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Construction spending up 0.4% in April despite another dip in government spending

Construction spending up 0.4% in April despite another...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 03, 2013

Spending on construction projects in the United States rose 0.4 percent in April, continuing a volatile trend in 2013 of ...

AED and 17 construction industry groups call for House to support approval of Keystone XL pipeline

AED and 17 construction industry groups call for House...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 22, 2013

In a letter addressed to Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California, the ...

Construction economists: spending on slow upward march, housing has long way to go

Construction economists: spending on slow upward march,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 10, 2013

There are several pluses and minuses in today’s construction spending front, although the overall picture is trending upwards, agreed three ...

Construction fuel consumption dips 0.9% in March

Construction fuel consumption dips 0.9% in March

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 10, 2013

Fuel consumption by the construction industry fell month-t0-month in March by 0.9 percent, according to the latest WEX Construction Fuel ...

U.S. rental construction, lack of first-time home buyers a sign of “inferior housing recovery”?

U.S. rental construction, lack of first-time home...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 08, 2013

Despite recent dips in construction spending and employment, the mood in the industry is, well, better. Better than it was ...

Construction is 4th most dangerous profession with 2nd most fatal injuries

Construction is 4th most dangerous profession with 2nd...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 25, 2013

  There's a reason we recognize attention to good safety practices with a separate award each year as part of our ...

Washington Post: Housing hasn’t led to hiring boom because construction jobs already historically high

Washington Post: Housing hasn’t led to hiring...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2013

Though construction industry employment in the U.S. is steadily improving—adding 18,000 jobs in March amid a dreary overall jobs report—the ...

Contractors, equipment dealers optimistic about construction activity, rental fleet  growth

Contractors, equipment dealers optimistic about...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 11, 2013

The latest round of the Wells Fargo Equipment Finance Construction Optimism Quotient registered at a 106, indicating that contractors and ...

Automakers prepare for truck war as housing and construction industries recover

Automakers prepare for truck war as housing and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 07, 2013

As the housing and construction industry recoveries slowly build momentum, NPR reports automakers are preparing for an all-out truck war ...

Architecture Billings Index jumps to 54.2, bodes well for construction

Architecture Billings Index jumps to 54.2, bodes well...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2013

Each month the American Institute of Architects releases its Architecture Billings Index and the latest round shows an increase to ...

A dozer goes up for auction during a Ritchie Bros. event in Kissimmee, Florida. has brought in 9,500 pieces to be sold in an unreserved auction to some 1,800 bidders

Ritchie Bros. president sees turnaround for...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 21, 2013

The Ritchie Bros. equipment auction is in full swing here in Kissimmee, Florida, and given the robust nature of the ...

POLL: Are you optimistic about the construction industry in 2013?

POLL: Are you optimistic about the construction...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 12, 2013

There are plenty of people who get paid to make forecasts regarding how successful or unsuccessful our industry will be. ...

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