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ABC Commends White House Infrastructure Plan's Regulatory Streamlining, Workforce Development Expansion Goals

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12—Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) President and CEO Michael D. Bellaman issued the following statement on President Donald...

Construction Economics Update

Strong Economy, Weaker Dollar Help Construction Materials Prices Recover in January

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15–Overall construction input prices increased 1.1 percent in January, reversing a slight decline in December 2017, according to an Associated...


President Trump Releases Infrastructure Proposal

On Feb. 12, President Donald Trump announced the release of his administration’s infrastructure proposal. ABC President and CEO Michael D. Bellaman issued...

Construction Backlog Indicator

Construction Backlog Surges, Sets Record in Third Quarter, ABC says

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11—Providing more evidence of a strengthening economy, Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI...

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Construction Confidence Indicator

Buoyed by Healthy Economy, ABC Index Finds Contractors Upbeat

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7—The majority of commercial and industrial contractors are confident about sales growth, profits and staffing levels as we head into...


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