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Construction industry adds 7k jobs in May, unemployment drops to lowest rate in nearly 5 years

Construction industry adds 7k jobs in May, unemployment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 07, 2013

The construction industry added 7,000 jobs in May to reach its highest total of workers in nearly four years, according ...

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 ...

Construction spending dips 1.7% in March due to drop in government building; up 4.9% annually

Construction spending dips 1.7% in March due to drop in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 01, 2013

According to data released by the U.S. Commerce Department Wednesday, construction spending dropped 1.7 percent during March to its lowest ...

Manufacturing growth slows despite increase in construction spending

Manufacturing growth slows despite increase in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 05, 2013

The majority of financial analysts expected growth in the manufacturing sector to accelerate in March thanks to the boom in ...

Construction, manufacturing spending growth push U.S. stock futures forward

Construction, manufacturing spending growth push U.S....

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2013

Ahead of reports on manufacturing and construction spending for February, U.S. stock futures edged higher after the three-day Easter holiday, ...

Construction spending up 7.9 percent annually, home building at highest level in 4 years

Construction spending up 7.9 percent annually, home...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2013

Thanks to a surge in home building, construction spending grew 1.2 percent in February, according to seasonally-adjusted data from the ...

Construction spending up 7.1% annually as nine-month streak of increases is snapped

Construction spending up 7.1% annually as nine-month...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 01, 2013

A nine-month string of increases in revised construction spending figures was snapped in January, falling 2.1 percent from December 2012 ...

Construction spending up 7.8 percent annually in December

Construction spending up 7.8 percent annually in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 01, 2013

Construction spending increased by 7.8 percent in the year between December 2011 and December 2012, to a three-year high of ...

Construction spending up 7.7 percent in November

Construction spending up 7.7 percent in November

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 02, 2013

Construction spending increased by 7.7 percent in the year between November 2011 and November 2012, to nearly $866 million, according ...

FMI: Unconfident contractors face labor shortage, project delays

FMI: Unconfident contractors face labor shortage,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2012

According to a new report from management consultant and investment banking provider FMI, the construction industry has contracted to the ...

ABC: modest recovery of nonresidential construction continues in 2013

ABC: modest recovery of nonresidential construction...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 05, 2012

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) has released its 2013 economic forecast for the United States commercial and industrial construction industry, ...

Construction spending hits highest mark in 3 years

Construction spending hits highest mark in 3 years

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 03, 2012

Construction spending increased by 9.6 percent in the year between October 2011 and October 2012, to a 37-month high of ...

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