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Tag: materials prices

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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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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ABC: Construction backlogs up, confidence down in March 2022

April 12, 2022By

The Associated Builders & Contractors’ Construction Backlog Indicator was up while the Construction Confidence Index was down in March.

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Dodge: Construction starts up 9 percent in February

March 16, 2022By

Dodge Construction Network says large manufacturing projects broke ground in February, offsetting weakness elsewhere, as construction starts grew.

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AGC: Nonresidential construction materials prices up 21 percent

March 15, 2022By

Prices of construction materials used in new nonresidential construction jumped more than 21 percent from February 2021 to February 2022.

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AGC: Construction employment down in January 2022

February 7, 2022By

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) says this dip comes amid a record rise in wages, falling unemployment and labor shortages.

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Report: Materials prices up 20 percent in 2021

January 13, 2022By

Officials from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) say impending and existing tariffs on construction materials will exacerbate inflation.

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Supply chain bottlenecks, materials prices still causing issues

June 7, 2021By

Construction employment slipped by 20,000 in May as supply chain problems and record materials cost increases continue to plague nonresidential contractors.

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