Wednesday, August 5, 2020
abc numbers october

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator unchanged in October

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) says its Construction Backlog Indicator remained virtually unchanged at 8.9 months in October, up just 0.2% from September’s reading. “Many...
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Businesses collaborating on fall safety seminar

An association of many of the region’s leading construction and industrial firms is planning to educate other NWI companies about the latest developments in...
AGC midwest data

80% of contractors report difficulty finding qualified craft workers to hire as firms give...

Eighty percent of construction firms report they are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions that represent the bulk of the construction workforce,...

Construction takes to the airwaves

Wanting to get the word out about the importance of the construction industry, the Construction Advancement Foundation of Northwest Indiana (CAF) is starting up...
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Construction contractors remain confident as summer begins, says ABC

U.S. construction industry leaders remained upbeat regarding nonresidential construction’s near-term prospects in May 2019, according to the Construction Confidence Index released in mid-July by...