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Tag: materials prices

While rising interest rates are driving single-family construction into a recession, multifamily is thriving due to houses becoming more expensive. Photo: william87/iStock / Getty Images Plus /Getty Images

Basu: Economic uncertainty to continue into 2023

September 28, 2022By

While Anirban Basu does not believe the U.S. is in a recession, the Associated Builders & Contractors’ chief economist says one is coming in 2023.

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Inflation’s peak still poses problems

September 6, 2022By and

While there is a chance the U.S. has reached peak inflation, Anirban Basu, chief economist for the Associated Builders & Contractors, is unsure when prices will start to come down.

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China recently cut back its steel production for environmental reasons. Photo: simonkr/E+/Getty Images

What’s ahead with steel pricing

August 3, 2022By

As labor and shipping costs continue to rise, economists expect gradual increases in the price of steel this year.

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Equipment sales still going strong

July 12, 2022By

Despite issues with materials pricing, availability and the workforce, the aggregate industry’s dealers are optimistic about the road ahead.

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Gingrich discusses supply chain at P&Q event

June 29, 2022By and

During a P&Q Roundtable visit, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich detailed why he expects shortages and high pricing to likely continue through 2023.

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Dodge Construction Network says a growing backlog is supporting positive momentum for construction starts. Photo: ablokhin/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Optimistic outlook for construction in coming months

June 23, 2022By

Dodge Construction Network’s Richard Branch expects a bounceback second quarter and remainder of 2022 despite continued headwinds.

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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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Dodge Industrial eCommerce platforms

May 6, 2022By

Selecting and ordering Dodge products is easy with Dodge’s integrated selection and eCommerce platforms that work together to help you save time and stay within budget.

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New dynamics at play in crushing parts supply

April 18, 2022By

Columbia Steel leaders offer the latest on the supply environment as it pertains to key materials like manganese.

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