ABC's Construction Backlog Indicator Rebounds in 2017: Gains in All Categories During First Quarter

WASHINGTON, June 21-- Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today reported that its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) rose to 9 months during the first quarter of 2017, ...
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Lean Projects are Three Times More Likely to Complete Ahead of Schedule According to Dodge Data & Analytics’ Research

Dodge Data & Analytics recently benchmarked the current state of capital project delivery performance and found a statistically significant correlation between use of Lean ...
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Economic Update: US Construction Employment Remains Steady

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 5—National construction employment remained largely unchanged for the second consecutive month, adding 5,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis ...
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Dodge Momentum Index Falls 5% After 6 Straight Months of Gaining

The Dodge Momentum Index ended a six-month streak of gains in April, falling 5.1% to 133.8 from a downward-revised revised March reading of 140.9, according to Dodge Data & ...
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Construction Technology Report Available

Since 2012, JBKnowledge has partnered with leaders in the construction industry including the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA), the Construction Financial ...
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1930:  One Man Killed On The Jobsite Per (approx) Every $1 Million Spent

In the 1930s, the odds were not in a worker’s favor: On average, one man was killed per million dollars spent on a big project. Joseph Strauss, the designer of the Golden ...
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