Construction association notes that uneven growth of construction, lack of long-term infrastructure funding leave firms vulnerable to price spikes. Read more

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