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HOUSTON– Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Greater Houston, an association representing the interests of merit shop contractors and their employees, is pleased to...
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April 15, 2021
United Tool and Fastener is excited to announce the acquisition of DeWalt’s newest portable power cleaner. The DEWALT 20V MAX* Power Cleaner (DCPW550B) (tool only) delivers approximately 10 times the cleaning power of a garden hose for portable cleaning on the jobsite or at home.
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April 14, 2021
WASHINGTON, April 13—Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator fell to 7.8 months in March, according to an ABC member survey...
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April 13, 2021
The gap between input costs for construction and contractors’ bid prices widened further in March. The producer price index (PPI) for nonresidential building construction—a...
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April 12, 2021
"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them." -Albert Einstein When it comes to practical and motivating quotes, Albert Einstein is...
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April 08, 2021
The construction industry added 110,000 jobs in March, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics....
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April 07, 2021
When planning work tasks for the day and addressing hazards, it is easy to get caught up on the big hazards. Crews focus on issues such as falls, electrocution, material handling...
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April 06, 2021
Nonfarm payroll construction employment, seasonally adjusted, rebounded in March with a gain of 110,000 jobs following a weather-induced decline of 56,000 in February, according...
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April 05, 2021
Immigration is arguably one of the most divisive issues the United States faces today. As the leader of one of the largest specialty subcontracting firms in the U.S. and a...
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April 01, 2021
WASHINGTON, March 23—In 2021, construction companies will need to hire 430,000 more workers than they employed in 2020, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics...
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March 31, 2021