Articles by Ken Simonson

Obama Signs Stimulus Bill With $135+ Billion For Construction

State budgets, IP sink.
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Stimulus Bill Buoys Multiple Construction Types

Stimulus legislation considered by the U.S. House of Representatives includes approximately $149 billion of funding to be obligated by September 30, 2009, for infrastructure and public building investment provisions, according to a tabulation by AGC.
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GDP Drops Despite Strength In Nonres Construction

Jobs, revenues fall in most states.
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Construction Job Loss Lessens

DOT slows highway payments; states face budget cuts.
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Construction Spending Slipped In July

Some price hikes slow or reverse.
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Producer Price Index For Construction Outstrips Rise In Overall Index

McGraw-Hill reports higher starts.
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Construction Spending Falls But Nonres Boosts GDP Revision

Construction spending in April totaled $1.12 trillion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), down 0.4% from March and 3.9% from April 2007, the Census Bureau reported.
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May 22 ― Construction Outraces Overall PPI; More Hikes Announced

April nonres starts to improve.
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April 29, 2008 ― Metro, State Job Gains Get Spottier As Budgets Tighten

ABI slumps, but hotel boom goes on.
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April 7, 2008 ― Prices Surge For Imports, Steel, Copper, Oil, Gas

While Reed says starts fall, retailers retrench
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BNP Media's Plumbing Group Visits Grundfos North American Headquarters

BNP Media’s Plumbing Group, comprised of the Plumbing & Mechanical, Supply House Times, PM Engineer (pme) and Reeves Journal brands, recently visited Grundfos’ new North American headquarters building in the western Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Ill.

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