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Dodge Momentum Index slips in November

December 7, 2023 By

The commercial and institutional components of Dodge Construction Network’s index measuring the monthly value of nonresidential building projects going into planning both fell.

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Manufacturing propels construction starts forward

September 20, 2023 By

Dodge Construction Network says manufacturing starts skyrocketed 285 percent in August, driving total construction starts upward 6 percent.

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Aggregate producers are forecasting several more years of significant growth, but attracting talented people to the industry remains a real challenge. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Aggregate production healthy thus far in 2023

August 28, 2023 By

2023 might not be one for the record books, but producers will take the outcomes they’ve gotten given high interest rates, materials prices and ongoing labor shortages.

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Institutional planning decline pushes Dodge index downward

July 11, 2023 By

Dodge Construction Network says a continued stream of data center and life science lab projects is keeping the Dodge Momentum Index from further lows.

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Report: More good growth for commercial, institutional projects

December 7, 2022 By

Dodge Construction Network says the commercial and institutional components of its Dodge Momentum Index rose in November.

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John Scepaniak says his company saw a bigger push this year for aggregates that were sustainably sourced. Photo: P&Q Staff

Scepaniak: Expect a return to normalcy in 2023

December 5, 2022 By

Wm. D. Scepaniak’s John Scepaniak reflects on the year that was in the aggregate industry while sharing his expectations for 2023.

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Dodge Momentum Index falls in August

September 12, 2022 By

The Dodge Construction Network index fell 1.2 percent in August, with the commercial component rising 1 percent and the institutional component falling 5.6 percent.

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Designated a ‘mother plant’ within the network of Komatsu’s global facilities, the Longview facility has research and development, design and manufacturing capability on one campus. Photo: Komatsu

Komatsu expanding ‘mother plant’ in Texas

August 26, 2022 By

Komatsu is upgrading and consolidating multiple functions into a single location in Longview, Texas.

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Dodge: Total construction starts down in June

July 20, 2022 By

Dodge Construction Network reports that total construction starts were down 5 percent in June, despite gains in nonbuilding construction starts.

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