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Cost of construction materials escalates dramatically

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 15, 2012

The cost of construction materials accelerated dramatically in February after moderating for several months, according to an analysis of producer ...

AGC: Construction material prices rise moderately

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 16, 2012

The cost of construction materials is showing signs of accelerating after moderating in January, according to an analysis of producer ...

Nonresidential construction employment increases

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 09, 2012

Nonresidential construction employment increased in December by 17,000 despite a 16 percent decrease in overall construction employment. Associated General Contractors ...

Final Take

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Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Jul 01, 2011

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Stimulus funds boost construction spending

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Construction spending rose to $869 billion between March and April this year thanks to stimulus funds, according to an Associated ...

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