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POLL: Are you optimistic about the construction industry in 2013?

POLL: Are you optimistic about the construction...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 12, 2013

There are plenty of people who get paid to make forecasts regarding how successful or unsuccessful our industry will be. ...

Nonresidential construction index stagnates year-to-year, mixed outlook for 2013

Nonresidential construction index stagnates...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 12, 2013

The FMI Nonresidential Construction index rose to 58.1 in the first quarter of 2013, up 2.6 points from Q4 2012's ...

Economist forecasts construction to add 140k jobs in 2013

Economist forecasts construction to add 140k jobs in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 29, 2013

Piggybacking off of news earlier this month that the construction industry added 30,000 jobs in December, a report from the ...

PCA: 2013 is construction’s real turnaround year

PCA: 2013 is construction’s real turnaround year

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 18, 2013

Ed Sullivan, the Portland Cement Association's chief economist, is not one to be overly optimistic. While others were saying that construction ...

Construction employment declines in 151 metro areas between Nov. 2011 and Nov. 2012

Construction employment declines in 151 metro areas...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 09, 2013

The latest examination of construction employment in U.S. metro areas is out from the Associated General Contractors of America. After ...

Construction fuel consumption index up 3.6 percent over 2011

Construction fuel consumption index up 3.6 percent over...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 21, 2012

WEX and IHS have released results of the WEX Construction Fuel Consumption Index (FCI), which indicated an increase of 3.6 ...

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 ...

Construction companies grow while other sectors slow

Construction companies grow while other sectors slow

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 14, 2012

A new report from Forbes based on numbers from financial information firm Sageworks says that privately-owned construction companies have “bucked ...

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, ...

Growth expected, but construction’s economic recovery well behind other sectors

Growth expected, but construction’s economic...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2012

The construction sector of the U.S. economy is expected to see mild recovery through the end of 2012 with accelerated ...

Highway Contractor

Highway Contractor

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 12, 2012

Another Testing 12 Months The recovery continues. Slowly. Slowly. It’s frustrating (again) to have to say it, but it appears that this new ...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 06, 2011

"During an emergency operations center planning meeting immediately following an event, try to determine how long recovery will take. Once ...

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