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At its nadir during the recession, construction employment fell below 5.5 million nationwide. No industry felt the squeeze of that period in the late 2000s-early 2010s quite like construction, and the climb back has been slow.

However, with total construction employment in Summer 2016 sitting a bit below 6.7 million -- still 1 million below its peak in 2007 -- ...

U.S. homebuilders began work at a slower pace in January than in December. But all of the drop occurred in the volatile area of apartment construction, which sank 24 percent. By contrast, the rate of single-family homebuilding rose 0.8 percent.

Even with the overall decline, the pace of home construction in January was the third-highest since 2008 and was evidence ...

Expectations are rising for a stronger U.S. economy in 2014 after reports Thursday showed solid growth in manufacturing and construction spending at the end of last year.

construction spending rose 1 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $934.4 billion, the Commerce Department said. That's the highest in more than four years.

Spending on home and apartment ...

Cold weather can have negative implications for construction employment, and this winter has been especially cold for much of the Midwest and Eastern United States.

However, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that construction hiring nationwide increased in February 2015. That's the 14th consecutive month of growth in an industry hit especially hard by the economic recession of ...

Builders who worry about the trickle of younger adults coming into the housing industry need to do a better job of convincing high school and college students that residential development and construction are offering employment opportunities again after several years of deep layoffs and business failures among home-building companies.

That’s even true for students enrolled in secondary and collegiate construction ...

One hundred construction companies and associations have pledge to hire 100,000 veterans by 2019, answering a call from first lady Michelle Obama to employ vets to "send a clear message that we honor those who've sacrificed for us."

A recent announcement sponsored by the Labor Department and Joining Forces rallying support for construction hiring of veterans marks the first time ...

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