New Orleans area loses construction jobs – NOLA.com

March 22, 2012 by admin  
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New Orleans area loses construction jobs NOLA.com By Rebecca Mowbray, The Times-Picayune The New Orleans area lost 11 percent of its construction jobs between January 2011 and January 2012, one of the largest declines in the nation, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. and more

New Orleans is back, and so is the talent – The Daily Advertiser

May 5, 2011 by admin  
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NOLA.com New Orleans is back, and so is the talent The Daily Advertiser “I was back in New Orleans within six months,” says Andrews, 30. “The city was empty, so I played for the contractors.

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New Orleans is back, and so is the talent – USA Today

April 25, 2011 by tiff  
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USA Today New Orleans is back, and so is the talent USA Today “I was back in New Orleans within six months,” says Andrews, 30. “The city was empty, so I played for the contractors

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Doing Their Bidding

December 22, 2010 by admin  
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Homeowner associations often hire contractors to perform large jobs or ongoing contracts like landscaping, janitorial and pool maintenance. Contractors solicit work in a process known as “competitive bidding”. The basic idea of competitive bidding is that it allows qualified contractors to fairly compare “apples to apples”

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New Orleans: Cleaning oil off Bourbon St. after hurricane – Before It’s News

June 26, 2010 by admin  
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CBC.ca New Orleans : Cleaning oil off Bourbon St. after hurricane Before It’s News BP: jumping the clean up ship ahead of hurricane: New Orleans could be cleaning oil from Bourbon St. by Monica Davis Contractors and other personnel are …

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Construction Backlog Up 4.5 Percent in First Quarter of 2010

June 15, 2010 by tiff  
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Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) released its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) for the first quarter of 2010 showing a 4.5 percent increase in construction backlog orders to 6.07 months, up from 5.81 months in the fourth quarter of 2009. Over the two-month period from February to March of this year, CBI shot up 17 percent and now stands at 6.05 months.

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Nonresidential Construction Industry Continues to Struggle

April 7, 2010 by tiff  
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Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) reports that its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) sharply declined by 9 percent between November 2009 and January 2010. CBI has slipped 16.3 percent during the last year and currently stands at 5.5 months, the lowest point reported in the 15 months ABC has gathered data. CBI is a forward-looking indicator that measures the amount of construction work under contract to be completed in the future.

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Construction Industry Continues to Lose Jobs as all States Report Decreases in 2009

February 24, 2010 by admin  
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For the first time since the start of the economic downturn, every state and the District of Columbia reported losing construction jobs over the past twelve months, according to a new analysis of state-by-state employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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ABC Forecasts 2010 Construction Activity Will See Winners and Losers

November 18, 2009 by admin  
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The recession, thought to have begun in December 2007 and in many ways the deepest since World War II that impacted every state and every metropolitan area, is over noted the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) in its 2010 economic forecast for the commercial and industrial construction industry. While good news, it may not be a time to rejoice, yet

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