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Battered and Bruised, But Still Standing

Companies in the Midwest, such as Arlington Glass, are finding work in a variety of different project types as the market slowly returns.

Lou Cerny says the eye test is all you need when assessing the state of the glass industry in Chicago these days. “You do see a few cranes here and there,” says Cerny, the vice president and project manager for … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Gains Remain Spotty in July

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Construction employment continued its spotty improvement in July, as more states posted year-over-year gains, but most states posted decreases compared with June, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America of Labor Department data. Association officials … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increases in 191 out of 339 Metro Areas Between June 2012 and 2013

Construction employment increased in 191 out of 339 metropolitan areas between June 2012 and June 2013, declined in 97 and was flat in 51, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of … Continue reading

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Twenty-Seven States See Rise in Construction Employment in May

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A construction industry ravaged by the recession received some promising news with word that the majority of states experienced an increase in construction employment during the month of May. The recently released figures, which came from an analysis of Labor … Continue reading

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