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Home starts plunge 17% in February as cold weather and worker shortage drop builder confidence

Home starts plunge 17% in February as cold weather and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 17, 2015

With spring right around the corner, U.S. home builders are certainly looking forward to the warmer temperatures and the official ...

Gear Keeper retractable lanyards tether your tools to you for safety and convenience

Gear Keeper retractable lanyards tether your tools to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 03, 2015

It’s a bummer when you are high up on a beam or roof and your tape measure falls to the ...

PCA’s Sullivan: Cement consumption on straight growth trajectory through 2017; optimism palpable at World of Concrete

PCA’s Sullivan: Cement consumption on straight...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 04, 2015

Cement consumption grew by 8 percent in 2014 and is on track to grow another 8 percent in both 2016 ...

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 ...

Construction spending drops in November, highway spending increases

Construction spending drops in November, highway...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 05, 2015

Increases in homebuilding in both the private and public sectors were not enough to offset a decrease in government nonresidential ...

Construction spending dips 0.3% in November due to decrease in government nonresidential

Construction spending dips 0.3% in November due to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 05, 2015

Increases in homebuilding in both the private and public sectors were not enough to offset a decrease in government nonresidential ...

Home starts dip 2.8% in October as builder confidence clicks back up

Home starts dip 2.8% in October as builder confidence...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 19, 2014

U.S. home starts fell 2.8 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.009 million, according to preliminary data ...

Wall collapse kills 1 construction worker, injures 3 others in Idaho

Wall collapse kills 1 construction worker, injures 3...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 12, 2014

One worker is dead and three others were injured in Sun Valley, Idaho, after the supporting wall of a townhouse ...

Home starts rise 6.3% in September as homebuilder confidence falls back to earth

Home starts rise 6.3% in September as homebuilder...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 20, 2014

The month-to-month volatility of new U.S. housing starts continued in September, while homebuilder confidence in the market saw its first ...

Construction spending dips 0.8% in August due to fall in nonresidential

Construction spending dips 0.8% in August due to fall...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 01, 2014

U.S. construction spending saw its second dip of the year in August, falling 0.8 percent. Spending was at a seasonally adjusted ...

Home starts jump 15.7% in July as builder confidence strengthens

Home starts jump 15.7% in July as builder confidence...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 19, 2014

It would appear that despite a couple of rough months, homebuilder confidence in the U.S. housing market was not misplaced. Following ...

Home starts fall 9.3% to 9-month low in June, but builder confidence is on the rise

Home starts fall 9.3% to 9-month low in June, but...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 17, 2014

After gains in Spring jumpstarted what many hoped would be a high-activity construction season following a harsh winter, construction on ...

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