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Hard Times

As we enter the fall,
the hard times only
seem to be continuing
for the construction
industry. According to
the Associated General
Contractors (AGC) of
America, 39 states added
construction jobs between
July 2015 and July 2016,
but employment rose only
in 23 states and the District
of Columbia between June
and July.
This drop, AGC says, was likely
due to the fact that companies
are finding it increasingly
challenging to find adequate
employees. "Depending on
market segment and geography, many firms report they
are having a hard time finding
enough workers to keep pace

with demand," AGC CEO Stephen E. Sandherr
said. "While there is slack in key segments like
infrastructure and parts of the country that
are struggling economically, many of these
declines likely have more to do with firms not
being able to find workers than not being able
to find work. What is clear from the data is
there is not one single labor market for the construction industry. Where demand is strong,
labor is tight, and where demand is weak, labor
conditions are better."
But this column doesn't just have bad news
for you. On the lighter side, you can read about
the latest industry innovations, in our Emerging Technology section on page 34.
Mike Winn, the CEO and co-founder of
DroneDeploy, says the construction industry
is set to be the largest market for commercial
drones. "Drones are enabling contractors to
attain on-demand aerial views of job sites,
real-time measurements of distance, area and
stockpile volume, as well as the creation of rich,
interactive 3-D maps," he says.

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