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Highway and bridge construction starts on the rise in September

Brian Ethridge - Oct 20, 2014

Highway and bridge construction starts on the rise in September

New construction starts rose 10 percent in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $604.1 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction. The increase followed an up-and-down pattern during the previous two months, and brought activity to its highest level so far ...

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U.S. construction industry gains jobs, spending falters

Brian Ethridge - Aug 04, 2014

U.S. construction industry gains jobs, spending falters

The U.S. construction industry added 22,000 jobs in the month of July, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nonresidential construction accounts for 6,600 of those jobs, including 2,500 jobs in the heavy and civil engineering segment.That's a huge improvement when ...

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Home builder confidence index remains flat

Equipment World Staff - Mar 20, 2012

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes was unchanged in March from a revised level of 28 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), released today.  This means that following five consecutive ...

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FMI report shows 5 percent 2012 construction growth

Equipment World Staff - Mar 20, 2012

Construction consultant FMI's first-quarter 2012 Construction Outlook Report shows a 5 percent increase over 2011 for total construction put in place, or $826.3 billion. According to the report, in order for residential construction to achieve the 8 percent increase projected and ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Jan 12, 2012

Highway Contractor

Another Testing 12 Months The recovery continues. Slowly. Slowly. It’s frustrating (again) to have to say it, but it appears that this new year will offer us more of the same. Last year virtually repeating itself, as did the year before that and ...

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Stimulus funds boost April's construction spending numbers

- Jun 15, 2010

Construction spending rose to $869 billion between March and April this year thanks to stimulus funds, according to an Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) analysis of the Census Bureau’s latest spending figures. Total construction spending rose by 2.7 percent, ...

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