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Industry News | August 11, 2017
SFIA: 2017 Economic Outlook for Cold-Formed Steel Framing    

TRG notes non-residential construction is nearing what historically would be considered a peak, but forward momentum still present. More>>

Industry News | August 11, 2017
Smaller U.S. Cities Joining Technology Boom   

Increasingly, tech firms are bypassing celebrated traditional locations in favor of cities not typically associated with the tech sector. More>>

Industry News | July 24, 2017
June Construction Starts Climb 4 Percent   

Nonresidential building and electric utilities advance, while housing recedes. More>>

Industry News | June 23, 2017
U.S. DOC Makes $30M Available to Assist America’s Coal Communities   

The $30M in ACC 2017 funds available for application are targeted to directly assist communities & regions impacted by declining use of coal. More>>

Industry News | June 23, 2017
House Passes Perkins Act: Addresses Construction Workforce Shortages   

Legislation includes needed reforms to make it easier for school districts to teach construction skills and improve employer engagement. More>>

Industry News | June 21, 2017
2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit Sets Records for Participants, Attendees   

Annual event connects global businesses to U.S. investment opportunities. More>>

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>>