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    U.S. contractors report trouble finding skilled workers

    2017-08-30T17:33:00Z

    A new survey by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) shows that 70 percent of construction companies are having a hard time finding qualified workers, and 67 percent say the difficulty will continue or worsen during the next year

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    Meet the ALH Awards judges

    2017-08-09T16:35:00Z

    With only a few days remaining before the ALH Awards deadline – August 14 – we are pleased to announce the full judging panel for the ALH Awards, which will be held on the evening of Oct. 12 at the Marriott Biscayne Bay in Miami following the day-long ALH Conference

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    US bills to boost airport construction spend

    2017-07-02T10:31:00Z

    New FAA plan could see up to 9% year-on-year budget increases for airports across the country

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    AGC chief economist optimistic about US construction

    2017-06-08T14:17:00Z

    Ken Simonson of AGC says US contractors are “upbeat” with order books reasonably full. Mr Simonon is a speaker at the ALH Conference & Awards in Miami, October 12, 2017

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    Caution is still the watchword

    2017-02-01T20:47:00Z

    Economist Ken Simonson says US construction firms have a positive outlook, but the new political administration has not cleared up old uncertainties

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    Ken Simonson looks ahead at Demolition 2017

    2017-01-18T16:05:00Z

    Chief economist with Associated General Contractors of America to give keynote on future of demolition at NDA's Las Vegas event

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    US states suffer mixed workloads

    2016-08-23T09:30:00Z

    Kansas sees workload decline 8.5% over 12-month period, while lack of skilled workers remains a problem, according to AGC of America

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    Further rise in US construction

    2015-11-04T09:10:00Z

    Value of construction put in place reached US$ 1.09 trillion in the 12 months to September, with growth strongest in the residential sector

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    US construction up again

    2015-10-02T11:42:00Z

    Census Bureau figures show activity is at its highest since 2008, but trade association sounds warning on skills shortages

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    Skills shortage bites in the US

    2015-09-14T10:30:00Z

    Contractors report difficulty in finding skilled site workers and office-based professionals according to AGC survey