Industry News

Industry News | May 31, 2017
Construction Employment Increased in Metro Areas from April ’16-April '17   

Construction employment increased in 217 out of 358 metro areas between April 2016 and April 2017, declined in 89 and stagnated in 52. More>>


Industry News | May 16, 2017
April Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®; PMI® at 54.8%    

Economic activity in mfg sector expanded in April & overall economy grew for 95th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives. More>>


Industry News | May 16, 2017
U.S. Dept. of Commerce Funding to Help Foreign Direct Investment Attraction   

Grant to fund resources for international engagement ready communities across the United States; applications due by June 12. More>>


Industry News | May 16, 2017
Reshoring Initiative 2016 Data Report   

Reshoring exceeded offshoring in 2016: policy changes needed to maintain momentum says Reshoring Initiative’s 2016 Reshoring Report. More>>


Industry News | May 16, 2017
Cities Boost Efforts to Reduce Energy Waste: Here's How They Rank   

ACEEE Scorecard of 51 energy efficient large cities reveals the top 10, including Boston, NYC, Seattle, LA and Portland. More>>


Industry News | May 3, 2017
SEPA’s 10th Annual Utility Survey Includes New Top 10 Lists for Storage   

Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) marked the release of its 10th-annual Utility Market Survey with launch of 2 new Top 10 lists for utilities. More>>


Industry News | May 2, 2017
ROMJ and Reshoring Initiative Cooperating to Bring Back One Million Jobs   

ROMJ was created to raise $20M to bring one million mfg jobs to the U.S. from offshore. Project to use global data analytics to compare costs. More>>


Industry News | April 12, 2017
Site Selectors Guild Announces New Board Chairman and Board Members   

The world’s largest group of senior location advisors announced the election of Mark Williams as chairman of the board at the SSG annual meeting. More>>


Industry News | April 5, 2017
AWEA, NEMA, SEIA, WIRES Urge Streamlining of Electrical Infrastructure    

Coalition of groups representing broad spectrum of mfg, construction, energy & environmental workers wants Congress to include provisions. More>>


Industry News | April 5, 2017
AISC Issues New Certification Program Requirements   

Requirements for the Certified Building Fabricator Program are the new governing criteria for the program. More>>