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Construction lending is outpacing that of completed buildings with rates at their lowest since 2007

Construction lending is outpacing that of completed...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2015

It's OK. You can call it a comeback. Though much of the talk around whether or not the construction industry has ...

Construction spending falls 0.6% in March with lone gains in nonresidential

Construction spending falls 0.6% in March with lone...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 05, 2015

With decreases across all sectors save for private nonresidential, U.S. construction spending fell 0.6 percent in March to a seasonally ...

Google spent $500 million on construction in the last decade

Google spent $500 million on construction in the last...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 30, 2015

The biggest boon to the Mountain View, California, area construction industry in the last 10 years? By far, that honor ...

Georgia budgets $1.1 billion for heavy equipment purchases, passes beefy highway bill

Georgia budgets $1.1 billion for heavy equipment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 06, 2015

The construction industry in Georgia will get a substantial boost in 2015 thanks to the state's new budget and a ...

U.S. construction spending flat in February

U.S. construction spending flat in February

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2015

Construction spending in the U.S. was flat during February, the result of a slight increase in private construction and a ...

DRIVE Act aims to support Highway Trust Fund by limiting spending to roads and bridges

DRIVE Act aims to support Highway Trust Fund by...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 24, 2015

Five Republican congressmen have proposed a legislative effort to support the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) without increasing gas taxes primarily ...

#FixTheTrustFund campaign aims to flood social media with infographics supporting a long-term highway bill

#FixTheTrustFund campaign aims to flood social media...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 20, 2015

The Transportation Construction Coalition this week launched a 12-day social media infographic campaign to “press Congress to find a permanent fix ...

Ohio DOT approves $2.5 billion in construction projects

Ohio DOT approves $2.5 billion in construction projects

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 02, 2015

The Ohio Department of Transportation’s Transportation Review Advisory Council (TRAC) has approved roughly $2.5 billion in transportation plan projects and associated ...

PCA’s Sullivan: Cement consumption on straight growth trajectory through 2017; optimism palpable at World of Concrete

PCA’s Sullivan: Cement consumption on straight...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 04, 2015

Cement consumption grew by 8 percent in 2014 and is on track to grow another 8 percent in both 2016 ...

Obama proposes 6-year, $478 billion highway bill; industry groups voice support

Obama proposes 6-year, $478 billion highway bill;...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Feb 02, 2015

As part of his new, $3.99 trillion budget released Monday, President Barack Obama has proposed $478 billion to fund the country’s ...

Tolls impede the American spirit of the open road

Tolls impede the American spirit of the open road

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 02, 2015

Jack Kerouac would weep, were he alive today. The author famous for making road trips a rite of passage would be ...

Astec’s Ben Brock: “Best shot we’ve had in 10 years” to get out of highway funding dead end

Astec’s Ben Brock: “Best shot we’ve...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 30, 2015

All the talk about the upcoming highway bill reauthorization—now in an extension until May—had a familiar ring to Ben Brock, ...

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