Tag: Construction Confidence Index

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Construction employment up in September; industry headwinds remain

October 10, 2023By

The Associated Builders & Contractors reports that construction employment in September was up by 217,000 jobs year over year and up 11,000 jobs from the prior month.

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ABC: Construction industry employment up in April

May 5, 2023By

While the construction industry added jobs in April, the Associated Builders & Contractors’ (ABC) Anirban Basu says signs of a weakening economy are surfacing.

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ABC: Construction input prices, contractor confidence up

March 7, 2023By

The Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) reports that construction input prices and its Construction Confidence Index increased in January.

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ABC: Nonresidential construction spending dips in August

October 3, 2022By

The Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) says nonresidential construction spending totaled $859.3 billion for the month.

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ABC: Construction backlog steady, confidence up in August

September 14, 2022By

The Associated Builders & Contractors’ (ABC) Construction Backlog Indicator saw no change in August, while the Construction Confidence Index grew.

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Report: Economy, nonresidential construction down in second quarter

July 29, 2022By

The U.S. economy contracted last quarter, and nonresidential spending is down in 10 of the last 11 quarters.

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ABC: Construction backlog, confidence down in June

July 13, 2022By

The Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) says both its Construction Backlog Indicator and Construction Confidence Index dipped last month.

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ABC: Construction backlogs, input prices up; contractor confidence down

June 15, 2022By

The Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) report its Construction Backlog Indicator was up in May, while its Construction Confidence Index was down.

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ABC: Construction backlogs up, confidence down among contractors in April

May 12, 2022By

The Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) say its Construction Backlog Indicator was up in April while its Construction Confidence Index dipped.

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