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ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Declines Sharply in January 2019

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Declines Sharply in January 2019

Posted: March 19, 2019 | Tradewinds

Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator contracted to 8.1 months during January 2019, down 0.8 months or 9.3 percent compared to the fourth quarter 2018 reading of 8.9 months.

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Builder Confidence Holds Steady in March

Builder Confidence Holds Steady in March

Posted: March 15, 2019 | Tradewinds

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes held steady at 62 in March, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today.

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The International Code Council releases 2019 guideline for the safe use of repurposed shipping containers

The International Code Council releases 2019 guideline for the safe use of repurposed shipping containers

Posted: March 15, 2019 | Tradewinds

Applications now being accepted for the Off-site and Modular Construction Standard Consensus Committee

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Renovation at Montana readiness center earns LEED Gold certification

Renovation at Montana readiness center earns LEED Gold certification

Posted: March 14, 2019 | Tradewinds

During the late 1990s, a changed mission and substantial growth at the Helena Aviation Readiness Center, required a renovation and addition of the relatively new facility.

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Is BIM Poised to Break Through?

Is BIM Poised to Break Through?

Posted: March 12, 2019 | Tradewinds

Contractors—from flooring to roofing—have heard it all before. The construction industry is slow to adopt new tech tools and has a serious productivity problem.

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