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Monterey looks to natural stone as drought approaches

Apr 08, 2014

Monterey looks to natural stone as drought approaches

It’s obvious that aggregate is a necessary part of life. It’s used in homes, on roads, and in countless other applications. But one less obvious segment of the aggregates industry has been gaining traction in the United States, and it ...

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Construction spending rises 0.1% in February, homebuilding falls 0.8%

Apr 02, 2014

Construction spending rises 0.1% in February, homebuilding falls 0.8%

Construction spending in the U.S. ticked up 0.1 percent in February despite a decline in homebuilding, according to preliminary data from the Commerce Department. Total spending rose in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $945.7 billion from the revised ...

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Construction industry gains 48k jobs in January

Feb 12, 2014

Construction industry gains 48k jobs in January

The U.S. construction industry gained 48,000 jobs in January, according to data released Friday by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The loss pushed the industry from 5.874 million jobs in December (revised from 5.851 million) to 5.922 ...

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Construction spending inches up 0.1% in December

Feb 04, 2014

Construction spending inches up 0.1% in December

U.S. construction spending slightly rose 0.1 percent in December, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The figures come from preliminary data from the Commerce Department, which show that total construction spending reached a seasonally adjusted annual rate ...

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Construction industry loses 16k jobs in December

Jan 10, 2014

Construction industry loses 16k jobs in December

The U.S. construction industry lost 16,000 jobs in December, according to data released Friday by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The loss pushed the industry from 5.849 million jobs in November (revised from 5.851 million) to 5.833 ...

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Construction industry gains 17k jobs in November

Dec 11, 2013

Construction industry gains 17k jobs in November

The U.S. construction industry gained 17,000 jobs in November, according to data released Friday by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The gains pushed the industry from 5.834 million jobs in October to 5.851 million jobs in November. Total ...

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Construction industry adds 11,000 jobs in October

Nov 11, 2013

Construction industry adds 11,000 jobs in October

The U.S. construction industry gained 11,000 jobs in October, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The figures come from data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which show that, despite predictions that the 16-day government shutdown ...

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Construction industry adds 20,000 jobs in September

Oct 22, 2013

Construction industry adds 20,000 jobs in September

The U.S. construction industry gained 20,000 jobs in September, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The figures come from data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which show that the industry employs 5.826 million Americans -- ...

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Construction industry loses 6,000 jobs in July

Aug 06, 2013

Construction industry loses 6,000 jobs in July

The U.S. construction industry lost 6,000 jobs in July, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The figures come from preliminary data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which show that the industry employs 5.793 million Americans. Despite ...

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Construction industry adds 13,000 jobs in June

Jul 08, 2013

Construction industry adds 13,000 jobs in June

The U.S. construction industry experienced a 13,000-job increase in June, boosting the industry to its highest employment rate in almost four years, according to our sister site, Equipment World. The figures come from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics preliminary data, which ...

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Telsmith breaks ground on parts distribution facility

Nov 13, 2012

On Nov. 13, leaders from Telsmith Inc., Astec Industries, and the city of Mequon, Wis., broke ground for construction of a 33,760-square-foot facility to handle worldwide parts distribution for Telsmith products. The new parts distribution center will be located adjacent to ...

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ARTBA: Innovation ‘driving force’ to reduce roadway construction zone accidents

Apr 26, 2012

Innovation should be the driving force behind creation of new strategies to help reduce the nearly 600 deaths and 40,000 injuries that occur annually in roadway construction zones. That’s the central message for National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) being ...

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