Crooker Construction Earns Municipal Award for Morse School

Successful teamwork was the key to Crooker Construction’s completion of Morse High School and Bath Regional Career and Technical Center in RSU 1, in Bath. From design to engineering to quarrying to construction, Crooker built a team of professionals who seamlessly coordinated with each other and with the community, earning The new three-story, 186,000-sq.ft. The [...]

2021-05-24T09:50:03-04:00May 24th, 2021|News, Press Releases|

AGC Maine Presents 2020 and 2021 Build Maine Awards

AUGUSTA – The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Maine has recognized exemplary, construction companies and their employees with the 2020 and 2021 Build Maine Awards for 11 major projects. The awards ceremony was held May 12, after the 2020 in-person event had been canceled due to the pandemic. Annual award winners are selected through a [...]

2021-05-21T13:46:21-04:00May 21st, 2021|News, Press Releases|

Nonresidential Construction Outlays Drop in March for Fourth-Straight Month as Weak Demand, Supply Chain Woes Make Further Declines Likely

Construction Officials Say New Infrastructure Investments, Tariff Relief for Key Construction Materials are Needed to Help Contractors Cope with Continued Economic Impacts of the Pandemic Nonresidential construction spending fell to a two-year low in March as contractors struggled with slumping demand for most project types and growing shortages of materials, transport, and workers, according to [...]

2021-05-03T14:39:05-04:00May 3rd, 2021|News, Press Releases|

Record Jump in Material Prices and Supply Chain Disruptions Threaten Construction Firms’ Ability to Complete Vital Nonresidential Projects

New Producer Price Index Data Shows Costs Outstripping Contractors’ Bid Prices as Firms Cope with Growing Delivery Delays, Limited Supplies of Key Items; Association Urges Relief from Tariffs An unprecedented leap in the price of goods used in construction and supply-chain disruptions are wreaking hardships on contractors and slowing projects, according to an analysis by [...]

2021-04-09T13:34:13-04:00April 9th, 2021|News, Press Releases|

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING DIVERGES IN DECEMBER WITH SLUMP IN PRIVATE NONRESIDENTIAL SECTOR, MIXED PUBLIC WORK, AND BOOM IN HOMEBUILDING

Demand for Nonresidential Construction and Public Works Will Decline Amid Ongoing Pandemic Concerns, Worsening State and Local Budgets as Association Officials Call for New Recovery Measures Construction spending in December exhibited sharply varied trends, with downturns from a year earlier in every private category, mixed results for public construction, and double-digit increases in residential construction, [...]

2021-02-01T16:27:19-04:00February 1st, 2021|News, Press Releases|
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