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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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Associated Builders and Contractors honors Florida’s top construction projects

Associated Builders and Contractors Florida Gulf Coast Chapter (ABC) honored 76 projects collectively worth more than $3 billion at the 2017 Excellence in Construction Awards...
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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...
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NYBC: New York City residential permits rose sharply in first quarter of 2017

The number of residential units permitted for construction in New York City during the first quarter of 2017 reached its highest level in a...

Mark Trimble named AISC vice-president of certification

Mark W. Trimble has joined the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) as its new vice-president of certification. He'll be managing the AISC certification...
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Non-union contractors seek mandatory drug and alcohol testing for NYC construction workers

A group of non-union contractors is pushing to mandate drug and alcohol testing for all city construction workers. The Associated Builders and Contractors Empire State Chapter,...
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ABC Carolinas heads to Washington for annual legislative conference

The annual Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) legislative conference has been scheduled for June 20 and 21 in Washington DC, and the ABC Carolinas...
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SMPS Chicago event: Influence — The Art and Science

The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Chicago chapter is hosting a program: Influence: The Art and Science, featuring four SMPS national presidents, to...
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NC Subcontractors Alliance meeting: A Contractor’s Guide to Surety Bonds

North Carolina Subcontractors Alliance (NCSCA) members will receive a briefing about surety bonds at the association's next meeting in Charlotte on May 17. Speaker Tyler...
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CAF/NWIBRT Construction Awards banquet to attract more than 600 on May 11

More than 600 people are expected to gather in Merrillville on May 11 for the annual CAF/NWIBRT Construction Awards banquet. The partnership between the Construction Advancement Foundation...
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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...
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Construction pay rises as employers add jobs in tighter labor pool

Construction employment increased by 17,000 jobs in April and by 257,000 jobs over the past year while firms boosted pay to help recruit new...