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January 24, 2014

PRECAST DIGEST
This is a compilation of noteworthy news items from the past month. For more information on what’s happening in the precast concrete industry and a wealth of technical and informational resources, please visit precast.org.

ECONOMY
Construction sector could add 300,000 workers in 2014, says AGC economist.
Source: equipmentworld.com

NPCA’s Precast Forecast 2014 predicts 6% growth in sector.
Source: National Precast Concrete Association

Commercial construction trends and predictions for 2014
Source: commercialconstructionblog.com

AGC bullish on the 2014 construction outlook
Source: Associated General Contractors of America

INFRASTRUCTURE
There’s a crisis facing the nation’s Highway Trust Fund. Learn more on Transportation TV.
Source: American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials

When will funding run out? See the DOT Highway Trust Fund Ticker
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation

 


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