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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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Construction spending went up in August

Oct 05, 2010

Total construction spending went up 0.4 percent between July and August to $812 billion. This rise was driven by increases in public construction activity, including stimulus and base realignment projects, according to an analysis of new Census Bureau data released ...

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Outlook report: Equipment rentals showing recovery

Jul 13, 2010

Economic forecasting firm IHS Global Insight reports in data prepared for the American Rental Association (ARA) and Rental Management magazine reports that the equipment rental industry is starting to show signs of recovery from the national recession. “The Outlook report indicates that, ...

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Stimulus funds boost April’s construction spending numbers

Jun 15, 2010

Construction spending rose to $869 billion between March and April this year thanks to stimulus funds, according to an Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) analysis of the Census Bureau’s latest spending figures. Total construction spending rose by 2.7 percent, ...

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Annual China construction spending up 9 percent

May 21, 2010

Construction expenditures in China are expected to rise 9.1 percent per annum in real terms through 2014, moderating significantly from the pace of the 2004-2009 period. Notwithstanding its deceleration in growth, China still represents the fastest growing major national market in ...

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Construction spending down to $846.2 billion, lowest in 7 years

Apr 05, 2010

Construction spending in the U.S. fell in February to the lowest level in more than seven years, according to an April 1 Bloomberg report. The report noted that the 1.3 percent decrease to $846.2 billion, the lowest since November 2002, followed a revised 1.4 ...

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