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Reshaping the Construction Industry

Associated Builders and Contractors announced the findings from its 2024 Safety Performance Report, an annual guide to construction jobsite health and safety best practices....
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April 30, 2024
Total construction starts dipped 1% in March from February at a seasonally adjusted annual rate but rose 13% year-to-date in the first quarter (Q1) of 2024 compared to...
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April 29, 2024
The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) and If I Had A Hammer, Inc. have partnered to expand access to the HammerMath® and HammerBuild ®...
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April 25, 2024
Associated Builders and Contractors today issued the following statement opposing the Federal Trade Commission’s final rule to ban noncompete clauses. The FTC voted...
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April 24, 2024
DeWalt’s new DCLE34033D1 20V MAX* XR® 3 x 360 High Precision Green Laser is ready to take work to new lengths and places.The new DeWalt DCLE34033D1...
Michelle Neundorfer's picture
April 23, 2024
Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose year-over-year (y/y) from March 2023 to March 2024 in 39 states, fell in 10 states and the District of Columbia, and was unchanged...
Ken Simonson's picture
April 22, 2024
Historically, the passing of construction knowledge between generations has varied. Master craftsmen would train apprentices with their own unique and sometimes well-guarded...
The Chamberlin Man's picture
April 18, 2024
Sometimes, I feel like a broken record when I talk about the workforce. There aren’t enough people for the projects; they need to be better prepared to increase quality and...
Angela Taylor's picture
April 17, 2024
At some point in construction jobs, firestopping must be addressed. Although it is generally a fairly defined process, there are now multiple ways to firestop, and newer-...
Michelle Neundorfer's picture
April 16, 2024
Bid prices and input prices for construction showed mixed monthly and year-over-year (y/y) patterns in March, according to data the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) posted...
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April 15, 2024