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Construction Contractors Less Confident in September, Says ABC

Leaders of the U.S. construction industry remained confident through September 2019 regarding near-term prospects for sales, staffing levels and profit margins, according to the Associated... »

Building Alabama

Doster Construction Completes Montgomery Hotel

Doster Construction Company completed a total interior renovation project at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center in Montgomery, Alabama for the... »

Workforce Development

Three Reasons for Veterans to Choose a Career in Construction

By Rachel Burris, NCCER blog The construction industry is facing an estimated skills shortage of 1 million craft professionals by 2023. Besides new jobs needed, such... »

Business

How Does Industry Affect Fraud Risk?

From Carr, Riggs & Ingram Constant vigilance is the most critical control to prevent fraud risk. Employee fraud happens when a motivated individual who knows... »

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Business

How Does Industry Affect Fraud Risk?

From Carr, Riggs & Ingram Constant vigilance is the most critical control to prevent fraud risk. Employee fraud happens when a motivated individual who knows... »

Construction

SBA Proposes Merging 8(a) and All Small Mentor-Protégé Programs

By Aron C. Beezley, Bradley The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently issued a proposed rule “to merge the 8(a) Business (BD) Mentor-Protégé Program and the... »

Economic

Construction Input Prices Unchanged in October, Says ABC

Construction input prices remained unchanged on a monthly basis in October but are down 2.2% year-over-year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of... »

Business

Cost-Effective Fraud Protection

From Carr, Riggs & Ingram Every year, businesses lose billions to fraud schemes perpetrated by employees who found ways to take advantage of inadequately protected... »

News

ABC Elects 2020 National Chair, Executive Committee

Associated Builders and Contractors’ Board of Directors elected Tim Keating, owner and president, R. C. Stevens Construction Co., to serve as the 2020 ABC national... »

Building Alabama

Robins & Morton Tops Out Phase One of Office Expansion

Robins & Morton recently reached a milestone on their office expansion in Homewood. The firm topped out the new 3-story parking deck structure at their... »

Building Alabama

Hoar Construction Breaks Ground on Student Housing Complex

Hoar Construction has broken ground on Centennial Lofts, a new student housing complex near the campus of Georgia Tech in downtown Atlanta. The project, being... »

Economic

DOL Issues Proposal to Revise Fluctuating Workweek Method of Computing Overtime

On Nov. 5, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking titled Fluctuating Workweek Method of Computing Overtime,... »