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Construction firms paying their bills earlier the latest indicator of U.S. industry’s strength

Construction firms paying their bills earlier the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 12, 2015

Calling the findings evidence of a clear "upswing" in the U.S. construction industry, a U.K.-based credit reporting agency says American ...

Economists hail construction as strongest sector of U.S. economy

Economists hail construction as strongest sector of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 16, 2015

With construction spending at a 7-year high, single-family home starts up 19 percent year over year, and hiring at pre-recession ...

Construction spending rises 0.7% in July to 7-year high

Construction spending rises 0.7% in July to 7-year high

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 01, 2015

Construction spending in the U.S. reached its highest mark in seven years in July thanks to major increases from single-family homes and ...

U.S. construction spending continues climb; up 0.8% in May

U.S. construction spending continues climb; up 0.8% in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 02, 2015

Nonresidential projects again led to a sizable gain in U.S. construction spending during May, according to preliminary estimates from the Commerce Department. Spending ...

Construction spending up 2.2% in April to $1 trillion, 6-year high

Construction spending up 2.2% in April to $1 trillion,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 01, 2015

Big gains in nonresidential boosted total construction spending in April 2.2 percent, according to preliminary estimates from the Commerce Department. Spending rose to a seasonally adjusted ...

Obama proposes 6-year, $478 billion highway bill; industry groups voice support

Obama proposes 6-year, $478 billion highway bill;...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Feb 02, 2015

As part of his new, $3.99 trillion budget released Monday, President Barack Obama has proposed $478 billion to fund the country’s ...

Construction spending up 1.1% in October due to gains in homebuilding, government nonresidential

Construction spending up 1.1% in October due to gains...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 02, 2014

U.S. construction spending rose 1.1 percent during the month of October due mainly to increases in homebuilding and government nonresidential ...

Highway construction spending down for second straight month

Highway construction spending down for second straight...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 04, 2014

U.S. construction spending dropped for the second straight month in September, this time by .4 percent. In August construction spending ...

Construction spending falls 0.4% in September due to dip in government projects

Construction spending falls 0.4% in September due to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 04, 2014

Construction spending in the U.S. fell for a second consecutive month in September, dipping 0.4 percent. According to preliminary estimates from the ...

Highway construction spending down in August

Highway construction spending down in August

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 04, 2014

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

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 ...

Construction industry extends employment streak, adds 20,000 jobs in August

Construction industry extends employment streak, adds...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 05, 2014

The U.S. construction industry extended its streak of job gains in August, adding 20,000 workers. It was the eighth-straight month of ...

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