Current News

Legislative News
9/09/2014 - Senate Democrats Propose Restrictions on First Amendment Rights


Economic News
9/08/14 – Unemployment Little Changed for August ‘14


Economic News
9/02/14 – July Construction Spending Rebounds from June’s Slump to $981.3 Billion Annual Rate


Regulatory News

8/15/2014 - OSHA Extends Comment Period for Injury/Illness Reporting Requirements


CIRT News

8/15/14 - CIRT Helps to Reach the NEXT Generation - An Update on Those Amazing Builders


Business News

8/14/14 – CIRT Sentiment Index 3rd Quarter Report Now Available


Business News

8/08/14 – ConsensusDocs Announces New Subscription Package


CIRT Letter to the Editor

8/05/14 - Article Misses the “Nuances” in Construction Worker Needs


Economic News
8/01/14 – June Construction Spending Shrinks from May Numbers at $950.2 Billion Annual Rate


Economic News
8/01/14 – Unemployment Numbers Stay Constant for July ‘14


Economic News
7/30/14 – GDP for Second Quarter Up 4.0% According to “Advanced” Estimates


Legislative News
7/23/2014 - Senate Democrats Push Flawed DISCLOSE Act, Yet Again


Economic News
7/03/14 – Unemployment Numbers Continue Slow Improvement in June


CIRT News

7/01/14 - OSHA Emphasizes Importance of Heat Acclimatization [RESOURCE]


Economic News
7/01/14 – May 2014 Construction at $956.1 Billion Annual Rate


Regulatory News
6/25/2014 - EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Expanded Reach Under Clean Water Rules


Economic News
6/25/14 - GDP Contracted More Than Expected in First Quarter


Legislative News
6/19/2014 - Senators Propose Twelve Cent Increase in Gas Tax


Legislative/Regulatory News
6/18/2014 - Regulatory Push-Back Grows


Economic News
5/29/14 - Unemployment Continues to Improve Based on May ’14 Numbers


CIRT News

6/04/14 - Entries are due June 30 for ENR’'s Regional Best Projects 2014 Competition


Economic News
5/29/14 - Construction Spending Increased in April to $953.5


Economic News
5/29/14 - Latest Revised Estimate of First Quarter GDP, Sinks into Negative Territory


Legislative Action Alert

5/22/14 – Help Get the Private Activity Bond Authorization for Transportation Renewed


CIRT News

5/14/14 - CIRT Announces Board Elections & New Chairman


CIRT News

5/13/14 - CIRT Releases 2nd Qtr 2014 Sentiment Index Report


CIRT News

5/06/14 - ACE of Frederick, Maryland Wins CIRT-ACE National Design Competition


Economic News
5/02/14 - Construction Employment Turns Up in April

Economic News
5/01/14 - Construction Spending Stalls in March at $942.5 Billion

Economic News
4/30/14 - GDP PLUNGES TO NEAR ZERO GROWTH

Regulatory News
4/23/2014 - Fed Seeks to Expand Its Reach Through Proposed New Clean Water Act Definitions


Economic News
4/14/14 – Construction Employment Improves in March

CIRT News

4/03/14 - 2014 CIRT-ACE Design Competition National Finalists Announced


Regulatory News
4/01/2014 - CIRT Provides Official Comments to the NLRB's Proposed Rulemaking on "Union Certification Elections"


Economic News
4/01/14 - February Construction at $945.7 Billion Annual Rate

Economic News
3/10/14 - Unemployment Picture Improves Slightly for February 2014

Economic News
3/03/14 - Year Starts Strong, January Construction at $943.1 Billion Annual Rate

Economic News
2/28/14 - Latest Revised Estimates for Fourth Quarter GDP at 2.4%; Overall 2013 Annual Rate Only 1.9%

CIRT News

2/27/14 - First Ever Construction Safety Week Announced for May 2014


Regulatory News
2/11/2014 - NLRB Reissues Controversial “Snap-Election” Rulemaking


Legislative News
2/11/2014 – House Leadership Announces Regulatory Reform Bills Headed to Floor


Economic News
2/10/14 - Unemployment Picture Confused for January 2014

Economic News
2/03/14 - December 2013 Construction-in-Place at $930.5 Billion Annual Rate, Up 4.8% From 2012

Economic News
1/13/14 - Job Numbers Finish on Low Note in December ‘13

Economic News
1/02/14 – November 2013 Construction at $934.4 Billion Annual Rate

Economic News
12/06/13 - Jobs Picture Improves for November 2013


Business / Economic News
12/05/13 - Understanding the Fiscal Numbers/Challenges [RESOURCE]

Economic News
12/02/13 - October 2013 Construction at $908.4 Billion Annual Rate

CIRT News

11/27/13 - CIRT Sentiment Index for 2013 4Q Just Released


CIRT News

11/21/13  - Read the 2013 Fall Conference Report


Resource Available
11/19/13 - National Business Ethics Survey® of the U.S. Construction Industry

Economic News
11/12/13 - Jobs Picture Stays about the Same for October 2013

Economic News
11/07/13 - GDP Improves in 3rd Quarter Compared to Earlier 2013 Growth

CIRT News

11/04/13 - CIRT Past Chairman Bob Alger Elected to the National Academy of Construction


Legislative News
10/24/2013 – CIRT Joins Effort to Ensure Private Sector Firms Are Used for Survey & Mapping on Federal Work


Economic News
10/23/13 - Employment Picture Stays about the Same Overall, Improves for Construction

Economic News
10/22/13 – August 2013 Construction at $915.1 Billion Annual Rate


Business News
10/01/13 - Going Global for Design/Surveying Services Conference

Economic News
9/09/13 – Employment Picture Stagnant for August


Economic News
9/02/13 – July Construction Put in Place Advances to $900 Billion Annual Pace


CIRT News
9/01/13 - CIRT Sentiment Index for 3rd Quarter 2013 Moves Up Slightly

 
Regulatory News
8/29/2013 - DOL Issues Final Rule on Hiring by Construction Industry Companies


Regulatory News
8/21/2013 - Required PLA on Project Reversed


Resource Available
8/08/13 - Private and Public Sectors Have Role in Fixing Infrastructure


Economic News
8/05/13 – Unemployment for July ’13 Improves, Work Week Shrinks

 

Business News
7/16/13 -
The Construction Labor Market Analyzer® (CLMA®) Spring 2013 20/20 Foresight Report

 

Business News
NEW! 7/15/13 - CEO Forum Report - 25th Annual State-of-the-Industry

   

CIRT News
2/01/13 -CIRT Members Named to ENR’s “TOP 25 Newsmakers”

 

Business News

11/27/2012 -New Standard Contract for Federal Subcontractors Will Make it Easier for Construction Firms to Perform Federal Work

 

CIRT News

9/28/12 - CIRT Members Honored by ASCE for Their Lifetime Achievement


 

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