Material price changes from September to October 2006

Percent changes from September to October 2006/ October 2005 to October 2006

Gasoline — -8.9/ -18.5

No. 2 Diesel fuel — -1.9/ -25.2

Crude petroleum — -9.4/ -8.2

Plastic construction products — -0.2/ +9.8

Hardwood lumber — +0.2/ -0.9

Plywood — -2.1/ -23.3

Steel mill products — +0.5/ +20.8

Aluminum mill shapes — -0.9/ +12.5

Copper and brass mill shapes — -0.9/ +64.1

Fabricated structural metal products — +0.2/ +5.7

Cement — +0.8/ +11.3

Concrete products — +0.1/ +9.1

Asphalt felts and coatings — +0.2/ +10.0

Gypsum products — -1.6/ +15.5

Iron ore — 0.0/ +14.1

Iron and steel scrap — -4.7/ +12.0

Copper base scrap — -1.7/ +58.8

Construction sand, gravel, and crushed stone — +0.2/ +10.5

Construction machinery and equipment — +0.3/ +3.8

Tire, tube, thread, etc. — +1.2/ +7.8

Light motor trucks — -1.7/ -12.4

Heavy motor trucks — +0.1/ +2.3

Truck trailers — 0.0/ +5.2

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics