Category Archives: Association News and Events

  • Construction Backlog Surges, Sets Record in Third Quarter, ABC Says

    WASHINGTON, DC — Providing more evidence of a strengthening economy, Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) set a record as it expanded to 9.45 months during the third quarter of 2017, up 9.8 percent from the second quarter to the longest backlog reading in the eight-year history of the series. CBI is […]

    Modest growth for 2018 transportation construction market, ARTBA forecast finds

    WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. transportation infrastructure market is anticipated to rebound slightly next year, following a 2.8 percent drop in 2017, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s economic forecast released Nov. 30. 

    NJPA awards ‘Road Maintenance Equipment with Related Accessories, Services & Supplies’ contract

    SALINA, KS — The National Joint Powers Alliance® (NJPA) recently awarded a contract to Bergkamp Inc. for Road Maintenance Equipment with Related Accessories, Services & Supplies. Contract #052417-BGK was effective as of Oct. 3, 2017, and is available to NJPA members throughout the U.S. and Canada.