1/21/2005

In December, Utah added 30,700 new jobs, with healthy gains coming from the construction sector, which experienced a 7% growth rate in the month, a gain of nearly 5,000 jobs compared with December 2003. Industry leaders expect 2005 to be a healthy growth year for this sector. "Construction employment is one of the leading sectors in Utah's economy," said Associated General Contractors President Rich Thorn.

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