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Construction Industry Adds 17,000 Workers in December

The construction sector added 17,000 employees in December and continued to raise wages at a faster clip than other industries, the Associated General Contractors of America reported in an analysis of government data. Association officials...

Monthly Construction Input Prices Fall Sharply in December

Construction input prices decreased 0.6% in December compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data released Jan. 12. Nonresidential construction...

GMS to Acquire Kamco Supply Corporation

GMS Inc., a North American specialty building products distributor, has entered into an agreement to acquire Kamco Supply Corporation and affiliates. The transaction is expected to close during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2024 for...

Stone Wool Monolithic Ceiling Systems

Rockfon presents an addition to its North American portfolio range: Rockfon® Mono® Acoustic ceiling systems. This stone wool monolithic ceiling solution creates a smooth, seamless, uninterrupted surface with best-level sound-absorption. For years, these products have...

Construction Firms Add 2,000 Jobs in November

Construction sector job gains slowed in November as firms added only 2,000 jobs, but wages for hourly employees accelerated and the number of unfilled positions reached record highs in October, the Associated General Contractors of...