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What’s driving CMI companies’ successes

August 16, 2023By and

George Reddin and Rob Mineo of FMI Capital Advisors say price increases among companies in the Construction Materials Index are part of what is leading that group to outperform overall market growth.

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ABC: Nonresidential construction spending dips in May

July 6, 2022By

Nonresidential construction spending was down 0.6 percent in May, according to an Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) analysis of federal data.

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ABC: Construction employment near pre-pandemic levels

March 4, 2022By

The Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) says the construction industry added 60,000 jobs in February, reaching near pre-pandemic employment levels.

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Executive order imposing PLAs draws industry ire

February 7, 2022By

The Associated General Contractors of America and Associated Builders & Contractors say President Biden’s executive order encouraging project labor agreement (PLA) mandates will do more harm than good.

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When the infrastructure bill’s funds might be available

January 4, 2022By and

Dodge Construction Network’s Richard Branch expects streets and bridges to be among the first nonbuilding construction segments to benefit in 2022 from the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act.

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OSSGA conference shifts to virtual format

January 4, 2022By

The Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (OSSGA) annual Operations, Health & Safety Seminar, scheduled for this month, will now be held virtually following a new measure by the Government of Ontario in Canada.

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Aggregate Industries acquires Cowden assets

January 4, 2022By

Cowden, which has two ready-mixed concrete plants and eight aggregate facilities in Washington state, is now part of the LafargeHolcim in the United States company.

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AGC: Construction spending up in November 2021

January 3, 2022By

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) says the increase from October was due to growth in private residential and nonresidential building.

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What to expect in nonresidential construction in 2022

December 29, 2021By and

Although warehousing has fueled nonresidential construction of late, Dodge Construction Network’s Richard Branch expects other forms of construction in the sector to pick up the pace in 2022.

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