From monthly archives: February 2023

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Meet the ABC Young Professionals Group Chairwoman, Kayla Costa

Kayla Costa is an Assistant Project Manager for Fulcrum Associates in Amherst, NH. She started in the construction industry as a student at Alvirne High School in Hudson, NH where the school offered many vocational classes students could take.

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State Construction Unemployment Is Down in 32 States From a Year Ago

The not seasonally adjusted national construction unemployment rate dropped 0.6% in December 2022 from a year ago, down from 5% to 4.4%, according to a state-by-state analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today by Associated Builders and Contractors. Thirty-two states had lower unemployment rates over the same period, Iowa and Missouri were unchanged and 16 states were higher.

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Construction Adds 25,000 Jobs in January, Says ABC

The construction industry added 25,000 jobs on net in January, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. On a year-over-year basis, industry employment has risen by 294,000 jobs, an increase of 3.9%.

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ABC Commercial Craft Apprenticeship (CCA) Students Soaring to New Heights

The Vermont ABC CCA program is continuing its success of enhancing the expertise of current workers. Recently the CCA class training involved harness skills,  enabling the students to reach new heights on construction projects.  The Vermont session classes take place on Wednesdays in Burlington, and demonstrates ABC’s ongoing commitment to provide value to its members.    

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ABC’s Construction Executive Celebrates 20 Years, Redesigns Magazine

Construction Executive, the magazine of the business of construction that is published by Associated Builders and Contractors, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month by unveiling a completely redesigned version of the print magazine with its January-February 2023 issue as well as a new, dynamic content mix on its online platforms.

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