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Senate committee approves 6-year highway bill but funding questions remain

Senate committee approves 6-year highway bill but...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 19, 2014

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously approved a six-year surface transportation reauthorization bill Thursday morning. Top committee members Sens. Barbara Boxer ...

Senators to release long term highway bill on Monday, markup set for Thursday

Senators to release long term highway bill on Monday,...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 09, 2014

U.S. senators from the Environment and Public Works and Transportation and Infrastructure committees have announced that they will release the ...

Construction spending up 0.2% in March as homebuilding hits highest pace in nearly 6 years

Construction spending up 0.2% in March as homebuilding...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 01, 2014

U.S. construction spending was up slightly in March due mainly to increases in private residential construction, now at its highest ...

Despite slow start to 2014 and concerns, top construction economists forecast growth in spending and jobs

Despite slow start to 2014 and concerns, top...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 17, 2014

The outlook from respected economists in the construction industry continues to be mixed as all the elements for growth are ...

Homebuilding declines but construction spending up 0.1% in February

Homebuilding declines but construction spending up 0.1%...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2014

Construction spending in the U.S. ticked up 0.1 percent in February despite a decline in homebuilding, according to preliminary data ...

Divergence of construction spending and employment could point to “fundamental change” in the industry

Divergence of construction spending and employment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 17, 2014

Recently, the folks at Business Insider put together a nicely done and comprehensive article on the skilled labor shortage affecting ...

Homebuilding propels U.S. construction spending 0.1% in January despite nonresidential losses

Homebuilding propels U.S. construction spending 0.1% in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 03, 2014

Construction spending in the U.S. again rose slightly in January, according to preliminary data released by the Commerce Department today. Spending rose ...

U.S. construction spending up 0.1% in December, homebuilding rises to highest point in 5 1/2 years

U.S. construction spending up 0.1% in December,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 03, 2014

Construction spending in the U.S. rose slightly in December, with homebuilding reaching its highest point in 5 1/2 years, according ...

AGC’s Simonson: 2014 holds more projects and tame materials prices but also continued worry over the labor shortage

AGC’s Simonson: 2014 holds more projects and tame...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2014

More projects to bid, "tame" materials prices and an increased concern over the availability of labor and skilled workers are ...

U.S. construction spending up 1% in November to nearly 5-year high

U.S. construction spending up 1% in November to nearly...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 02, 2014

Construction spending in the U.S. rose 1 percent in November of last year to reach a nearly 5-year high. Spending reached ...

Construction spending up 0.8% in October to nearly 4 1/2-year high

Construction spending up 0.8% in October to nearly 4...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 02, 2013

Construction spending in the U.S. rose 0.8 percent in October to a nearly 4 1/2-year high. Construction spending reached a seasonally ...

Construction spending up 0.6% August to 4-1/2-year high

Construction spending up 0.6% August to 4-1/2-year high

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 22, 2013

Construction spending in the U.S. rose by 0.6 percent in August to its highest point since April 2009, according to ...

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