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U.S. construction industry gains jobs, spending falters

Brian Ethridge - Aug 04, 2014

U.S. construction industry gains jobs, spending falters

The U.S. construction industry added 22,000 jobs in the month of July, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nonresidential construction accounts for 6,600 of those jobs, including 2,500 jobs in the heavy and civil engineering segment.That's a huge improvement when ...

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OSHA official: Further increase in construction deaths likely; triggered by uptick in activity, less-experienced workers

Wayne Grayson - Jul 30, 2014

OSHA official: Further increase in construction deaths likely; triggered by uptick in activity, less-experienced workers

If it seems like you’re hearing about a lot more construction-related deaths lately, you’re not alone. Anyone who pays close attention to news concerning the industry has likely noticed reports of construction worker deaths in the U.S. have come across ...

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Transportation gains 16.6k jobs in June

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 07, 2014

Transportation gains 16.6k jobs in June

The transportation industry gained 16,600 jobs in June, rising to a total of 4,618,500 employed workers, according to statistics released Friday by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In comparison, overall employment in the U.S. increased by 288,000 ...

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Transportation gains 11.3k jobs in April

Amanda Bayhi - May 05, 2014

Transportation gains 11.3k jobs in April

The transportation sector gained 11,300 jobs in April, bringing total transportation employment to 4,580,500 jobs, according to statistics released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Related: Transportation gains 7.9k jobs in March In comparison, overall employment ...

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Transportation gains 7.9k jobs in March

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 04, 2014

Transportation gains 7.9k jobs in March

The transportation sector gained 7,900 jobs in March, bringing total employment in the sector to 4,564,600 jobs, according to statistics released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In comparison, overall employment in the U.S. increased ...

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Transportation gains 9k jobs in January

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 12, 2014

Transportation gains 9k jobs in January

The transportation sector gained 9,900 jobs in January, rising from 4.55 million jobs in December to 4.56 million jobs in January, according to statistics released Friday by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In comparison, overall employment in ...

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Transportation loses 600 jobs in December

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 10, 2014

Transportation loses 600 jobs in December

The transportation sector lost 600 jobs in December, dipping from 4.5366 million jobs in November to 4.536 million jobs in December, according to statistics released Friday by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In comparison, overall employment in ...

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Transportation gains nearly 31k jobs in November

Amanda Bayhi - Dec 09, 2013

Transportation gains nearly 31k jobs in November

The transportation sector gained 30,500 jobs in November, rising from 4,504,100 jobs in October to 4,534,600 in November, according to statistics released Friday by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In comparison, overall employment in the U.S. increased ...

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Transportation employment remains steady in October

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 08, 2013

Transportation employment remains steady in October

The transportation sector maintained 4,493,600 jobs in October, the same number that were available in September, according to statistics released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In comparison, overall employment in the U.S. increased by ...

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Transportation sector gains 12,000 jobs in August

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 06, 2013

Transportation sector gains 12,000 jobs in August

Transportation employment grew by 12,000 jobs to 4,463,500 in August, according to a report from The Hill. The figures come from statistics released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), which showed that the transportation sector’s growth joins gains of ...

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Transportation employment drops by 5,100 in June

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 08, 2013

Transportation employment drops by 5,100 in June

The transportation sector lost 5,100 jobs in June, despite gains of 195,000 jobs in the overall U.S. economy, according to The Hill. The figures come from a Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report, which showed that employment in the transportation sector ...

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Nonresidential fixed investment drops 12% in Q1 2012

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 27, 2012

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) says that nonresidential fixed investment in structures dropped 12 percent in the first quarter of 2012 following a 0.9 percent decrease in the fourth quarter of 2011, according to the April 27 Department of ...

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