Construction Job Growth Led by Nonresidential Sector, But Remains Tepid, ABC Says

Construction Job Growth Led by Nonresidential Sector, But Remains Tepid, ABC Says

National construction employment remained largely unchanged for the second consecutive month, adding 5,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in April, according to…

Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 27 States, ABC Says

Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 27 States, ABC Says

March not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates were down in nationally and in 27 states and unchanged in two on a year-over-year basis, according…

Associated Builders and Contractors Celebrates National Safety Week

Associated Builders and Contractors Celebrates National Safety Week

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is celebrating Safety Week 2017 with a call for the construction industry to pledge support for substance abuse prevention and…

Wisconsin Becomes the 23rd State to Pass Bill to Protect Taxpayers, Workers from Project Labor Agreement Mandates

Wisconsin Becomes the 23rd State to Pass Bill to Protect Taxpayers, Workers from Project Labor Agreement Mandates

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recently applauded Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) for signing legislation into law that will promote fair and open competition on…

Nonresidential Construction a Bright Spot in Disappointing Jobs Report, ABC Says

Nonresidential Construction a Bright Spot in Disappointing Jobs Report, ABC Says

National construction employment remained largely unchanged in March, adding 6,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of…

Construction Input Prices Moderate in March, Energy Prices Down, Says ABC

Construction Input Prices Moderate in March, Energy Prices Down, Says ABC

Construction input prices rose for the fourth consecutive month in March, increasing by 0.3 percent on a monthly basis and 4.4 percent on a yearly…

Public Nonresidential Construction Spending Rebounds; Overall Spending Unchanged in February, ABC Says

Public Nonresidential Construction Spending Rebounds; Overall Spending Unchanged in February, ABC Says

Nonresidential construction spending remained unchanged in February, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data released by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The segment totaled…

ABC Report: Safety Best Practices Can Make Construction Companies 770% Safer

ABC Report: Safety Best Practices Can Make Construction Companies 770% Safer

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recently released its 2017 Safety Performance Report to further the construction industry’s understanding of how to make jobsites safer…

Construction Input Prices Expand for Third Straight Month; Petroleum Prices Soar

Construction Input Prices Expand for Third Straight Month; Petroleum Prices Soar

Construction input prices expanded 0.3 percent on a monthly basis and 4.8 percent on a year-over-year basis in February, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau…

Construction Job Growth Surges in February, ABC Says

Construction Job Growth Surges in February, ABC Says

National construction employment surged in February as the industry added 58,000 seasonally adjusted net new jobs, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics…

Nonresidential Construction Spending Slips to Start 2017, ABC Says

Nonresidential Construction Spending Slips to Start 2017, ABC Says

Nonresidential construction spending contracted during January, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau released by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Nonresidential spending fell 1.9 percent…