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Driver charged in death of construction worker

June 20, 2018
| By AP
DETROIT — A woman has been charged in a crash that killed a 57-year-old road construction worker. Read More

Attracting the next generation of construction pros

April 30, 2018
It’s a Friday afternoon, and I’m sitting in the sun-soaked office of Julie Parks, executive director of workforce training at Grand Rapids Community College M-TEC. Alongside me is Amy Pierce, career exploration coordinator for Kent ISD, and we’re talking about launching a construction training program at GRCC M-TEC for high school seniors from two local school districts. Think dual enrollment meets work-based learning. Read More

In the construction sector, G.R. = Growing Rapidly

September 29, 2017
Prospects remain bright for both the overall economy and for construction locally. Read More

Most industries maintain moderate growth rate

September 15, 2017
After a summer lull, the West Michigan economy resumed the growth pattern observed for the past eight years. Read More

Construction employment rebounds in a big way

September 8, 2017
National construction employment rebounded in August, adding 28,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read More

Construction input prices inch higher; energy prices drop

August 18, 2017
Construction input prices increased 0.3 percent in July and are up 3 percent on a year-over-year basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read More

Monthly construction input prices tick higher

July 21, 2017
Construction input prices rose 0.2 percent in June, according to an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data by Associated Builders and Contractors. Read More

Construction industry adds nearly 200K jobs over past year

July 7, 2017
In May, not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates were down in 24 states on a year-over-year basis, according to analysis released by Associated Builders and Contractors. Read More

Construction input prices level for first time in months

June 23, 2017
Construction input prices remained unchanged in May, ending five consecutive months of price expansion, according to analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data by Associated Builders and Contractors. Read More

Nonresidential construction segments suffer spending decline

June 16, 2017
Nonresidential construction spending fell 1.7 percent in April, totaling $696.3 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized basis, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data by Associated Builders and Contractors. Read More