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With December bump, U.S. home builders started 9% more homes in 2014

With December bump, U.S. home builders started 9% more...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 21, 2015

Despite an up and down year heavily-influenced by apartment construction, home builders in the U.S. began work on more new homes ...

Housing starts fall 0.2% in February as builder confidence rises slightly

Housing starts fall 0.2% in February as builder...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 18, 2014

Despite a large upward revision to January's number, housing starts fell slightly in February, according to preliminary data from the ...

Housing starts soar 22.7% in November to nearly 6-year high

Housing starts soar 22.7% in November to nearly 6-year...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 18, 2013

Greatly defying expectations, U.S. housing starts soared in November to heights rarely seen since the housing collapse in 2006. Housing starts ...

Housing starts up 0.9% as decreases in apartment starts, permits detract from single-family performance

Housing starts up 0.9% as decreases in apartment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 18, 2013

Following a few months of ups and downs, U.S. construction starts on new homes are showing signs of stabilizing a ...

U.S new-home sales rise; home prices jump to highest level in 7 years

U.S new-home sales rise; home prices jump to highest...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2013

The number of new homes sold in April rose 2.3 percent to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 454,000, the highest ...

Housing starts tumble 16.5% in April, but surge in permits suggests continued recovery

Housing starts tumble 16.5% in April, but surge in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 16, 2013

The start of construction on homes fell drastically in April, one month after reaching a level of home starts the ...

Housing starts jump 7% in March to highest level since before recession

Housing starts jump 7% in March to highest level since...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 16, 2013

The housing recovery boom marches on. Following a month of stagnation in February, housing starts jumped 7 percent in March ...

Construction materials prices flat in March as diesel price drop negates lumber and plywood increases

Construction materials prices flat in March as diesel...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2013

According to the latest Producer Price Index from Associated General Contractors of America, the prices for construction materials were flat ...

Dutch architect to build house with a 3D printer

Dutch architect to build house with a 3D printer

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 22, 2013

At this point, 3D printers are typically used for minor engineering purposes. They can be useful for drafting out a ...

U.S. home construction surges in December to highest mark since 2008

U.S. home construction surges in December to highest...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 18, 2013

In December, builders began work on new homes at the fastest rate since the Summer of 2008, according to numbers ...

Applications & Innovations

Applications & Innovations

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 06, 2012

Whispering Asphalt   OGFCs cut spray and can be very, very quiet.   For several years, a number of states have placed open-graded friction ...

Home builder confidence sees largest monthly increase...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 18, 2012

Adding more weight to the argument that the housing market is officially in recovery mode, the National Association of Home ...

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