Economic Development

Infrastructure Finally Gets Attention it Deserves
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Infrastructure Finally Gets Attention it Deserves

President-elect Donald Trump said he would spend twice as much as Hillary Clinton... More

Irrational Behavior
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Irrational Behavior

Economist Anirban Basu predicts dark clouds on the construction horizon More

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AED to 114th Congress: Responsible Policy Can Be Powerful Medicine

In a letter to the 114th Congress, Associated Equipment Distributors President & CEO Brian P. McGuire is urging swift, bipartisan action to spur economic growth and job creation. More

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Economists Optimistic About 2014 Commercial, Industrial Growth

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Chief Economist Anirban Basu, American Institute of Architects (AIA) Chief Economist Kermit Baker and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Chief Economist David Crowe provided a collaborative economic forecast today combining their expert economic analysis on leading, present and lagging economic indicators. More

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Highway Materials Group Lauds Funding Plan

The Highway Materials Group commends Sens. Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Robert Corker (R-TN) on their proposal to ensure future funding of the surface transportation system by increasing the federal motor fuels tax by 12 cents. More

Husqvarna Dust Collector
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Husqvarna Dust Collector

Dust management system with advanced cyclone technology enables high air flow and... More

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Cement & Concrete Day on the Hill

The second annual Cement & Concrete Day on the Hill brings together representatives from more than a dozen related-industry associations. The goal is to promote the expanded use of cement and concrete in federal infrastructure projects, from highways and bridges to dams and mass transit. More

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7 Important Things To Know Before Financing Equipment

Understanding the ways in which leasing fits your company’s particular needs can help to build a solid business case for financing as well as determine which financing option to choose. This decision requires careful assessment of your financial, operational, and situational needs. More

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Construction Sector Adds 5,000 Jobs in Past Two Months

Residential and nonresidential construction both add jobs in September, but industry employment is still down compared to one year ago. More

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ACPA Urges Bipartisan Support of Transportation Authorization

Amid reports that both the U.S. House of Representative and Senate are delaying further consideration of the highway authorization measures until after recess, the American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) is urging strong bipartisan support of the bill. More

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