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Construction spending rises 0.1% in February, homebuilding falls 0.8%

Apr 02, 2014

Construction spending rises 0.1% in February, homebuilding falls 0.8%

Construction spending in the U.S. ticked up 0.1 percent in February despite a decline in homebuilding, according to preliminary data from the Commerce Department. Total spending rose in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $945.7 billion from the revised ...

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Construction spending inches up 0.1% in December

Feb 04, 2014

Construction spending inches up 0.1% in December

U.S. construction spending slightly rose 0.1 percent in December, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The figures come from preliminary data from the Commerce Department, which show that total construction spending reached a seasonally adjusted annual rate ...

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Construction spending rises 1% in November

Jan 06, 2014

Construction spending rises 1% in November

U.S. construction spending rose 1 percent in November to a nearly 5-year high, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The figures come from preliminary data from the Commerce Department, which show that total construction spending reached a ...

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Construction spending rises 0.8% in October

Dec 02, 2013

Construction spending rises 0.8% in October

U.S. construction spending rose 0.8 percent in October to its highest mark since May 2009, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The figures come from preliminary data from the Commerce Department, which show that total construction spending ...

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Construction spending rises 0.6 percent in August to $915 billion

Oct 23, 2013

Construction spending rises 0.6 percent in August to $915 billion

U.S. construction spending rose 0.6 percent in August to its highest mark since April 2009, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The figures come from preliminary data from the Commerce Department, which show that total construction spending ...

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Federal reports begin again as government reopens

Oct 17, 2013

Federal reports begin again as government reopens

Agencies that produce federal reports such as construction spending, construction employment, housing starts and diesel fuel prices reopened Thursday following a 16-day shutdown of the federal government. Most reports stopped in the first week of October. Our sister site, Better Roads, reports ...

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Construction reports suspended due to government shutdown

Oct 02, 2013

Construction reports suspended due to government shutdown

The monthly construction reports you normally see on Aggregates Manager -- like construction spending, construction employment, freight shipments and housing starts -- are likely suspended due to the federal government shutdown that began early Tuesday morning. The shutdown, which has furloughed ...

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Construction spending rises 0.6 percent in July to $900.8 billion

Sep 03, 2013

Construction spending rises 0.6 percent in July to $900.8 billion

U.S. construction spending rose 0.6 percent in July to its highest mark since June 2009, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The figures come from preliminary data from the Commerce Department, which show that total construction spending ...

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Construction spending dips 0.6 percent in June to $884 billion

Aug 02, 2013

Construction spending dips 0.6 percent in June to $884 billion

Construction spending fell 0.6 percent in June to a seasonally-adjusted rate of $884 billion, according to our sister site, Equipment World. The decline follows two consecutive months of increases. Spending in June was 3.3 percent higher than it was a year ...

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Construction spending rises 0.5 percent in May to $875 billion

Jul 03, 2013

Construction spending rises 0.5 percent in May to $875 billion

Construction spending rose 0.5 percent in May to a seasonally-adjusted rate of $875 billion, according to our sister site, Equipment World. May marked a second consecutive month of gains, and spending that month was 5.4 percent higher than the $830.3 billion ...

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Guest Blog: Housing increases more than offset by falling federal spending

May 09, 2013

Guest Blog: Housing increases more than offset by falling federal spending

Merger and acquisition activity remains slow, but steady, as the outlook for many construction markets remains flat and disappointing. Spending on U.S. construction projects fell in March, as the biggest drop in government projects in more than a decade overwhelmed ...

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Construction spending declines 1.7 percent in March

May 01, 2013

Construction spending declines 1.7 percent in March

Construction spending decreased by 1.7 percent in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $856.7 billion, the lowest it has been since August 2012, our sister site, Equipment World, reported. These figures come on the heels of a 1.2-percent boost ...

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