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Construction spending up 1.2 percent in February

Apr 05, 2013

Construction spending up 1.2 percent in February

Our sister site, Equipment World, reported this week on a 1.2-percent increase in construction spending  in February. These figures follow a 2.1-percent decrease in January, bringing the seasonally adjusted rate to $885.1 billion. That number up 7.9 percent year-over-year, and Equipment ...

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Stop fooling around

Apr 01, 2013

Stop fooling around

February construction spending is up, particularly with regard to residential building, private non-residential building and public investment, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) reports. February construction put in place, valued at $885 billion, was up 1.2 percent from a month ...

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AGC: Sequestration threatens federal programs

Feb 19, 2013

AGC: Sequestration threatens federal programs

Congress faces a March 1 deadline to enact or delay sequestration, which will mean spending cuts totaling $85 billion between March 1 and Sept. 30, and $1 trillion throughout the next 10 years, the AGC reports in its Data DIGest. ...

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Economist: U.S. economy and nonresidential construction sector in a ‘holding pattern’

Sep 04, 2012

Economist: U.S. economy and nonresidential construction sector in a ‘holding pattern’

Despite a 0.9-percent drop in construction spending in July — including both residential and non-residential building — spending is up 9.3 percent year-over-year, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) report, citing the U.S. Census Bureau’s Sept. 4 numbers. Non-residential construction spending ...

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Nonresidential construction spending down for third consecutive month

May 02, 2012

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) reports that total nonresidential construction spending fell for the third month in a row, declining 0.2 percent in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $556.85 billion, according to the May 1 report by ...

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Volvo Rents acquires Gulf South Machinery of Mississippi

Sep 15, 2011

Volvo Rents announces the acquisition of Gulf South Machinery of Mississippi, a two-location construction equipment rental company with stores in Hattiesburg and Gulfport. The centers are located at 45 Blackwell Blvd. and 14411 Creosote Dr., respectively. Anchored by an increase in local ...

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Data Mining August 2011

Aug 01, 2011

Data Mining August 2011

Fed grows pessimistic about economy By George H. Reddin Momentum for merger and acquisition activity cannot catch a break, and comments from the recent Federal Reserve Board meetings will not help spur on any additional activity. The Federal Reserve has grown more pessimistic ...

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Bloomberg report: Construction spending rises for second straight month

Jun 02, 2011

Construction spending in the U.S. rose in April for a second straight month as home-improvement expenditures increased along with construction of schools and power plants, Bloomberg reports. The news agency says that the 0.4-percent gain followed a revised 0.1 percent ...

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Construction spending tumbles to 10-year low

Feb 01, 2011

Construction spending fell 2.5 percent in December to a $788 billion seasonally adjusted annual rate, the lowest level in a decade, reports the Associated General Contractors of America in analysis of Census Bureau data. All three major categories – private ...

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AGC: Construction spending up, but industry still ‘fragile’

Jan 10, 2011

Construction spending increased by 0.4 percent in November, the third straight rise in the total, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) noted in an analysis of new Census Bureau data. Private residential and public construction each gained 0.7 percent compared ...

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First Research adds “Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying” report to offerings

Nov 24, 2010

First Research's Research and Markets has added a "Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying" report to its offerings. An excerpt from an industry overview chapter follows: The non-metallic mineral mining and quarrying industry in the U.S. includes about 3,300 companies with annual revenues ...

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Data Mining November 2010

Nov 01, 2010

Data Mining November 2010

AggMan Index: Moving in the Right Direction After a rough couple of months, the AggMan Index seemingly had nowhere to go but up, which is just what it managed to do. For the month, the Index was up over 8 percent, ...

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