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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The ABCs of BYOD in Construction

John Chaney

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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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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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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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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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 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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ABC Predicts Construction Sector Will Remain Strong in 2019

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post ABC Predicts Construction Sector Will Remain Strong in 2019 appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABC Construction Backlog IndicatorWASHINGTON, D.C. Associated Builders and Contractors Chief Economist Anirban Basu forecasts another strong year for construction sector performance, yet warns about inflationary pressures, according to a recently published 2019 economic outlook.

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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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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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Nonresidential Construction Adds Jobs Despite Disruptions, ABC Says

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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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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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ABC Reports Construction Input Prices Plod Higher, Energy Prices Down

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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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Florida tops ABC’s 2018 Merit Shop Scorecard rankings

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ABC cited the Sunshine State for its pro-construction policies, job growth, and opportunities for contractors. Florida ranked first in the Associated Builders and Contractors 2018 Merit Shop Scorecard rankings.

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 Predicts Modest Growth for 2017 Nonresidential Construction Sector

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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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Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 25 States, ABC Says

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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 Job Growth Rebounds in 2017, ABC Says

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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’s Construction Backlog Indicator declines sharply in January 2019

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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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ABC, AIA and NAHB Economists Predict Industry Growth Through 2017

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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 predicts construction sector will remain strong in 2019

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8 Questions with ABC's National Craft Professional 2015

Construction Business Owner

Construction Business Owner partnered with ABC and

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

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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 Construction Backlog Indicator steady in Q4 2018

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Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator contracted to 8.9 months during the fourth quarter of 2018, down 1.1% from the third quarter and 7.5% compared to a year ago. CBI reached a record high of 9.9

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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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ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Rebounds in 2017

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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

Construction Business Owner

Construction Business Owner partnered with ABC and

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

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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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