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Construction contractors regain confidence in January 2019, says ABC

Construction contractors regain confidence in January 2019, says ABC

WASHINGTON, DC — Construction industry leaders remained confident regarding the nonresidential construction sector’s prospects during January 2019, according to the latest Construction Confidence Index released today by Associated Builders and Contractors. Expectations for sales during the coming six-month period remained especially upbeat in January, with nearly 70 percent of respondents anticipating an increase in sales levels. […]

Bobcat Company announces 2019 Dealer Leadership Group

Bobcat Company announces 2019 Dealer Leadership Group

Bobcat Company announced its 2019 Dealer Leadership Group on March 20. These 16 authorized Bobcat dealerships were the highest-performing dealers according to the Dealer Performance Review, a tool Bobcat uses to measure dealership performance across the North American Bobcat dealer network, which includes the United States and Canada, and is comprised of more than 325 […]

January construction unemployment rates down in 48 states year over year, says ABC

January construction unemployment rates down in 48 states year over year, says ABC

WASHINGTON, DC — Estimated January not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 48 states on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today by Associated Builders and Contractors. As the January 2019 national NSA construction unemployment rate fell 0.9 percent from a year ago to […]

Tariffs will continue to raise costs for equipment manufacturers, reduce jobs

Tariffs will continue to raise costs for equipment manufacturers, reduce jobs

WASHINGTON, DC – With tariffs continuing to take a toll on U.S. businesses, farmers, communities, and families across the country, a new report by IHS Markit released today outlines the impact of tariffs on the equipment manufacturing industry and the broader U.S. economy. “This report shows that tariffs continue to take a toll on U.S. equipment […]