January 2011: Construction Outlook


The economic recovery, almost without exception, has been coming slower than snail’s pace...

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What happened to the recovery experts predicted in 2010? “That early stage of...

After one of the toughest employment years in recent history, with many electricians...

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| January 2011
The construction unemployment rate grew to 18.8 percent in November as the sector lost another 5,000 jobs since October, according to an analysis of new federal employment dat

| January 2011
This year, “ringing in the new” was accompanied by loud choruses of “good riddance, 2010.” Given the anemic economy, I guess that is to be expected.

| January 2011
Big change requires big action. Proponents of the new energy revolution know that progress is often incremental, but sometimes the moment calls for greater ambition.