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Pricing momentum continues for Vulcan in third quarter

November 2, 2022By

Vulcan Materials says its total revenues were up 38 percent in the quarter, with average selling prices up sharply.

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ABC: Construction backlog steady, confidence up in August

September 14, 2022By

The Associated Builders & Contractors’ (ABC) Construction Backlog Indicator saw no change in August, while the Construction Confidence Index grew.

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Dodge Momentum Index continues growth in July

August 15, 2022By

The Dodge Momentum Index grew 2.9 percent in July, with commercial planning gaining 5.5 percent while institutional planning fell 2 percent in the month.

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Report: Economy, nonresidential construction down in second quarter

July 29, 2022By

The U.S. economy contracted last quarter, and nonresidential spending is down in 10 of the last 11 quarters.

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Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich spoke on issues such as the supply chain, inflation and infrastructure at the 2022 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference. Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Gingrich, former House speaker, visits P&Q Roundtable

June 27, 2022By

Newt Gingrich touched on a variety of business issues during a virtual visit to the 2022 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference, including infrastructure, the supply chain and energy.

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ABC: Construction backlogs up, confidence down among contractors in April

May 12, 2022By

The Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) say its Construction Backlog Indicator was up in April while its Construction Confidence Index dipped.

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in highway and bridge starts this year. Photo: Alexandr Muşuc/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Economic factors that will play a role in 2022

January 24, 2022By

Employment, infrastructure funding and the supply chain are worth keeping an eye on this year and beyond, according to Dodge Construction Network.

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Dodge Construction Network projects moderate 2022 growth

November 12, 2021By

After another year in the pandemic, economists discussed COVID’s impact on the construction industry during a special Dodge Construction Network event.

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David Chereb pays Pit & Quarry another visit for a Road to Recovery video. Photo: P&Q Staff

Sponsored: What dynamics are currently at play related to aggregate demand?

May 19, 2021By and

P&Q contributor David Chereb says everything he’s seeing in the market at the moment is positive, and aggregate producers are emerging from the pandemic better than expected just six months ago.

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