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 Contractors Lose Confidence in Q4 But Remained Upbeat Heading Into 2019, Says ABC

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 21—Construction industry leaders remained predominantly confident about the nonresidential construction sector’s prospects during the...

    ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Steady in Q4 2018

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2019—Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator contracted to 8.9 months during the...

    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...

    FAA Issues Proposal on Drone Operation at Night and Over People

    On Feb. 13, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to allow the operation of small...

    OFCCP Announces Voluntary Review Program for Top-performing Contractors

    On Feb. 13, the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced a new policy directive to establish a voluntary compliance...

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