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Tag: materials prices

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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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How 2021 construction starts ultimately fared

January 19, 2022By

Dodge Construction Network crunched the numbers for full-year 2021, finding that residential and nonresidential moved higher while nonbuilding was flat.

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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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Factors that could shift 2022 construction markets one way or another

January 5, 2022By and

Dodge Construction Network is keeping an eye on four things in the new year that could influence construction markets for the better or worse. Chief economist Richard Branch shares the four in a visit with P&Q.

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Report: Some materials prices down but supply issues remain

October 15, 2021By

Construction materials pricing continues to outstrip bid prices despite a pricing dip in September, the Associated General Contractors of America reports.

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Report: Construction materials prices continue on upward trajectory

September 10, 2021By

Officials at the Associated General Contractors of America urge Congress and the Biden administration to take the necessary steps to repair the supply chain.

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