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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Construction Material Prices Increase Steadily in June, Says ABC

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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’s Construction Confidence Index Surges in Q1

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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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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 Lost Jobs in December, Says ABC

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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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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.

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Florida pedestrian bridge built using ABC methods collapses, kills 6

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As ABC methods prescribe, the actual building of the bridge took place offsite in an effort to reduce risk to workers, drivers and pedestrians, as well as to minimize interruptions to regular traffic

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Nonresidential Construction Adds Jobs Despite Disruptions, ABC Says

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The post Nonresidential Construction Adds Jobs Despite Disruptions, ABC Says appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News eNews ABC nonresidental construction jobs U.S. WASHINGTON, D.C. –

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Contractors Remain Upbeat, According to ABC’s Latest Construction Confidence Index

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The post Contractors Remain Upbeat, According to ABC’s Latest Construction Confidence Index appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Construction Confidence IndexWASHINGTON, D.C.

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ABC Reports Construction Input Prices Plod Higher, Energy Prices Down

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The post ABC Reports Construction Input Prices Plod Higher, Energy Prices Down appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Bureau of Labor Statistics Construction InputWASHINGTON, D.C. Construction input prices increased.3

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February Construction Unemployment Rates Down Year-Over-Year in 34 States, Says ABC

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The post February Construction Unemployment Rates Down Year-Over-Year in 34 States, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC BLS construction unemployment ratesWASHINGTON, D.C. —

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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.–

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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.

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ABC Predicts Modest Growth for 2017 Nonresidential Construction Sector

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percent in 2017,” said ABC Chief Economist Anirban Basu. The post ABC Predicts Modest Growth for 2017 Nonresidential Construction Sector appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News eNews 2017 ABC Employment Nonresidential construction spendingWASHINGTON, D.C.

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$1 Billion in Spending Creates 6,300 Jobs: ABC

Construction Equipment

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) trade association recent Construction Economic Update provided this graphic that shows every $1 billion in extra construction spending generates an average of at least 6,300 construction jobs

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Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 25 States, ABC Says

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The post Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 25 States, ABC Says appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News eNews ABC BLS Construction UnemploymentWASHINGTON, D.C.

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Construction Job Growth Rebounds in 2017, ABC Says

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The post Construction Job Growth Rebounds in 2017, ABC Says appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Nonresidential construction U.S. WASHINGTON, D.C.

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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.—

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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

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Construction Input Prices Remain Flat in October, ABC Says

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The post Construction Input Prices Remain Flat in October, ABC Says appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News eNews ABC Input PricesWASHINGTON, D.C. Construction input prices remained unchanged in October and are just 0.5

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Construction Input Prices Begin to Trend Higher, ABC Reports

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The post Construction Input Prices Begin to Trend Higher, ABC Reports appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News eNews ABC Construction Input PricesWASHINGTON, D.C.

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ABC, AIA and NAHB Economists Predict Industry Growth Through 2017

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The post ABC, AIA and NAHB Economists Predict Industry Growth Through 2017 appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC AIA Construction growth NAHBWASHINGTON, D.C.

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ABC, industry groups ask Trump to axe federal PLAs

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The Associated Builders and Contractors said contractors trying to win work face a more level playing field without mandated project labor agreements

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8 Questions with ABC's National Craft Professional 2015

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Construction Business Owner partnered with ABC and

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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.

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ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Rebounds in 2017

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The post ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Rebounds in 2017 appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News eNews ABC Construction Backlog IndicatorWASHINGTON, D.C. The most recent Construction Backlog Indicator from the Associated Builders and Contractors rose to 9 months during the first quarter of 2017, up 8.1 percent from the fourth quarter of 2016. CBI is up by.4 months, or 4 percent, on a year-over-year basis.

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ABC: Construction Backlog Up In Every Category

Construction Equipment

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

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Jobs Report Offers Reasons for Hope and Concern for Construction Industry, ABC Says

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The post Jobs Report Offers Reasons for Hope and Concern for Construction Industry, ABC Says appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Construction Employment U.S. WASHINGTON, D.C.

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8 Questions with ABC's National Craft Professional of the Year

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Construction Business Owner partnered with ABC and

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ABC: Construction materials prices continue to expand briskly in February

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in February, slightly lower than the rate set in January, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Overall construction input prices rose 0.7%

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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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Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 33 States Year-Over-Year, ABC Says

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Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 33 States Year-Over-Year, ABC Says WASHINGTON, D.C. The post Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 33 States Year-Over-Year, ABC Says appeared first on Construction Superintendent.

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ABC: Trump's $1.5T infrastructure plan could generate 2.6M construction jobs

Construction Dive

The analysis found that for every $1 billion in federal construction spending, more than 6,300 jobs are created

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ABC Report: Safety Best Practices Can Make Construction Companies 720% Safer

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Until now, relatively little research has been conducted on the correlation between the use of ‘leading indicators,’ such as substance abuse programs, new hire safety orientation and near-miss investigations and safer construction jobsites,” said ABC President and CEO. WASHINGTON, D.C.

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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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Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 26 States Year-Over-Year, ABC Says

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The post Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 26 States Year-Over-Year, ABC Says appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News eNews ABC NSA Construction Unemployment RatesWASHINGTON, D.C.

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ABC Files Lawsuit Against 'Blacklisting' Rule

Construction Equipment

As promised, the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and its ABC Southeast Texas Chapter announced Friday they filed a lawsuit challenging the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces final rule, commonly referred to as the “blacklisting” rule, which was released Aug.

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ABC's Construction Backlog Indicator hits a new high: 2018 poised to be a very strong year for construction spending

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Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today reported that its

ABC: Backlog Skyrockets for Largest Firms During Q2

Construction Equipment

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

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ABC Names Top Construction Projects

Construction Equipment

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recognized top construction projects in 2013 at the 24 th annual Excellence in Construction Awards in Maui, Hawaii on Feb.