Associated Builders and Contractors is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members.
Based on the merit shop philosophy, we help our members develop people, win work and deliver work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which they work.


    Construction Input Price Declines Carry into 2019, Says ABC

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 14—Construction input prices fell 0.7 percent on a monthly basis in January yet are up 1.6 percent year-over-year according to an Associated...

    ABC Lauds Workforce Development, Infrastructure Priorities in President Trump’s State of the Union Speech

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 5—Associated Builders and Contractors President and Chief Executive Officer Michael D. Bellaman issued the following remarks on President...

    Nonresidential Construction Spending Dips in November, Says ABC

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 1—National nonresidential construction spending declined 1 percent in November, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis...

    OSHA Issues Temporary Enforcement Policy on Crane Operator Evaluation Requirement

    On Feb. 7, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a temporary enforcement policy for the crane operator evaluation requirements in the...

    In Memoriam: Sheldon Shapiro

    Sheldon Shapiro, chief executive officer of Shapiro & Duncan, passed away on Feb. 7. Shapiro served on ABC’s board of directors from 1999 to 2003 and on...

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