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Associated Builders and Contractors Announces Seven-Figure Ad Buy

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 20– Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today announced it has made a seven-figure ad buy comprised of issue ads and express...

Construction Economics Update

Construction Input Prices Begin to Trend Higher

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 14—Both nonresidential and overall construction input prices increased in September, with natural gas and crude petroleum prices...


OSHA Further Delays Enforcement of Anti-Retaliation Provisions in Electronic Reporting Final Rule

On Oct. 18, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that it agreed to further delay enforcement of the anti-retaliation provisions...

Construction Backlog Indicator

Backlog Skyrockets for Largest Firms During Second Quarter, But Falls to 8.5 Months Overall

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 20–Construction backlog for large contractors reached a new peak of 14.06 months during the second quarter of 2016, according to...

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Construction Confidence Indicator

Contractor Confidence Dips in First Half of 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., OCT. 13–The average contractor is less confident regarding business prospects for the next six months, but the nonresidential construction...


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