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March 12, 2010

Construction is Booming! The Recovery has Arrived!

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According to the newswires, construction is finally booming and there are now plenty of new jobs for Americans in the building trades…

if we’re talking surge dollars and new bases in Afghanistan.

(photo: John Moore/Getty Images. caption: U.S. Army carpenters from the 60th Engineer Company construct a new command center while expanding an American military base for incoming troops on March 11, 2010 at Forward Operating Base Ramrod in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. Bases across southern Afghanistan are being enlarged to accommodate the surge of fresh troops ordered by President Obama as part of the new war strategy.)

  • http://www.keenecoatings.com Industrial Coatings

    This is great news for the commercial and industrial sectors of construction. I have seen that people just can’t fund their projects, which in return eliminates work. This article brings hope to all of us contractors.

  • Ed Davaloz

    I am a structural steel detailer with 34 years experience in commercial construction. I furnish shop details of beams, columns, stairs, and all other misc steel within a commercial structure. If any steel fabricators can use my services please feel free to contact via email.

  • Jerome Doyle

    I am a Structural Steel Erector, where can I find out about any Structural Steel Erection contracts in Afghanistan.

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