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Reshaping the Construction Industry

Contractors’ bid prices rose at roughly the same rate as their input costs for the first time since September 2020, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data posted ...
Ken Simonson's picture
June 15, 2022
The construction industry added 36,000 jobs on net in May, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released June 3 by the U.S. Bureau of Labor...
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June 13, 2022
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Greater Houston will host a retirement mixer for Russell Hamley at Maggianos on Post Oak Blvd in Houston on Wednesday, June 29.
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June 09, 2022
Werner has released its newest safety harness, the new LITEFIT™ Plus Concrete Construction Harness, which is designed specifically for the construction worker that performs many...
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June 08, 2022
Payment is not guaranteed in the construction industry. That is why it is essential for contractors to fully understand their rights and know what they can do to increase their chances of getting paid what they are owed for a project. Karalynn Cromeens with the Cromeens Lawfirm explains the advantages of construction liens and offers advice on effective collection strategies.
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June 07, 2022
Construction employment, seasonally adjusted, totaled 7,664,000 in May, an increase of 36,000 from April and 283,000 (3.8%) year-over-year (y/y) from May 2021, according to AGC’s...
Ken Simonson's picture
June 06, 2022
Something I have learned in my career is that there are certain times when it is critical to manage your assets and resources. One such time is when you are hiring new employees....
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June 02, 2022
Texas business and community leaders call on lawmakers to pass immigration reform that will help to secure and increase immigrants’ economic contributions amid unprecedented labor shortages.
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June 02, 2022
Werner introduced its new AERO™ Lightweight Extension Ladder designed specifically for professionals in the telecommunications industry. The new Werner AERO™ Lightweight Extension...
Michelle Neundorfer's picture
June 01, 2022
Seasonally adjusted construction employment in April topped the February 2020 level in 32 states, lagged in 17 states and the District of Columbia, and was flat in Alaska,...
Ken Simonson's picture
May 31, 2022