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Health care construction starts should be healthy over the next two years, with Dodge Construction Network forecasting 10 percent growth in 2023 and 11 percent growth in 2024. Photo: Thomas Bullock/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Forecasting construction in the months ahead

June 29, 2023By

Dodge Construction Network’s Sarah Martin projects how markets will fare in the second half of 2023 and into 2024.

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Dodge Construction Network’s Richard Branch says residential construction starts increased for two consecutive months – something not seen for more than a year. Photo: jhorrocks/E+/Getty images

What to expect in the coming months for construction

May 17, 2023By

Despite ongoing economic pressures, the construction industry remains strong through four-plus months of 2023.

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Will Congress commit $1 trillion toward infrastructure? Photo: iStock.com/kozmoat98

Nonresidential, nonbuilding boost March construction starts

April 20, 2023By

While total construction starts made good gains last month, Dodge Construction Network says tightening financial conditions could soon have impacts.

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How Eagle Materials finished 2022

January 31, 2023By

Michael Haack, president and CEO of the company, reflects on the company’s performance in aggregates and other business areas.

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PCA economist upbeat about first half of 2023

January 18, 2023By

The Portland Cement Association’s (PCA) chief economist expects the U.S. economy in the first six months of the year to be stronger than previously expected.

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If companies need to borrow, they need to borrow – regardless of if the rate is higher than it was yesterday. Photo: Ngampol Thongsai/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

How businesses can make sense of rising interest rates

December 15, 2022By

Crest Capital’s Chris Fletcher looks at when the right time is for companies to borrow money in today’s high-stress environment.

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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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