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Construction Industry Reminded of High Effective Rate on Tax Day

As the construction industry rebounds amid tepid economic growth, many Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) members are greeted with a significant...

Construction Economics Update

Construction Materials Prices Up 0.5 Percent in March

Construction materials prices expanded 0.5 percent in March and are up 1.1 percent from March of last year, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s...


ABC Opposes ‘Radical’ Ambush Elections Rule in NLRB Hearings

On April 10 and 11, ABC General Counsel Maury Baskin testified in front of the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, D.C., on the board’s proposed...

Construction Backlog Indicator

CBI Hits Post-Recession High

Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) hit a post-recession high in the fourth quarter of 2013, growing from ...

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Construction Confidence Indicator

Level of Confidence Rises Among Contractors

Gains in the Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Construction Confidence Index (CCI) indicate that contractor confidence expanded as 2013 wound...


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