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Construction employment rises strongly in past year; spending increases through May

            Nonfarm payroll employment in June increased by 213,000, seasonally adjusted, from May and by 2,374,000 (1.6%) year-over-year (y/y), the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

Public comment sought on draft Idaho Transportation Investment Program

Below, please find a postcard announcing the start of the 30-day public comment period for the draft Idaho Transportation Investment Program. The comment period runs from Sunday, July 1, through Monday, July 30.

Meuleman Law Group Attorneys Recognized in Super Lawyers

June 18, 2018

Boise, Idaho - Meuleman Law Group attorneys Wayne Meuleman and Joe Meuleman have been selected for recognition by Mountain States Super Lawyers for exemplary work in construction litigation.  

Dodge, Census, ABI, USG-U.S. Chamber indicators show largely positive outlook

The value of new construction starts in May increased 15% from April at a seasonally adjusted annual rate, construction data provider Dodge Data & Analytics

Submit your project for 2018 Top Projects Awards!

Each September, the Idaho Business Review honors the top construction projects completed in Idaho the previous year at an awards and networking event.

Employment, earnings climb in May; spending jumps in April; price increases continue

Nonfarm payroll employment in May increased by 223,000, seasonally adjusted, from April and by 2,363,000 (1.6%) year-over-year (y/y), the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

Job Opening with the Construction Management Department at BSU

The Boise State University Department of Construction Management is looking for a Clinical Assistant Professor or Lecturer.  

To read the full job description or apply, CLICK HERE.

Idaho AGC Teams up with the International Rescue Organization

Education & Training Director Kristy Watson completes a tour of the Idaho AGC headquarters with the International Rescue Organization.  The Organization assists refugees with career training and job placement.  Part of the Idaho AGC's Education Foundation workforce development strategy is to partner with organizations like this one to bring skilled workers into the industry.

 

Construction employment rises in most states through April; reports on starts diverge

Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose in 38 states and the District of Columbia year-over-year (y/y) from April 2017 to April 2018, declined in 11 states and was unchanged in Montana, an AGC analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

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