More articles by Luly Hernandez

December PPI Numbers Remain Positive for Glass Industry

The seasonally unadjusted prices for materials used in glass and glazing manufacturing were positive in December and in year-over-year price changes, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In December, the … Continue reading

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Technicality Hurts California Glass Supplier’s Legal Case

After settling for $1.3 million out of court over allegedly defective glass, a California glass manufacturer’s case isn’t covered by its Liberty Mutual insurance policy, according to court documents filed December 2021. Sweig General Construction Inc. was a general contractor … Continue reading

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CCI: Contractors Spend More on Materials and Supplies; Supply Concerns Continue to Grow

As those in the construction industry continue to manage supply chain challenges and labor shortages, the Q4 2021 Commercial Construction Index (CCI), released quarterly by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Dodge Data & Analytics, reports nearly all contractors (97%) … Continue reading

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CCI: COVID’s Impact and the Struggle to Find Workers

According to the Q4 2021 Commercial Construction Index (CCI), released quarterly by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Dodge Data & Analytics, 60% of contractors say that less availability of building products and materials is, by far, the top consequence … Continue reading

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Rewinding the Past 12 Months: A Look at 2021’s Top Stories

In a couple of days, the ball will drop in Times Square, New York City, signifying the start of a new year: 2022. Before you flip your calendar to a fresh page and welcome the New Year, let’s take a … Continue reading

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