Industry News

Industry News | May 7, 2012
Construction Employment Remains Nearly Flat in April, but Rises 1.1 Percent from a Year Ago   

Unemployment rate falls to 14.5 percent, a four-year low, according to Associated General Contractors of America Association. More>>

Industry News | May 4, 2012
CoreNet Global Unveils Corporate Real Estate 2020 Transformational Research Revelations   

Research delved into eight industry domains, including Enterprise Leadership, Location Strategy and the Role of Place, Portfolio Optimization and... More>>

Industry News | May 4, 2012
New Study Shows US Solar Energy Could Employ Hundreds of Thousands of Americans by 2020   

Univ. of Tennessee Baker Center study shows solar energy following similar growth path to mainstream usage as traditional energy sources, supported... More>>

Industry News | May 3, 2012
The World Steel Associaton (worldsteel) Short Range Outlook   

Apparent steel use in the US is forecast to grow by a healthy 5.7% in 2012. In 2013, the steel use in the US is expected to grow by 5.6% to 99.5 Mt,... More>>

Industry News | May 3, 2012
1Q Wind Power Results: Production Tax Credit Proves Effective at Driving Installations as Expiration Looms   

Project development hotspots during the first quarter: California, Oregon, Texas, Washington and Pennsylvania. More>>

Industry News | May 2, 2012
Manufacturing Institute and Partners Increase Credentialed Workforce   

Industry-based certifications aim to close skills gap, increase access to employment, and develop future workforce. More>>

Industry News | May 2, 2012
Optimism Regarding U.S. Economy Continues to Rise Among U.S. Industrial Company Manufacturers--PwC Barometer    

Positive own-company revenue expectations increase; over 90% of PwC respondents forecasting positive growth in 2012. More plan to hire and majority... More>>

Industry News | May 2, 2012
April 2012 Manufacturing ISM Report On Business®   

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in April for the 33rd consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 35th consecutive... More>>

Industry News | May 1, 2012
Durable-Goods Manufacturing Led Growth in 2011   

Durable-goods manufacturing, professional, scientific, and technical services, and information services were the leading contributors to U.S.... More>>

Industry News | May 1, 2012
Gross Domestic Product: First Quarter 2012 (advance estimate)   

Real gross domestic product -- the output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States -- increased at an annual... More>>