Key points to consider ahead of the 2017 ABC Workforce Week

John Chaney

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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ABC, AIA and NAHB economists predict industry growth through 2017

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ABC Chief Economist Anirban Basu, AIA Chief Economist Kermit Baker and NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz predicted continued growth for the construction industry in 2017 during a joint economic forecast today.

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ABC chief economist predicts stable 2018 construction economy

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Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Chief Economist Anirban Basu predicts stability for the construction industry’s economy and expanding nonresidential construction spending in 2018.

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Dual Projects Mark Pa. Turnpike’s ABC Debut

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The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is jumping into accelerated bridge construction (ABC) with both feet, at least figuratively speaking, with replacement projects scheduled at opposite ends of the Keystone State over the next two weeks

Construction Input Prices Surge to Start 2017, ABC Says Energy Prices Remain on the Ascent

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The post Construction Input Prices Surge to Start 2017, ABC Says Energy Prices Remain on the Ascent appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Bureau of Labor Statistics Construction InputWASHINGTON, D.C.

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ABC report: Safety best practices can make construction companies 770 percent safer

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Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recently released its 2017 Safety Performance Report to further the construction industry’s understanding of how to make jobsites safer.

ABC's Construction Backlog Indicator rebounds in 2017

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Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recently reported that its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) rose to 9 months during the first quarter of 2017, up 8.1 percent from the fourth quarter of 2016. CBI is up by 0.4 months, or 4 percent, on a year-over-year basis

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ABC economist predicts continued construction industry growth in 2015

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Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) forecasts a steady and ongoing economic recovery for the U.S. commercial and industrial construction industries in 2015.

ABC's Construction Backlog Indicator fell to end 2016

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Construction backlog fell by 4 percent during the last quarter of 2016, according to the latest Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) released today by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Contractors in each segment surveyed—commercial/institutional, infrastructure and heavy industrial—all saw lower backlog during the fourth quarter, with firms in the heavy industrial segment experiencing the largest drop, down 16.8 percent to an average backlog of 5.5 months

ABC: Construction material prices rise again in May

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in May and have now expanded for three consecutive months according to an analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Index released by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Construction input prices expanded by 0.7% The rise follows eight consecutive months during which construction input prices fell; prices remain 3.4% below their year-ago level.

Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 22 States, ABC Says

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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.

ABC predicts modest growth for 2017 nonresidential construction sector; warns of vulnerability for contractor

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Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) forecasts a slowdown of growth in the U.S. commercial and industrial construction industries in 2017. While contractors are vulnerable to rising commodity prices and potential interest rate increases in 2017, the middling consumer-led recovery should still lead to modest growth in construction spending and employment

ABC Chief Economist Predicts Stable 2018 Construction Economy

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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.

Construction unemployment rates improve in 32 states year-over-year, ABC says

Constructor Magazine

September not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates improved in 32 states and the nation on a year-over-year basis, according to analysis released today by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Associated Builders and Contractors.

ABC: Output expands, but nonresidential fixed investment falters

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Real gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 1.2% (seasonally adjusted annual rate) during 2016’s second quarter according to according to an analysis of Bureau of Economic Analysis data released by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).

ABC: Construction Backlog Up In Every Category

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Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) reports that its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) rose to 9 months during the first quarter of 2017, up 8.1

ABC Predicts Continued Construction Industry Growth in 2015

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Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) forecasts a steady and ongoing economic recovery for the U.S. commercial and industrial construction industries in 2015. The reasonably brisk industry recovery in 2014 should continue in 2015, with momentum especially growing in segments closely related to the current American energy and industrial production resurgence

ABC Predicts Continued Construction Industry Growth in 2015

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Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) forecasts a steady and ongoing economic recovery for the U.S. commercial and industrial construction industries in 2015.

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Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 10 States Year-Over-Year, ABC Says

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The post Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 10 States Year-Over-Year, ABC Says appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Construction Employment NSA U.S. WASHINGTON, D.C.—

Craft Competitions: 200 Apprentices Show Their Stuff At ABC Event

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ABC Green Home Wins Best Zero Net Energy Home Design at PCBC 2013 Golden Nugget Awards

Jetson Green

Representing a collaboration of nearly seventy companies that contributed in labor, materials, and products, the ABC Green Home is part of an educational effort that is geared toward students who have an interest in construction trades.

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Nonresidential construction spending gains momentum, ABC says

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Nonresidential construction spending totaled $699.7 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized basis in October. read more. Management

ABC: Nonresidential construction spending down in April

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Census Bureau data released by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Nonresidential construction spending fell 2.1% in April according to analysis of U.S. Nonresidential spending totaled $688.2 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized rate.

ABC's Construction Backlog Indicator for the Third Quarter of 2014

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Nonresidential building contractors see backlogs expand. Business Management

Construction Backlog Rebounds in Third Quarter, ABC Says

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

Buoyed by healthy economy, ABC Index finds contractors upbeat

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The majority of commercial and industrial contractors are confident about sales growth, profits and staffing levels heading into 2018, according to the latest Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Construction Confidence Index (CCI).

ABC to Buy L&W

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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.

ABC: Backlog Skyrockets for Largest Firms During Q2

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months during the second quarter of 2016, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) released this week Construction backlog for large contractors reached a new peak of 14.06

Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 38 States Year-Over-Year, ABC Says

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The post Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 38 States Year-Over-Year, ABC Says appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC BLS NSA Construction Unemployment RatesWASHINGTON, D.C.

Nonresidential Fixed Investment Expands Again During Solid Third Quarter, ABC Reports

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The post Nonresidential Fixed Investment Expands Again During Solid Third Quarter, ABC Reports appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Nonresidential constructionWASHINGTON, D.C. Real gross domestic product expanded 2.9

July Construction Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2000

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Hoar Construction Earns National Awards from ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

HOUSTON, Texas -- Associated Builders and Contractors presented Pyramid awards to Hoar Construction for the firm’s work on recent construction projects, including NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas and Abroms Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, Birmingham, Alabama (Institutional category). The awards were presented at the 25th annual Excellence in Construction Awards celebration in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on March 5. frontpage

Accelerated Bridge Construction -Features, Advantages and Sequence of Construction

The Constructor

Accelerated bridge construction (ABC) uses innovative planning, design, resources and techniques to accelerate the bridge construction without. Bridges Structures Bridge Bridge Construction Construction Structural

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Economic growth stronger than headline GDP figure suggests, ABC says

Constructor Magazine

In a sign of continued recovery for the U.S. economy, both real gross domestic product (GDP) and nonresidential fixed investment expanded during the third quarter. read more. Business Development Management

Nonresidential construction spending falls in 13 of 16 segments in April, ABC says

Constructor Magazine

Nonresidential construction spending fell 1.7 percent in April 2017, totaling $696.3 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized basis. read more. Management

Nonresidential Construction Spending Stabilizes in August

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Economic News ABC Construction Backlog Indicator construction confidence level Construction SpendingWASHINGTON, D.C. Nonresidential construction spending expanded.5 percent in August, totaling $691.8

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