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Tiny Lewiston ranks No. 2 in metro city construction job growth (access required)

Clearwater Paper in Lewiston is removing 12 batch digesters to install a continuous pulp mill digester. Photo courtesy of Valley Vision Economic Development.

Buoyed by three large industrial jobs, the tiny Lewiston-Clarkston metropolitan area ranked No. 2 in the nation for percentage increase of construction job growth in May over the prior year, according to the Associated General Contractors of America The number ...

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Construction job growth in Idaho has leveled off (access required)

Construction workers at a Boise building site.

The heady days of 2015 and 2016, where Idaho frequently led the nation with double-digit growth in construction jobs, seems to have tempered in 2017. The number of construction jobs in Idaho did reach a nine-year high at 44,500 in ...

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U.S., Idaho predict construction growth, worker shortages

Excavation is completed for the Auberge Resort Sun Valley in Ketchum, where construction will start in March. Photo courtesy of Jack Bariteau.

Nearly three-fourths of construction firms across the country plan to add workers in 2017 – if they can find them, according to a survey of nearly 1,300 construction firms from 49 states conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America. ...

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