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Total Construction Projects Dip in August, Industry Still in Good Position

Total construction starts fell 9% in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.25 trillion, reports the Dodge Construction Network. The drop follows a surge in construction starts in July thanks to the start of five large projects. In … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index Ticks Down Following July’s Record High

The Dodge Momentum Index (DMI) dropped 1.2% in August to 171.9 compared to July’s figure of 174.0. The Momentum Index measures monthly nonresidential building projects in planning. According to the Dodge Construction Network, the DMI is shown to lead construction … Continue reading

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Construction Starts Surge in July Thanks to Mega Projects

Total construction starts surged 48% in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.36 trillion thanks to the start of three large manufacturing plants and two LNG export facilities, the Dodge Construction Network reports. Even without the five major … Continue reading

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Momentum Index Improves in July Thanks to Increase in Nonresidential Projects

The Dodge Momentum Index (DMI) increased 2.9% to 178.7 in July thanks to an increase in data center, office and warehouse projects, says the Dodge Construction Network. The DMI is a monthly measure for nonresidential building projects in planning. According … Continue reading

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Confidence in Resiliency Expertise Low Among Contractors Even as Demand Increases

Dodge Construction Network’s latest The Civil Quarterly study finds that increasing resilience of U.S. infrastructure is a priority across the industry. The study’s data shows that 82% of civil contractors and 92% of civil engineers say that they have worked … Continue reading

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