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Dodge Momentum Index Loses Steam in August

The Dodge Momentum Index dropped 3% in August to 148.7 (2000=100) from the revised July reading of 154.0. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data & Analytics, is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index Loses Steam In June

Following six months of consecutive gains, the Dodge Momentum Index fell to 165.8 (2000=100) in June, down 5% from the revised May reading of 175.1. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data & Analytics, is a monthly measure of the … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Declines in 40 States as Soaring Material Costs, Supply-Chain Disruptions Impede Recovery

Construction employment in May remained below the April level in 40 states and Washington, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data. Association officials said skyrocketing materials prices and excessive delays in receiving … Continue reading

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Industry Employment Ticks Up in February

The latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics suggests employment in the glass and glazing industry increased in February on both a monthly and yearly basis. In the latest employment report, the nonresidential specialty trade contractors and nonresidential … Continue reading

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Economist: U.S. Construction to Grow 4.5 Percent in 2017

ConstructConnect revised its U.S. construction starts growth projection for 2017, according to the firm’s third quarter forecast report. It projects construction starts will grow by 4.5 percent in 2017 compared to 2016. ConstructConnect previously predicted a 4.8-percent increase in its … Continue reading

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