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Dodge Momentum Index Sees February Increase; Highest Level Since April 2010

The Dodge Momentum Index rose 6.3 percent in February, according to McGraw-Hill Construction, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index Continues to Gain in January

The Dodge Momentum Index rose 2.7 percent in January, according to the latest repot from McGraw-Hill Construction, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects … Continue reading

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Construction Confidence Down for Second Half of 2012

Confidence in the U.S. construction market was down for the second half of 2012, according to the latest report from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). ABC’s Construction Confidence Index (CCI) looks at three aspects of the U.S. nonresidential construction … Continue reading

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Construction Market Outlook Optimistic for 2013, AGC Reports

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Respondents to a recent survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) were positive about the outlook for the construction market in 2013, citing increased demand for private construction projects, along with growth in the construction of both … Continue reading

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Construction Industry Adds 30,000 Jobs in December

The U.S. construction industry gained 30,000 jobs in December despite an overall increase in the industry unemployment rate, according to the January 4 employment report by the U.S. Labor Department. According to an analysis from the Associated Builders and Contractors … Continue reading

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Nonresidential Construction Spending Drops 0.6 Percent in November

The nation’s nonresidential construction spending decreased 0.6 percent in November, with outlays decreasing to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $564.1 billion, according to the January 2 report by the U.S. Census Bureau and analysis from the Associated Builders and … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Drops in 30 States from October to November

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A recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that construction employment declined in 30 states from the month of October 2012 to November 2012. The largest drop was seen in Indiana, where those employed in construction decreased from … Continue reading

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