Update on the Construction Effects of Hurricane Harvey

AUGUST 30, 2017 - As of this writing, the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey (and the deluge of rain that followed) has been estimated at $50-75 billion. This would make Harvey ...
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Construction Employment Increases by 6,000 Jobs in July, Annual Growth Rate Doubles Hiring Pace

Construction employment increased by 6,000 jobs in July to the highest level since October 2008, amid a tight labor market that may be keeping contractors from hiring as many ...
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U.S. Labor Market Resurgent in June; Construction Adds 16,000 Jobs

National construction employment added 16,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in June, according to an analysis of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics by ...
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Nearly 200,000 Construction Jobs Added Since May 2016, ABC Says

Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 24 States WASHINGTON, June 28 - In May, not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates were down in 24 states on a ...
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General Mills Buys 100 MW from Cactus Flats Wind in Texas

General Mills announced it has a 15-year power purchase agreement with Renewable Energy Systems for the 150-MW Cactus Flats wind project under development in Concho County, ...
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ABC's Construction Backlog Indicator Rebounds in 2017: Gains in All Categories During First Quarter

WASHINGTON, June 21-- Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today reported that its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) rose to 9 months during the first quarter of 2017, ...
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