Construction employment increased by 58,000 jobs in February to the highest level since November 2008 with gains in both residential and nonresidential segments, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America.
Architecture firm Siegel & Strain reports that two of the firm’s projects are listed on the recently released list of 20 verified zero net (ZNE) energy buildings in California.
After serving association members and the construction industry for 18 years, Bruce D’Agostino, president and chief executive officer of CMAA, has will retire in 2017 once a successor has been chosen.
During the past few years, the increased use of copper for innovative strategies combined with a strong growth in emerging economies, has resulted in significantly higher copper demand.
Construction employment declined in 110 out of 358 metro areas between December 2015 and December 2016, was stagnant in another 65 and increased in 183, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America.
Union representation in the construction industry (covering all occupations) rose from 14.0 percent in 2015 to 14.6 percent in 2016, according to an annual report issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).