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Contractor Confidence is Up in the Second Quarter of 2019

Contractors, including general and specialty trade contractors, are optimistic about new business opportunities going into the second half of 2019, according to the Q2 2019 Commercial Construction Index (CCI) from USG Corp. and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The CCI … Continue reading

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CBI Dips at End of 2016

Construction backlog fell by 4 percent during the last quarter of 2016, according to the latest Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) released by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Contractors in each segment surveyed—commercial/institutional, infrastructure and heavy industrial—all saw lower backlog during … Continue reading

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Backlog Rebounds in Third Quarter

Construction backlog expanded during the third quarter, according to Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI). The increase during the third quarter, led by strong growth in the commercial and industrial sector, follows two quarters of decline in … Continue reading

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Big-Time Backlog in South

Construction backlog in the South region of the U.S. has extended to almost a full year, according to Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The South posted the highest backlog in the history of ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) in the … Continue reading

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