Posts Tagged ‘ construction materials ’

Construction Materials Prices Remain Stable in November

Dec 16th, 2013

Overall, construction materials prices fell 0.5 percent in November and are up only 1.1 percent year over year, according to the Department of Labor’s December 13 Producer Price Index. Nonresidential construction materials are down 0.6 percent for the month and are 0.7 percent lower than the same time last year. “November represented another month of […]

Construction Materials Prices Dip 0.1 Percent in June

Jul 13th, 2013

Construction materials prices decreased 0.1 percent in June and are virtually unchanged for the quarter, according to the July 12 Producer Price Index report by the U.S. Labor Department. Year over year, construction materials prices are 1.5 percent higher. Nonresidential construction materials prices were unchanged in June, rose 0.1 percent for the quarter and increased […]

Flat Glass Prices Up 2.2 Percent, According to Latest Producer Price Index Report

Jun 20th, 2013

Flat glass prices saw 2.2-percent increase from April to May, according to the latest Producer Price Index Report from the U.S. Labor Department. The index was listed at 201.2 for May, compared with 199.8 for April. The price of construction materials remained stable—with just a slight 0.3-percent drop from April to May, according to the […]

Construction Material Prices Increase Slightly in February

Mar 15th, 2013

Construction material prices rose .3 percent in February according to the March 14 Producer Price Index (PPI) report by the U.S. Department of Labor. Overall, construction materials prices remain 2 percent higher than one year ago. Softwood lumber prices increased 2 percent last month and are up 27 percent compared to February 2012. In contrast, […]