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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 […]

President Trump & Congressional Democrats agree on the size of an infrastructure package: $2 Trillion

President Trump & Congressional Democrats agree on the size of an infrastructure package: $2 Trillion

Source: nssga.org President Trump met with Democratic Congressional leaders, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, today at the White House to discuss the size of an infrastructure package.  Reports coming out of today’s meeting reflect that President Trump and the Democrats agreed to work on a $2 trillion package over […]

Safety, transportation project management and legal issues at forefront of professional development week June 4 – 6 in D.C.

Safety, transportation project management and legal issues at forefront of professional development week June 4 – 6 in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Safety training, project management fundamentals and legal and regulatory “hot topics” form the core of a new professional development program for transportation design and construction professionals hosted June 4 – 6 by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Foundation. As part of Transportation Construction Professional Development Week, industry executives can […]