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ACI Foundation funds research projects

ACI Foundation funds research projects

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI — The ACI Foundation’s Concrete Research Council (CRC) selected six research projects to receive grants this year. The ACI Foundation is committed to progress in the industry by contributing financially to necessary and worthy research. The following research projects will receive funding from the ACI Foundation: Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator (EC3) […]

Construction job growth strong in April, says ABC

Construction job growth strong in April, says ABC

WASHINGTON, DC — The construction industry added 33,000 net new jobs in April, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released today. Compared to the same time last year, industry employment is up by 256,000 jobs, an increase of 3.5 percent. Nonresidential employment added 32,400 […]

March construction unemployment rates down in 49 States year over year, says ABC

March construction unemployment rates down in 49 States year over year, says ABC

WASHINGTON, DC — Estimated March not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 49 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. Nebraska was the sole outlier, where construction unemployment rose from 5.1% in March 2018 to 5.3% in […]

2019-20 ACI Foundation fellowship and scholarship recipients announced

2019-20 ACI Foundation fellowship and scholarship recipients announced

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – The ACI Foundation is pleased to announce its 2019-20 fellowship and scholarship recipients. The ACI Foundation is a non-profit subsidiary of ACI that promotes progress, innovation and collaboration in the concrete industry through strategic investments in research, scholarship and ideas. All fellowship recipients receive a $10,000 – $15,000 U.S. educational stipend, […]

Statement on White House infrastructure meeting

Statement on White House infrastructure meeting

American Road & Transportation Builders Association President & CEO Dave Bauer released the following statement about the April 30 meeting on infrastructure between President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer: “Common ground has always been there for the taking when it comes to making major new infrastructure investments. Today’s meeting was a […]