Posts Tagged ‘ Associated Builders and Contractors ’

Prices for Construction Materials Dip Slightly in September

Oct 17th, 2014

Construction materials prices inched down 0.1 in September but are up 1.6 percent compared to the same time last year, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Producer Price Index. Prices for inputs to construction industries have remained unchanged from June to August—the longest such period since the price index for construction inputs began in […]

Construction Industry Adds 13,000 Jobs in June

Jul 9th, 2013

The nation’s construction industry unemployment rate dipped to its lowest rate in nearly six years following the addition of 13,000 jobs in June, according to the latest report by the Department of Labor. The boost in job numbers was the catalyst behind the industry unemployment rate’s fall to 9.8 percent, its lowest mark since September […]