The average cost of materials used by the construction industry plus items consumed by contractors such as diesel fuel fell 0.1 percent in June, according to Associated General Contractors of America’s latest analysis of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
However, compared to June of last year, construction materials prices were up 1.5 percent.
Meanwhile, residential construction materials fell 0.2 percent in June and were up 1.9 percent from June 2012. Nonresidential construction materials were flat from month to month and up 1.2 percent for the year.
Here’s a listing of all the materials pulled from the BLS by the AGC: