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Better Roads Staff - Jun 03, 2011

Roadworks

Before you can bid, tell me which candidates you contributed to. By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson It’s always a good idea to keep an eye on what our government does that might be the thin end of the ...

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AGC: Construction employment up in 138 out of 337 metro areas

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 27, 2011

Construction employment increased in 138 out of 337 metropolitan areas between March 2010 and March 2011, decreased in 153 and stayed level in 46, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released April 26 by the Associated General ...

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AGC swears in organization's first female president

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 25, 2011

Kristine Young, the chief executive officer of Des Moines, Iowa-based Miller the Driller, became the first-ever woman to lead the U.S. construction industry as she was sworn in as president of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) on March ...

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Employment construction down 16K in December

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 10, 2011

Employment in construction declined by 16,000 during the month of December 2010 as the industry’s unemployment rate hit 20.7 percent, according to analysis of federal employment figures released Jan. 7 by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Even as the ...

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AGC: Construction spending up, but industry still 'fragile'

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 10, 2011

Construction spending increased by 0.4 percent in November, the third straight rise in the total, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) noted in an analysis of new Census Bureau data. Private residential and public construction each gained 0.7 percent compared ...

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Transportation group TRIP names chairman of board

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 20, 2010

A Fargo, N.D., construction executive has been named chairman of the board of TRIP, a national, nonprofit transportation research group based in Washington, D.C. Paul W. Diederich, president of Fargo, N.D.-based Industrial Builders Inc., has been involved in the construction field ...

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Stimulus funds boost April's construction spending numbers

- Jun 15, 2010

Construction spending rose to $869 billion between March and April this year thanks to stimulus funds, according to an Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) analysis of the Census Bureau’s latest spending figures. Total construction spending rose by 2.7 percent, ...

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A road without stripes

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 24, 2010

A shortage of traffic striping paint has left road crews and transportation departments without the paint they need to separate northbound and southbound traffic, according to a report in the the New York Times. The Associated General Contractors of America warned ...

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U.S. construction industry adds 14,000 jobs

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 24, 2010

The nation's construction industry added 14,000 jobs nationwide in April, according to the Labor Department, marking the first back-to-back monthly gains in that sector since 2006, the Los Angeles Times reports. In all, 29 states gained construction jobs that month, according ...

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