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Associated Builders and Contractors Announces Craft Professional and Instructor of the Year Finalists

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 8– Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today announced the finalists for its 2017 Craft Professional of the Year and Craft...

Construction Economics Update

Construction Input Prices Surge to Start 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 14—Construction input prices collectively rose by 1 percent on a monthly basis and 3.8 percent on a year-over-year basis, according...


The Latest on the Trump Administration: Feb. 9–15

On Feb. 9,  President Trump signed three executive orders, including: 1) directing the administration’s new Attorney General to develop a strategy to more...

Construction Backlog Indicator

Construction Backlog Rebounds in Third Quarter

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 13– Construction backlog expanded during the third quarter, led by strong growth in the commercial/industrial sector, according...

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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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