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Unformatted text preview: Construction Sector, but this activity is significant.
Utilities, including Xcel Energy and Black Hills
Energy, are making substantial investments in
Total infrastructure starts in 2012 will increase
levels by 7.4%, to $2.2 billion. 131.3 -18.9 Employment a 115.1 -12.3 b 111.1 -3.5 114.0 2.6 Seasonal fluctuations require significant smoothing adjustments. Recessionary levels have taken
employment from averages of 168,000 in 2006
and 2007, down to the 111,100 jobs estimated in
2011, a decline of 3.5% for the year. Look for gains
in 2012, even if large nonbuilding projects are
delayed, because multifamily construction tends to
be more labor-intensive. Average 2012 Construction employment is forecast at 114,000. 2010 2011
a Revised. b Estimated. c Forecast. Sources: U.S. Department of Labor, Colorado
Department of Labor and Employment, Bureau of
Labor Statistics, and Colorado Business Economic
Outlook Committee. Although federal PAGE funds for traditional water
and wastewater projects have been fully spent, and
the budgets of many water and sewer providers
are down, a few...
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