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Dodge Momentum Index ends 2020 on high note

January 8, 2021 By

The Dodge Momentum Index was up more than 9 percent in December. For 2020, it lost nearly 5 percent.

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Dodge Momentum Index posts dip in October 2020

November 6, 2020 By

Dodge Data & Analytics’ index slipped 1.8 percent last month. The commercial component lost momentum while the institutional component gained.

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Limestone trade still trending below normal on Great Lakes

October 8, 2020 By

The Lake Carriers’ Association reports that September limestone shipments were down significantly.

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Maio: Interest rates, housing permits provide reason for hope

August 12, 2020 By

Proudfoot’s Alan Maio offers a glass-half-full outlook on the road ahead for the aggregate industry.

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AGC: Construction spending down four straight months

August 4, 2020 By

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) provides insights on spending in June following an analysis of government data.

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AGC: New measures needed to offset construction employment declines

April 21, 2020 By

According to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), new monthly job loss data foreshadows more layoffs amid project cancellations and state cutbacks in road projects.

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How Martin Marietta reached new highs in 2019

February 21, 2020 By

The company’s fourth-quarter and 2019 year-end report is out, and Martin Marietta expects 2020 to be another record-setter for the company.

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Fourth-quarter 2019 revenues up at USLM

February 4, 2020 By

Increased materials demand and an increase in average prices for the company’s lime and limestone products helped drive the company’s revenues upward late last year.

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Eagle Materials reports heavy materials segment gains in latest quarterly report

February 4, 2020 By

The company expects demand for its building materials and construction products to continue in the months to come.

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