ABC of the Carolinas - "The Construction Association of Choice"

  Congressman Duncan Receives Eagle Award

On Wednesday, Congressman Jeff Duncan received the Champion of the Merit Shop Eagle Award from ABC Chairman Brian Gallagher.
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  Nonresidential Construction Plunges Again;
  Public and Private Sector Down in July

Nonresidential construction spending fell 1.7 percent in July, totaling $688.4 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized basis, according to an analysis by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. The absolute level of nonresidential construction spending was at its lowest point since December 2015.

  Construction Input Prices Plod Higher, Energy Prices Down 

Congratulations to Watson Electrical Construction Company, as they have been recognized by ABC as a 2017 Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC).

AQC members proudly set the construction-industry standard as highly performing, ethical contractors and members of their communities. AQC status is determined by a stringent and thorough set of criteria that demonstrate commitment to five key areas of corporate responsibility: quality, safety, employee benefits, training and community relations.
  ABC Praises Trump Administration Regulatory
  Rollbacks in SBA Testimony
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today praised the Trump administration's efforts to roll back burdensome regulations that drive up construction costs and hold back small business hiring and expansion.

Testifying at the 2017 National Regulatory Fairness Hearing at the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of the National Ombudsman on Aug. 28, ABC General Counsel Maury Baskin Esq. of Littler Mendelson P.C. urged action on the "persuader," overtime and silica rules, the new "joint employer" standard, and other onerous rulemakings and policies.

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  Clemson Opens Registration for Construction
  Industry Symposium in Greenville, S.C.
ABC Calendar



9/12 - Triad Cornhole & Chili Cookoff

9/13 - Upstate "Meet the Generals"

9/14 - Safety/HR Conference

9/14 - Tour of CATS - Columbia

9/19 - Lowcountry Low Tide Classic

9/21 - Charlotte "Prime Time"



9/18 - OSHA 10 - TRI

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