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Construction Industry Alliance Announces New Resources Aimed at Preventing Suicides

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 6– Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today announced new resources made available to its members through its membership...

Construction Economics Update

Construction Job Growth Accelerates Amid Optimistic Post-election Outlook in November

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 2— The U.S. construction industry added 19,000 net new jobs in November and has now added jobs for three consecutive months, according...


ABC Urges Congress to Prioritize Regulatory Reform in the 115th Congress

On Dec. 5, ABC, along with a broad coalition of 380 stakeholders, sent a letter to Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) urging him to make the...

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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