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December 13, 2018

ABC economist: ‘Wild cards' will make 2019 an uncertain year for contractors

By SAM BENNETT
Special to the Journal

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Construction companies will continue to scramble for workers next year, but over time new technology, such as robots and drones, will help ease the shortage.

As 2019 approaches, the record-setting nine-year U.S. economic expansion looks to be in peril due to a number of economic and political “wild cards,” according to Associated Builders and Contractors chief economist Anirban Basu.


 
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