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ABC national chair calls on Congress to end government mandated Project Labor Agreements

The 2017 Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) national chair Chuck Goodrich’s op-ed calling on Congress to pass the Fair and Open Competition Act (H.R. 1552/S....
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Construction firms add 45,000 workers in december as sector’s unemployment rate hits 7.5 percent

Construction firms added 45,000 workers in December as the industry's unemployment rate declined to 7.5 percent from 8.3 a year ago, according to an...
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CPN of North Carolina announces three 2017 Star Awards winners

The Construction Professionals Network (CPN) of North Carolina has announced three Star Award winners for "outstanding construction projects completed throughout North Carolina that were...
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Construction transparency bill introduced in House

The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) reports that Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE) has recently introduced the NECA-supported H.R. 2350, the “Small Business Know-Before-You-Bid Construction...
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AISC to celebrate SteelDay on Sept. 15

The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) has issued an invitation to join in celebrating the structural steel industry's ninth annual SteelDay on Sept....
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SFAA elects board members and president

The Surety & Fidelity Association of America (SFAA) has elected Ross Fisher from The Hartford as its board chair for 2017-2018. Fisher serves as the...

Development booms in Hendricks and Hamilton Counties as single‐family building permits increase 12% in July: BAGI

The Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis (BAGI) says that in the Greater Indianapolis Nine‐County area, single‐family building permits have increased 12 percent compared to...
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Inaugural commercial construction index indicates high revenue and employment expectations for 2017

USG Corporation (USG) and U.S. Chamber of Commerce release survey results gauging confidence among industry leaders Commercial construction is in high demand across the country...
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Job-Site Safety Institute (JSI) and National Housing Endowment/National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) partner...

The Job-Site Safety Institute (JSI), a nonprofit research and educational organization based in Raleigh, NC dedicated to improving safety and protecting lives, says it has...

Secret government jobs, high rises and retail selected for winning steel erection projects

The Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) has announced the winners of its annual Project of the Year for steel erection contracts topped out in...
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Dodge Momentum Index gains in June

The Dodge Momentum Index moved up 0.8% in June to 165.5 (2000=100) from the revised May reading of 164.2, according to Dodge Data &...

Construction industry seriously concerned over skilled labor shortage

The USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index, a quarterly economic index designed to gauge the outlook for the commercial construction industry,...

Construction chemicals market to hit $80,025.4 million by 2023: research

A new research report, released by P&S Market Research, shows that construction chemicals market is projected to reach $80,025.4 million by 2023. Growing urbanization and...