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Prices for inputs to construction fell 0.5 percent in August but are 8.1 percent higher than at the same time one year ago, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today. Nonresidential construction input prices fell 0.4 percent in August but are up 8.3 percent year-over-year.
Associated Builders and Contractors recently announced that United Rentals, Inc., the world’s largest equipment rental company, has signed on as the sponsor of ABC’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, including the Diversity & Inclusion Summit and National Diversity
Associated Builders and Contractors joined a coalition of construction and business associations urging President Trump to eliminate government-mandated project labor agreements and allow all qualified contractors to compete for federal and federally assisted taxpayer-funded construction projects.
Associated Builders and Contractors Chief Economist Anirban Basu predicts the nonresidential construction sector will remain stable for the second half of 2018, yet warns of a potential economic downturn in 2020, according to a recent mid-year economic outlook published in Construction Executive magazine.
June 27—National construction trade association Associated Builders and Contractors and access equipment manufacturer JLG Industries Inc. today announced a strategic partnership that will help solve industry challenges with world-class education, training and equipment solutions.
Associated Builders and Contractors has teamed up with more than two dozen real estate industry trade associations to highlight the rich variety of career paths in the real estate sector. The group collaborated on a new website
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today released the following statement from Sam Melamed, CEO of the ABC Insurance Trust, following the U.S. Department of Labor’s release of its final rule on Association Health Plans (AHPs)
April 17—As a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December 2017, 55 percent of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) contractor members plan to hire more employees, and 52 percent plan to invest in workforce development, according to a recent poll. In addition, 90 percent of member companies say employees have seen an increase in their paychecks.
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and the U.S. Veterans Business Alliance (USVBA) recently signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on expanding the participation of veteran and disabled veteran businesses in the merit shop construction industry.
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) named the nation’s top craft professional and craft instructor during ABC Convention 2018 last week in Long Beach, Calif. Richard Brown of Gaylor Electric Inc. was named 2018 Craft Professional of the Year, and William Fuller of ABC’s Greater Houston Chapter was named 2018 Craft Instructor of the Year.
Sixteen teams of four undergraduate students from colleges and universities nationwide put their construction project leadership skills to the test during Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) annual Construction Management Competition (CMC) at ABC Convention 2018 in Long Beach, Calif.
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) honored more than 100 projects collectively worth $2.6 billion at the 28th annual Excellence in Construction® Awards during ABC Convention 2018 in Long Beach, Calif. “I am continually inspired by the amazing talent these ABC members and their employees display every day in the communities they build.
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today announced the winners of the 2017 National Safety Awards at ABC Convention 2018 in Long Beach, Calif. A total of 56 ABC member companies were recognized for their safety performance on March 21 during the 28th annual Excellence in Construction®Awards.
ACI Mechanical Inc., Ames, Iowa, has been named Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) 2017 Contractor of the Year, an award that recognizes companies for their corporate integrity, commitment to safety, professional development and expert craftsmanship.
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recently released its 2018 Safety Performance Report to further the construction industry’s understanding of how to make jobsites safer through its Safety Performance Evaluation Process (STEP).
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today announced that it has awarded National Diversity Excellence Awards to six member companies. Representatives from each company received the award on March 21 at ABC’s 28th annual Excellence in Construction® Awards during ABC Convention 2018 in Long Beach, Calif.
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on improving occupational safety and health at construction workplaces throughout the United States.
On March 1, ABC President and CEO Mike Bellaman joined members of Congress, senior committee staff, key industry stakeholders and top administration officials for discussions on the challenges of writing and passing a package to revitalize America’s infrastructure.
ABC Commends White House Infrastructure Plan’s Regulatory Streamlining, Workforce Development Expansion Goals
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) President and CEO Michael D. Bellaman issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s infrastructure proposal: “ABC applauds the president for sending Congress a plan to rebuild America’s infrastructure.
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) President and CEO Michael D. Bellaman issued the following remarks on President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech. “Associated Builders and Contractors appreciates President Trump’s focus on creating a strong economy with limitless opportunities for all Americans.