Tag Archives: ABC

2019 Construction Economic Forecast

ABC Reports Momentum Will Persist for Several More Quarters U.S. economic performance has been brilliant of late. Sure, a considerable volume of negativity has surrounded issues such as the propriety of tariffs and shifting immigration policy, but the headline statistics make it clear that domestic economic performance is solid. Nowhere …

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Fierce Competition National Craft Championships

Fierce Competition National

Lee, Nelson Take Home Medals in Fire Sprinkler Competition In the first week of March, 11 fire sprinkler apprentices from all over the United States descended upon Fort Lauderdale, Florida for the 2016 National Craft Championships (NCC). Held during the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) Workforce Development Conference, the …

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ABC Predicts Continued Growth in 2016

Steady Economic Recovery Forecasted Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) forecasts a continued steady economic recovery for the U.S. commercial and industrial construction industries in 2016. Despite a weak global economy, the industry’s solid economic recovery in 2015 should continue in 2016, led by strong consumer spending. “As the mid-phase of …

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Rodeo Rounds Up Fun, Education About Fire Sprinklers

Connecticut Chapter Offers Hands-On Experience at Construction “Career Day” Event The American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) Connecticut Chapter has once again rounded up area youth and raised public awareness of fire sprinklers and the fire sprinkler industry. Earlier this year, members participated in the Association Builders & Contractors’ (ABC) Construction Pro …

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Bretey Captures Craft Championship

Jordan Bretey - ABC Craft Champ 2015

AFSA Members Sweep ABC Contest A field of 187 craft trainees competed for top honors in 15 contests representing 12 crafts during the 2015 Associated Builders & Contractors’ (ABC) National Craft Championships (NCC). The event took place during the association’s Workforce Development Conference, March 3-6, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Competitors …

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