According to analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America, construction employment declined or was stagnant in one-third of metro areas between October 2015 and October 2016 amid diminishing public-sector investments in infrastructure and other civil works.
The deadline for entries for the Utah Masonry Council 2016 Excellence in Masonry Design Awards is December 9, 2016.
According to analysis of U.S. Labor Department data released by the Associated General Contractors of America, only 23 states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between September and October 2016.
General Shale, a provider of brick for high-quality commercial and residential projects, has received the North Carolina Department of Labor’s top annual safety awards for a production facility and several retail locations across the state.
Some 200 masonry students, instructors and school administrators from surrounding North Carolina counties participated in the High School Masonry Day at Gold Hill in mid-November.
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved HR 985, the Concrete Masonry Products, Research, Education and Promotion Act of 2015, which provides authorization for the concrete masonry industry to pursue the creation of an industry-wide commodity check-off program.
OSHA has announced that its Small Entity Compliance Guide for Construction is now available in regard to the Final Rule on crystalline silica released earlier this year.
Sign up for the Fastest Trowel on the Block competition during the MCAA Convention at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry in Las Vegas.