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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 stall in February

Housing starts stall in February

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 20, 2013

After a big dip in January, housing starts basically stalled in February, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Commerce ...

Following four-year high, U.S. housing starts drop 8.5% in January

Following four-year high, U.S. housing starts drop 8.5%...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 20, 2013

After surging to a four-year high in December, much of the momentum in housing starts was lost in January though ...

Housing starts dip in November, remain far ahead of 2011

Housing starts dip in November, remain far ahead of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2012

Privately-owned housing starts in the month of November were at a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 861,000, according to figures released ...

Merrill Lynch: “We are on the verge of construction hiring”

Merrill Lynch: “We are on the verge of construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 13, 2012

Bill McBride has pulled in some optimistic comments from Michelle Meyer at Merrill Lynch. Meyer says 2012 will “go down ...

American Augers, Trencor retain brand identities after acquisition

American Augers, Trencor retain brand identities after...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 01, 2012

American Augers drills and Trencor trenchers will retain their brand identities as they are incorporated into The Charles Machine Works (CMW) fold, says Tiffany Sewell-Howard, CEO. "American ...

Census Bureau, HUD release September constructions...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 17, 2012

The United States Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) have jointly released residential construction statistics ...

Guest blog: So what’s happening in the off-the-road tire market?

Guest blog: So what’s happening in the...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 19, 2012

The off-the-road (OTR) tire market has been on a roller coaster as far as supply and demand. The market was ...

Building permits dip, housing starts rise in August

Building permits dip, housing starts rise in August

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 19, 2012

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development report on August housing statistics show the following: Building permits: Privately-owned housing ...

Building permits down, housing starts up

Building permits down, housing starts up

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 18, 2012

New federal residential construction stats show building permits were 3.7 percent below the revised May rate, but 19.3 percent above the ...

Housing starts up…kinda, sorta, maybe

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 16, 2012

Commerce reports today that housing starts are up for last month to an annual adjusted rate of 717,000. That's certainly ...

February housing starts decline by 1.1 percent

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 20, 2012

Nationwide housing starts edged down 1.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 698,000 units in February, according to ...

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