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Workforce development is one of the biggest challenges facing residential and commercial construction companies. A new Registered Carpentry Apprenticeship will help address a shortage of carpenters in the state. 

The New Hampshire/Vermont Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) represents hundreds of merit shop construction contractors and industry-affiliated firms that are committed to workforce development, safety training, and promoting fair and open competition. On behalf of the ABC, I write regarding the proposed amendments to Burlington’s “Prequalification of Construction Contractors-Responsible Contractors” ordinance.

Associated Builders and Contractors New Hampshire/Vermont (ABC NH/VT) is pleased to announce that it has hired Bryan Kent as regional director for the state of Vermont.

The construction industry is ripe for AI applications and automation of complex processes. With more and more engineering and construction companies incorporating drone programs, the data needed for 100% coverage of the construction site in all three dimensions is already there. The only question is: Will project owners and general contractors continue to use inadequate site analytics products, or will they embrace new technologies that aid in streamlining processes, minimizing mistakes, ensuring compliance and saving money?