Housing Affordability Edges Lower in the Third Quarter, Says NAHB
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Housing Affordability Edges Lower in the Third Quarter, Says NAHB

A modest increase in interest rates and home prices kept housing affordability at a 10-year low in the third quarter of 2018, according to the…

Construction Materials Prices Continue to Rise in October, Says ABC
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Construction Materials Prices Continue to Rise in October, Says ABC

Construction prices rose 0.5 percent in October and are 7.9 percent high than at the same time a year ago, according to an analysis of…

Construction Spending Increases to Record High of $1.329 Trillion, According to AGC
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Construction Spending Increases to Record High of $1.329 Trillion, According to AGC

Construction Spending Should Stay Robust through Early 2019, But Trade Disputes, Workforce Shortages and Rising Interest Rates Threaten to Undermine Long-Term Growth in Construction Demand,…

Construction Employment Rises by 30,000 Jobs in October and 330,000 for the Year
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Construction Employment Rises by 30,000 Jobs in October and 330,000 for the Year

Construction Pay Rises at Fastest Rate in Nearly a Decade as Contractors Struggle to Recruit Workers Amid Widespread Labor Shortages, Officials Call for More Investments…

JLG Financial Offers Retail Customers Fast, One-Stop Financing Options for Equipment Purchases
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JLG Financial Offers Retail Customers Fast, One-Stop Financing Options for Equipment Purchases

New financing program supports new or used equipment, all makes and models JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a leading global manufacturer of…

Updated Volvo Site Simulation Aims to Help Customers Lower Total Cost of Production
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Updated Volvo Site Simulation Aims to Help Customers Lower Total Cost of Production

The next-generation Volvo Site Simulation uses enhanced real-time data to help customers optimize site productivity and maximize profitability. Volvo Site Simulation increases efficiency and profits…

AGC: New Congress Has a Unique Opportunity to Work Together to Improve Infrastructure and Develop a Workforce
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AGC: New Congress Has a Unique Opportunity to Work Together to Improve Infrastructure and Develop a Workforce

Noting Bipartisan Support for Infrastructure, Construction Official Urges Congress to Make the Issue a Top Priority in Early 2019; Promises Association Will Be Vigilant Against…

Here’s an Infographic on the Top 5 Reasons to Buy New “Value” Equipment vs. Auction Machines
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Here’s an Infographic on the Top 5 Reasons to Buy New “Value” Equipment vs. Auction Machines

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Construction Employment Picks Up in October, Says ABC
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Construction Employment Picks Up in October, Says ABC

The U.S. construction industry added 30,000 net new jobs in October, according to an analysis from the Associated Builders and Contractors of data from the…

Women of Asphalt Highlights 100 Women Over 100 Days, Counting Down to World of Asphalt 2019
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Women of Asphalt Highlights 100 Women Over 100 Days, Counting Down to World of Asphalt 2019

Beginning November 5 (today), Women of Asphalt (WofA) will be highlighting 100 women from within the asphalt industry over 100 days as the organization counts…

Nonresidential Spending Retains Momentum in September, Up 8.9 Percent Year Over Year, Says ABC
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Nonresidential Spending Retains Momentum in September, Up 8.9 Percent Year Over Year, Says ABC

National nonresidential construction spending fell 0.3 percent in September but remains historically elevated, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Census Bureau…

Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Drops in the Third Quarter, Says NAHB
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Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Drops in the Third Quarter, Says NAHB

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market dropped seven points to 60 in the third quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders‘…

Construction Employment Rises in 278 Metros Between Sept 2017-18, Says AGC
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Construction Employment Rises in 278 Metros Between Sept 2017-18, Says AGC

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Texas and Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, Fla. Have Largest Gains; Middlesex-Monmouth-Ocean, N.J. and Spokane-Spokane Valley, Wash. Have Worst Losses Construction employment increased in 278…

Kubota and the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Elizabethton Team Up
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Kubota and the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Elizabethton Team Up

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Elizabethton received a boost Tuesday (Oct. 30) when Kubota Tractor Corporation, based in Grapevine, Texas, launched a certification…

September Construction Unemployment Rates Down in 30 States Year Over Year, Says ABC
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September Construction Unemployment Rates Down in 30 States Year Over Year, Says ABC

Estimated September construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 30 states on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics…

EquipmentWatch Unveils a New Suite of Fleet Consulting Products to Solve Large-Scale Fleet Problems
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EquipmentWatch Unveils a New Suite of Fleet Consulting Products to Solve Large-Scale Fleet Problems

Targeted to contractors and equipment professionals, new solutions cover all major equipment types across construction, lift and access, agriculture, and commercial truck industries. EquipmentWatch, the…

New Construction Starts in 2019 to Hold Steady with 2018 Amount, According to Dodge Data & Analytics
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New Construction Starts in 2019 to Hold Steady with 2018 Amount, According to Dodge Data & Analytics

Dodge Outlook Report Predicts Deceleration in Total Construction Growth Dodge Data & Analytics recently released its 2019 Dodge Construction Outlook, a mainstay in construction industry forecasting…

John Deere Provides Community Engagement Grant to the National FFA Organization in Celebration of 75 Years of FFA Sponsorship
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John Deere Provides Community Engagement Grant to the National FFA Organization in Celebration of 75 Years of FFA Sponsorship

To commemorate 75 years of partnership with the National FFA Organization, John Deere is providing a $75,000 contribution to the FFA Living to Serve Platform….

Nonresidential Fixed Investment Returns to Earth in Q3, Says ABC
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Nonresidential Fixed Investment Returns to Earth in Q3, Says ABC

The U.S. economy expanded at a 3.5 percent annualized rate during the third quarter of 2018, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of…

New Home Sales Fall 5.5 Percent in September as Affordability Issues Continue, Says NAHB
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New Home Sales Fall 5.5 Percent in September as Affordability Issues Continue, Says NAHB

Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 553,000 units after downwardly revised August, July and June reports, according…