Posts Tagged ‘ lumber ’

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, […]

Flat Glass/Lumber Prices Up Slightly, According to Latest Producer Price Index

Feb 22nd, 2013

Flat glass prices increased slightly by 0.4 percent from December to January, according to the latest Producer Price Index Report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Meanwhile lumber prices increased as well. For glass, the index was listed at 115.7 for January, compared with 115.2 in December. The latest report follows several recent drops, […]

Expert Makes Predictions Regarding Construction Materials Pricing

Nov 5th, 2012

When Julian A. J. Anderson, president, Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) addressed attendees of McGraw Hill Construction’s Annual Outlook Executive Conference recently he outlined the “good” and the “not so good,” regarding the construction industry in general and construction pricing specifically. But before delving into those predictions he gave an overview of construction pricing on the […]

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