ConTech Conversations: ABC's Mike Bellaman

Construction Dive

The CEO of ABC shares his thoughts on the best practices for most contractors in the goal of implementing a tangible tech solution

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What is Activity-Based Costing (ABC)? [PDF]

The Constructor

Activity-based costing or ABC is a costing approach for optimizing cost and time. Besides measuring the performance of an activity, this cost. Estimating & Costing

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Construction Input Prices Rise in May, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Input Prices Rise in May, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Construction Input Producer Price IndexConstruction input prices rose 0.8%

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From All Systems Go to Deep Recession in 1 Month, Reports ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

months in February, according to ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator, safeguards the nonresidential construction sector from the early stages of economic downturns, making it the last segment to enter a recession.

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Construction Confidence Sags: ABC

Construction Equipment

The survey of ABC members was taken March 20-31. The Associated Builders and Contractors Association said its Construction Confidence Index fell to its lowest-ever levels in all three areas it measures: sales, profit margins, and staffing levels.

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The ABCs of VDC

Construction Business Owner

Promote to rotator Yes. Rotator Image. Status of webinar Featured. Exploring tech that actually works & how to make it work for you. Thu, 05/21/2020 - 12:00. 2 p.m. Registration. Profitability is the key to everything, and applying new technology needs to support profitability.

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Nonresidential Construction Falls Again in December, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Nonresidential Construction Falls Again in December, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Nonresidential constructionNational nonresidential construction spending declined 1.2% in December 2019 but is up 4.4%

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Drop in April Construction Input Prices Could Help Stabilize Nonresidential Construction Sector, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Drop in April Construction Input Prices Could Help Stabilize Nonresidential Construction Sector, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Construction Input Prices COVID-19Construction input prices fell 4.4%

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Construction Input Prices Rebound in July, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Input Prices Rebound in July, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Bureau fo Labor Statistics Construction Input Prices Producer Price IndexConstruction input prices expanded 0.8% in July but are down 0.6% year-over-year, according to a recently released Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data. Nonresidential construction input prices also increased 0.8%

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Nonresidential Construction Continues to Add Jobs, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Nonresidential Construction Continues to Add Jobs, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Nonresidential construction

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Construction Input Prices Plummet in June, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Input Prices Plummet in June, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Construction Input PricesConstruction input prices decreased 1.3%

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COVID-19 Cuts Nonresidential Construction Employment in March, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post COVID-19 Cuts Nonresidential Construction Employment in March, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News eNews ABC Construction Backlog Indicator Construction Employment COVID-19 Nonresidential constructionConstruction industry employment declined by 29,000 in March, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors’ analysis of data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Key points to consider ahead of the 2017 ABC Workforce Week

Surveyor

The Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) 2017 Workforce Week is almost here, and that makes it a great time to look back on the year and celebrate the successes of ABC peers.

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Construction Input Prices See Slight Increase in May, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Input Prices See Slight Increase in May, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Construction Input PricesConstruction input prices rose slightly by 0.3% in May on a monthly basis and are up 0.6%

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Construction Sees Minor Job Growth in March, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Sees Minor Job Growth in March, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Construction Backlog Indicator construction jobs

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Nonresidential Construction Spending Slips Modestly in May, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Nonresidential Construction Spending Slips Modestly in May, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC nonresidential construction spending U.S. According to a recent Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S.

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ABC’s 2020 Construction Economic Forecast: Momentum Persists, Despite Uncertainties

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Although ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator—a leading indicator that reflects projects under contract yet to be executed—climbed to nine months in August 2019, construction spending and employment—lagging indicators—have started to soften. The post ABC’s 2020 Construction Economic Forecast: Momentum Persists, Despite Uncertainties appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News 2020 construction economic forecast ABC Construction Backlog Indicator webinar

Modest Increase in Nonresidential Spending in April, says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Modest Increase in Nonresidential Spending in April, says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Construction Spending Nonresidential spendingAccording to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S.

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The ABCs of BYOD in Construction

Surveyor

Contractors are Leveraging Power of Construction Management Software and Mobile Applications for Growth, But Where Do Responsibilities for Device Management Lie? A couple of years ago, a colleague of mine lost his iPad after leaving it in a rental car while traveling. For many, this would be a near catastrophic event, given the amount of personal (and often business) data that is often kept on any mobile device.

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Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls Slightly in March, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Today’s data release answers precious few questions,” said ABC Chief Economist Anirban Basu. The post Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls Slightly in March, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. National nonresidential construction spending fell 0.1%

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ABC Congratulates 2019 National Craft Champions

Contractor Magazine

The competition featured a field of 168 craft professionals competing for top honors in 14 competitions representing 12 crafts

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ABC?s Construction Backlog Indicator inches higher in May; Contractor confidence continues to rebound

BD+C

Furthermore, based on an ABC member survey conducted May 20-June 3, results indicate that confidence among U.S. Construction Backlog Indicator rose to 7.9 months in May, an increase of less than 0.1 months from April’s reading.

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Construction Lost Jobs in December, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Lost Jobs in December, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC construction jobs U.S. WASHINGTON, D.C.—

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ABC Provides Mid-Year Economic Outlook for Nonresidential Construction

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post ABC Provides Mid-Year Economic Outlook for Nonresidential Construction appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Great Depression mid-year outlook Nonresidential construction recession triggersMore than 10 years after the end of the most severe financial crisis since the Great Depression, the U.S. economy is again making history by continuing its longest-ever expansion.

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Construction Input Prices Continue to Fall in December, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Input Prices Continue to Fall in December, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Construction Input Nonresidential construction skilled construction workers U.S. Construction input prices declined 1.7

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ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Surges in March

Construction Superintendent Magazine

economy has been humming and construction backlog is correspondingly elevated,” said ABC Chief Economist Anirban Basu. The post ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Surges in March appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Construction Backlog IndicatorAssociated Builders and Contractors reports that its monthly Construction Backlog Indicator expanded to 9.5 months in March 2019, up 0.7 months or 8.8% since February 2019 when CBI stood at 8.8 months.

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Construction Material Prices Increase Steadily in June, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

In general, this emerging state of affairs is unfavorable,” said ABC Chief Economist Anirban Basu. The post Construction Material Prices Increase Steadily in June, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC construction material prices U.S.

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ABC Chief Economist Predicts Stable 2018 Construction Economy

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post ABC Chief Economist Predicts Stable 2018 Construction Economy appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News 2018 construction economy ABC nonresidential construction spendingWASHINGTON, D.C.

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Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 22 States, ABC Says

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 22 States, ABC Says appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC NSA Construction Unemployment RatesWASHINGTON, D.C.

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ABC of Michigan files suit against governor over 'unconstitutional' safety orders

Construction Dive

The plaintiffs in the case allege that Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer exceeded her authority and went around the state legislative process when she issued the executive orders

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Construction Input Prices Continue to Rise, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Input Prices Continue to Rise, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Bureau of Labor Statistics Construction Input PricesConstruction input prices increased 0.9% in April on a monthly basis and 2.4% compared to the same time last year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Nonresidential input prices rose 0.9% compared to March and are up 2.8% on an annual basis.

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ABC to Buy L&W

Construction Equipment

According to Marketwatch.com, ABC Supply , headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin announced Monday it has entered an agreement with USG Corporation to buy L&W Supply, located in Roselle, Illinois, from USG for $670 million in cash.

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ABC chapter sues Florida city over construction hiring requirements

Construction Dive

The lawsuit maintains that St. Petersburg is prohibited by state law from requiring apprenticeships as a condition of bidding on public projects and that it has expanded the definition of apprenticeships beyond what the state intended

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ABC?s Construction Confidence Index Surges in Q1

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post ABC’s Construction Confidence Index Surges in Q1 appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Construction Confidence IndexWASHINGTON, D.C.

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April Construction Unemployment Rates down in 49 States Year over Year, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post April Construction Unemployment Rates down in 49 States Year over Year, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Construction Unemployment U.S.

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Construction Employment Picks Up in October, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Employment Picks Up in October, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Construction Employment U.S. WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. construction industry added 30,000 net new jobs in October, according to an analysis from the Associated Builders and Contractors of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The industry has added 330,000 net new construction jobs over the past 12 months, a 4.7 percent increase.

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Nonresidential Construction Spending Ticks Higher in November, Down Year-Over-Year, ABC Says

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Nonresidential Construction Spending Ticks Higher in November, Down Year-Over-Year, ABC Says appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC nonresidential construction spendingWASHINGTON, D.C. Nonresidential construction spending expanded.6

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ABC: Construction momentum should remain strong in 2019

Construction Dive

Contractors can expect continued industry upticks through next year, but factors like rising material prices and the labor shortage could present some obstacles beyond that

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Jobs Decline in Construction Sector for First Time in More than Two Years, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Jobs Decline in Construction Sector for First Time in More than Two Years, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News eNews ABC Bureau of Labor Statistics construction jobs unemployment

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Construction Backlog Rebounds in Third Quarter, ABC Says

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Backlog Rebounds in Third Quarter, ABC Says appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Construction Backlog IndicatorWASHINGTON, D.C.–

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