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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|

AGC Maine Creates Page to Update Members on COVID-19

AGC Maine created a resource page for members to share information as the Government responds to COVID-19. The website includes links to employer, employee and agency information. http://agcmaine.org/covid19/ Members are also encouraged to join the social media Facebook group page for breaking news and information. https://www.facebook.com/groups/agcmaine/  

2020-03-17T10:43:00-04:00March 17th, 2020|News, Press Releases|

CONSTRUCTION OUTLAYS SOAR IN JANUARY TO $1.369 TRILLION WITH LARGE PUBLIC WORKS AND RESIDENTIAL GAINS, MODEST PRIVATE NONRESIDENTIAL GROWTH

Mild Weather in Many Parts of the Country May Have Boosted Monthly Results; Construction Officials Caution that the Coronavirus May Impact Deliveries of Materials Manufactured in Hard-Hit Countries Construction spending in January increased 1.8 percent to $1.369 trillion from December and 6.8 percent from January 2019 as all major segments logged gains, according to a [...]

2020-03-02T23:30:42-04:00March 2nd, 2020|News, Press Releases|