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…

President Trump’s Executive Action Will Spur Job Growth, ABC Says

President Trump’s Executive Action Will Spur Job Growth, ABC Says

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Vice President of Regulatory, Labor and State Affairs Ben Brubeck today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s…

Construction Job Growth Rebounds in 2017, ABC Says

Construction Job Growth Rebounds in 2017, ABC Says

Nonresidential Sector Gaining Momentum National construction employment started 2017 on a high note, adding 36,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in January,…

Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 26 States Year-Over-Year, ABC Says

Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 26 States Year-Over-Year, ABC Says

December not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates were down in 26 states and the nation on a year-over-year basis, according to analysis released by…

Overall Construction Input Prices Firm in December as Energy Prices Surge, ABC Says

Overall Construction Input Prices Firm in December as Energy Prices Surge, ABC Says

Construction input prices rebounded in December after experiencing a steep decline in November, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released by…

ABC: Free Enterprise Momentum Continues with Passage of Prevailing Wage Repeal and Right to Work Laws in Kentucky

ABC: Free Enterprise Momentum Continues with Passage of Prevailing Wage Repeal and Right to Work Laws in Kentucky

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recently commended the Kentucky Senate’s passage of bills that would end forced unionization and repeal the state’s wasteful prevailing wage…

Nonresidential Spending Thrives in Strong November Spending Report, ABC Says

Nonresidential Spending Thrives in Strong November Spending Report, ABC Says

Nonresidential construction surged in November, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data released by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Nonresidential spending expanded to $712.4…

Construction Lost Jobs in December, Says ABC

Construction Lost Jobs in December, Says ABC

National construction employment declined by 3,000 net jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in December, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data…