Construction Spending Decreases For Fourth Consecutive Month In June As Declines In Leading Public Categories, Homebuilding Dominate Results

Association Officials Warn Further Contraction is Likely unless Federal Government Enacts Prompt, Major Investment in Infrastructure as State and Local Governments Face Deficits Construction spending declined for the fourth consecutive month in June as decreases in single-family, highway and educational projects outweighed increases in several private nonresidential categories, according to an analysis by the Associated [...]

2020-08-03T13:27:47-04:00August 3rd, 2020|News, Press Releases|

31st Annual Golf Classic at Spring Meadows

AGC Maine will hold the 31st Annual Golf Classic at Spring Meadows in Gray, August 28th. The total field will be limited to 100 participants, and changes to lunch will be in place to limit a person to person contact. Details for the event, including the registration, can be found by following this link:

2020-07-30T13:25:00-04:00July 30th, 2020|News, Press Releases|

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|