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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. […]

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 […]

SWS Conference & Exhibition call for abstractors

SWS Conference & Exhibition call for abstractors

Deadline: April 19, 2019 Share your expertise with the storm water and erosion control professionals who will gather in the Chicago area this November to explore solutions to today’s and tomorrow’s industry challenges. As a presenter, you’ll directly interact with federal, state and local agencies, educational institutions, storm water managers, consultants, engineers, contractors, and designers. […]

Stanley appointed to head government and regulatory affairs for NSSGA

Stanley appointed to head government and regulatory affairs for NSSGA

ALEXANDRIA, VA  — The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) today announced Michele Stanley has been promoted to vice president of government and regulatory affairs. Stanley has been with NSSGA for over four years and in that time has helped grow the association into a leading advocate for the aggregates industry and infrastructure investment. She will be […]