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Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. ABC's membership represents all specialties within the U.S. construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors.

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Construction Sees Minor Job Growth in March, Says ABC

The construction industry added 16,000 net new jobs in March, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics today. On a year-over-year basis
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ABC Backs Bill to Increase Competition on Taxpayer-funded Construction Contracts

Associated Builders and Contractors today voiced its strong support for the Fair and Open Competition Act (H.R. 1858/S. 907), which will benefit taxpayers by encouraging more qualified construction companies to compete for federal and federally funded construction projects. The bill, introduced by Rep. Ted Budd (R-N.C.) and Sen.
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ABC Announces National Diversity Excellence Award Winners

March 28—Associated Builders and Contractors has named the winners of the National Diversity Excellence Awards, an annual recognition of ABC members that display exemplary diversity leadership in their workforce, supply chain and community with best-in-class recruitment policies
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Milwaukee Tool Signs on as Platinum Sponsor of ABC Convention, Official Tool Sponsor for...

Associated Builders and Contractors announced today that Milwaukee Tool is a platinum-level sponsor for its 2019-2021 ABC conventions and the official tool sponsor of the National Craft Championships.
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January Construction Unemployment Rates Down in 48 States Year Over Year, Says ABC

Estimated January not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 48 states on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today by Associated Builders and Contractors.
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ABC Names Finalists for Craft Professional, Instructor of the Year Awards

Associated Builders and Contractors named today the finalists for the 2019 Craft Professional and Craft Instructor of the Year awards. The winners of both awards will be announced at the Careers in Construction Awards on March 28 during
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Construction Input Prices Rise for First Time Since October, Says ABC

According to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Sta3tistics data released today, construction input prices rose 0.9 percent monthly in February
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Jobs Decline in Construction Sector for the First Time in More Than Two Years,...

According to an analysis by the Associated Builders and Contractors of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the construction industry lost 31,000
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Nonresidential Construction Spending Flat in December; Public Sector Down Slightly, Says ABC

National nonresidential construction spending remained virtually unchanged in December, according to Associated Builders and Contractors’ analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data released today.
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Nonresidential Construction Spending Flat in December; Public Sector Down Slightly, Says ABC

National nonresidential construction spending remained virtually unchanged in December, according to Associated Builders and Contractors’ analysis of U.S. Census Bureau
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U.S. Economic Growth Softens in Final Quarter of 2018, Says ABC

The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 2.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published today
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Construction Contractors Lose Confidence in Q4 But Remained Upbeat Heading Into 2019, Says ABC

Construction industry leaders remained predominantly confident about the nonresidential construction sector’s prospects during the final quarter of 2018, according to the latest
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Construction Input Price Declines Carry into 2019, Says ABC

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 Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau
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ABC Lauds Workforce Development, Infrastructure Priorities in President Trump’s State of the Union Speech

Associated Builders and Contractors President and Chief Executive Officer Michael D. Bellaman issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address
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Nonresidential Construction Spending Dips in November, Says ABC

National nonresidential construction spending declined 1 percent in November, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data released today.
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Construction Employment Surges to Start Year, Says ABC

Construction employment expanded by 52,000 net new jobs in January, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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December Construction Unemployment Rates Down in 44 States Year Over Year, Says ABC

Estimated December not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 44 states on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor
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November Construction Unemployment Rates Down in 44 States Year Over Year, Says ABC

Estimated November construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 44 states on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today
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Construction Input Prices Continue to Fall in December, Says ABC

Construction input prices declined 1.7 percent in December on a month-over-month basis yet are 3.5 percent higher than the same time last year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today. In December, nonresidential construction prices fell 1.6 percent but are up 4.1 percent compared to one year ago.
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Construction Employment Rises to Close Out 2018, Says ABC

According to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released by today the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction employment expanded by 38,000 net new jobs in December. Across the industry, employment is up by 280,000 year-over-year, an increase of 4.0 percent.

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