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Nonresidential Construction Has Recovered 56% of Jobs Lost Since March Employment Report, Says ABC

Nonresidential Construction Has Recovered 56% of Jobs Lost Since March Employment Report, Says ABC

Posted: July 2, 2020 | Tradewinds

The construction industry added 158,000 jobs on net in June, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. During the last two months, the industry has added 591,000 jobs, recovering 56% of the industrywide jobs lost since the start of the pandemic.

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Gathering the Data to Create the Post-COVID Workplace

Gathering the Data to Create the Post-COVID Workplace

Posted: July 2, 2020 | Tradewinds, Projects, Project Management

Now that COVID-19 has jump-started a global work from-home experiment, many are speculating on the future of fice — what will it look like? Will we need an of fice at all? The option of working from home has long been at the employer’s discretion, but in the midst of a global health threat, the of fice poses safet y risks that will put the employee in the driver’s seat to determine if the health threat is greater than economic security.

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Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls Modestly in May, Says ABC

Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls Modestly in May, Says ABC

Posted: July 2, 2020 | Tradewinds

National nonresidential construction spending declined 0.9% in May, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published July 1, 2020 by the U.S. Census Bureau. On a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, spending totaled $812.5 billion for the month. Private nonresidential spending declined 2.4% in May and public nonresidential construction spending increased 1.2%.

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Capstone Headwaters Reports: Aggregates Industry Shows Signs of Recovery as Construction Resumes

Capstone Headwaters Reports: Aggregates Industry Shows Signs of Recovery as Construction Resumes

Posted: July 2, 2020 | Tradewinds

Capstone Headwaters released its Q3 Rock Products Coverage report June 30, 2020 reporting that as shelter in place orders are lifted and state and local economics begin to reopen, optimism in the Aggregates industry has been supported by a resumption of construction projects and hiring activity towards the close of Q2.  Following the lowest recorded backlog level in April (7.8 months), the Associated Builders and Contractors’ construction backlog indicator increased to 7.9 moths in May, with infrastructure and heavy industry projects experiencing month-over-month activity growth.

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Petersen adds CAS Reps to sales force in Western New York

Petersen adds CAS Reps to sales force in Western New York

Posted: July 2, 2020 | Tradewinds

Petersen has expanded its network of manufacturer representatives, this time throughout Western New York to better serve the area’s growing demand for metal roof and wall cladding systems. Manufacturer representatives from CAS Reps will support architects, consultants, installing contractors and others involved in the specification and installation of exterior metal cladding products in the western part of The Empire State.

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