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Reshaping the Industry

Three actions are necessary to build a thriving, profitable and durable construction industry:

  • Acceptance.  Recognize current situations and challenges and accept they are real.
  • Leadership.  Embrace core values and principles as innovators and leaders.
  • Solutions.  Collaborate among owners, contractors and workforce for solutions.
What challenges is the construction industry facing?  What principles, like sustainable value and social responsibility, should industry leaders embrace?  Where will the solutions come from?
WASHINGTON, May 1—National nonresidential construction spending increased by 0.7% in March, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published today by...
Upskilling includes all functional areas of organizations. Specifically, the lack of critical skills held by craft professionals could prove to impede business goals and increase...
Associated Builders and Contractors announced its strong support for the Employee Rights Act, which was introduced Wednesday in the 118th Congress by Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and...
Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose from March 2022 to March 2023 in 44 states, declined in five states, and was flat in North Dakota and the District of Columbia,...
According to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of 2022 state union membership data published recently by UnionStats.com, at least 9 out of 10 construction...
The producer price index (PPI) for material and service inputs to new nonresidential construction edged down 0.1% in March and 1.1% year-over-year (y/y), according to Bureau of...
WASHINGTON, April 13—Construction input prices increased 0.2% in March, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics...
Every project should be a quality project. Every team should be a quality team. And every day should demonstrate commitment to excellence in quality management. ...
Construction employment, seasonally adjusted, totaled 7,888,000 in March, a decrease of 24,000 from the downwardly revised February total but an increase of 196,000 (2.5%) year-...