Construction Materials Prices Material price changes from May to June 2006/ June 2005 to June 2006

Percent change from May to June 2006/ June 2005 to June 2006

Gasoline — +6.3 / +44.3

No. 2 Diesel fuel — +3.9 / +33.0

Crude petroleum — -3.7 / +25.7

Synthetic rubber — -0.4 / +6.3

Plastic construction products — -0.1 / +19.2

Lumber and plywood — -4.2 / -5.4

Steel mill products — +4.1 / +11.5

Aluminum mill shapes — +2.4 / +17.1

Copper and brass mill shapes — -0.1 / +81.5

Fabricated structural metal products — +0.6 / +5.0

Nonferrous pipe, tube and fittings — not available / +9.5

Cement — -0.1 / +14.4

Concrete products — +0.1 / +11.2

Asphalt felts and coatings — -0.1 / +10.6

Gypsum products — -0.6 / +23.3

Iron ore — 0.0 / +17.4

Iron and steel scrap — +3.2 / +73.7

Copper base scrap — -0.2 / +86.1

Construction sand, gravel, and crushed stone — -0.2 / +86.1

Aluminum base scrap — +11.5 / +46.9

Construction sand, gravel, and crushed stone — -0.1 / +8.0

Construction machinery and equipment — +0.1 / +3.9

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics