Inflation-adjusted gross domestic product (real GDP) increased 3.2% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, following a 2.2% gain in Q4 2018, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
Construction spending totaled $1.320 trillion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate in February, up 1.0% from the upwardly revised January estimate and up just 1.1% year-over-year (y/y) from February 2018, the Census Bureau
When last we updated you, the Idaho AGC was working in conjunction with the Department of Labor and Idaho post-secondary institutions to launch the Career Launcher program using workforce development grant funds. The program was designed to introduce its enrollees to a variety of career paths and skills available in the construction industry, included OSHA 10 certification, and would culminate in a hiring fair between program graduates and construction firms.
Construction spending totaled $1.280 trillion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate in January, up 1.3% from the downwardly revised December estimate and up just 0.3% year-over-year (y/y) from January 2018, the Census Bureau
The Boise State University Construction Management department recently took 5 teams, 39 students, to Sparks, Nevada for the 2019 annual Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) student competition. Each team had a wide array of students in terms of industry experience and education level. Boise State teams competed in the Heavy Civil, Design Build, Commercial, Concrete Solutions, Project Management, and Alternates competitions.