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Vice President Mike Pence tours The Manitowoc Company, Inc. Pennsylvania factory, urges Congress to ratify USMCA

Vice President Mike Pence tours The Manitowoc Company, Inc. Pennsylvania factory, urges Congress to ratify USMCA

United States Vice President Mike Pence addressed more than 1,000 Manitowoc employees at an event hosted by the company at its manufacturing facility in Shady Grove, Pennsylvania. The Vice President called on Congress to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and highlighted how the new trade deal will add $68 billion to the U.S. economy […]

Nonresidential construction employment roughly flat in July, says ABC

WASHINGTON, DC —The construction industry added 4,000 net new jobs in July, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. On a year-over-year basis, industry employment has expanded by 202,000 net jobs, an increase of 2.8%. Nonresidential construction employment lost 2,800 jobs on net in […]

Nonresidential construction spending slows in June, remains elevated, says ABC

Nonresidential construction spending slows in June, remains elevated, says ABC

WASHINGTON, DC — National nonresidential construction spending declined 1.8% in June, totaling $773.8 billion on a seasonally adjusted annualized basis—a 2.3% increase compared to the same time a year ago, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data published today. Public nonresidential spending fell 3.7% in June, but is up 6.4% […]

June construction unemployment rates down in 40 States year over year, says ABC

June construction unemployment rates down in 40 States year over year, says ABC

WASHINGTON, DC — In June, estimated not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 40 states and increased in 10 on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today by Associated Builders and Contractors. For the second month in a row, all 50 states posted construction […]

NAPA welcomes bipartisan action with the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act

NAPA welcomes bipartisan action with the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act

LANHAM, MD — The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) President & CEO Audrey Copeland, Ph.D., P.E., released the following statement today, welcoming the favorable reporting of the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act (ATIA) by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. “NAPA welcomes the introduction of the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act. ATIA includes funding for $287 […]