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  • U.S. construction spending hits highest level in 5-1/2 years

    WASHINGTON, Sept 2 (Reuters) - U.S. construction spending rebounded strongly to hit its highest level in more than 5-1/2 years in July as private construction increased and state and local government outlays surged, in a further sign of vigor in the economy.
  • Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

    Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month and construction spending rebounded strongly in July, signs the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing. Tuesday's upbeat data added to reports on...

    1 in 6 California construction workers labors in shadows, study finds

    Informal workers are growing part of California’s economy — a shift keenly felt in the construction industry, where 1 in 6 workers is either off the books or misreported, new research has found. Construction businesses in the state employ...

    Construction hiring up in Broward and Palm Beach counties

    With housing projects taking off, Palm Beach County added 2,700 construction jobs in June, 10 percent more than the sme month last year, the Associated General Contractors reported this week. Broward County added 4,200 construction jobs in June, a 13...

    Women lead top construction projects

    Women lead top construction projects
    Construction is still a male-dominated industry, but two women are calling the shots at some of the largest construction projects in South Florida. • Norma Pendo Knott, senior project manager for Suffolk Construction, manages construction of...