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Maine Construction Worker Hours Increases 11%; however, the 300 Jobs Lost from May to June Rank 42nd in the Country for Growth; Immediate Investment in Infrastructure is Needed to Avoid New Downturn

Construction employment increased from May to June in 31 states and the District of Columbia, but the gains may have stalled, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data released today and a compilation(link is external) of weekly jobsite hours by construction technology firm Procore. Association officials urged officials in Washington [...]

2020-07-20T10:00:57-04:00July 17th, 2020|News, Press Releases|

Construction Industry Adds 158,000 Workers In June But Infrastructure Jobs Decline; Association Warns Losses Will Rise Without New Funding

Gains in June are Concentrated in Homebuilding as State and Local Governments Postpone or Cancel Roads and Other Projects in Face of Looming Budget Deficits; Association Urges Prompt Federal Action Construction employment increased by 158,000 jobs in June, but employment related to infrastructure slipped, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America [...]

2020-07-17T11:48:07-04:00July 17th, 2020|News, Press Releases|

Maine’s Construction Industry Slides Backwards Losing 1,700 Jobs in One Month

Construction Employment Shrinks In 49 States And D.C. Two-Thirds of Firms Report Having Projects Delayed or Canceled Since the Start of the Outbreak as Association Calls for Measures to Revive the Economy, Boost Demand for Construction and Save Jobs Construction employment declined in the District of Columbia and every state except South Dakota in April, [...]

2020-05-26T09:56:15-04:00May 26th, 2020|News, Press Releases|

Industry Best Practices Created to Protect Construction Workers

Building Maine’s Future During a Crisis March 27, 2020, Augusta, Maine - Maine’s construction industry is taking extraordinary precautions to protect front-line workers who are building Maine during the health crisis. “Right now, construction workers are ensuring that the backbone of our state’s economy is stable during and after the crisis. Their role in protecting [...]

2020-03-30T10:20:24-04:00March 30th, 2020|News, Press Releases|

SHUTTING DOWN CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IS AN UNNECESSARY STEP, WILL HARM ECONOMY & UNDERMINE RECOVERY EFFORTS, CONSTRUCTION OFFICIALS SAY

AGC Maine Applauds Governor Mills for Allowing Construction Work to Continue AGC Maine joined AGC America and colleagues across the nation to encourage officials to allow construction activity to continue during the crisis. Maine firms moved swiftly to adopt procedures to protect construction workers and their families. Construction firms are already taking steps to protect [...]

2020-03-18T15:50:25-04:00March 18th, 2020|News, Press Releases|
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