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US construction spending unexpectedly rises in January - Reuters

US construction spending unexpectedly rises in January
Reuters
Construction spending gained 0.1 percent to an annual rate of $943.1 billion, the Commerce Department said on Monday.
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Calculated Risk: Construction Spending increased in January

Calculated Risk: Construction Spending increased in January | Construction | Scoop.it
The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced today that construction spending during January 2014 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $943.1 billion, 0.1 percent above the revised ...
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Value of The Construction Industry Rockets By 67% in 12 Month

Value of The Construction Industry Rockets By 67% in 12 Month | Construction | Scoop.it

The value of construction projects in the UK has rocketed by 67.1 per cent in the last year, according to a report published yesterday.


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These latest figures, taken from Barbour ABI’s Economic & Construction Market Review, also highlight sustained growth in the residential construction sector, which continues to be boosted by initiatives such as the Government’s Help to Buy scheme. 

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Q&A: Doing Manufacturing And Construction 'Right This Time' - Manufacturing.net

Q&A: Doing Manufacturing And Construction 'Right This Time' - Manufacturing.net | Construction | Scoop.it
Manufacturing.net Q&A: Doing Manufacturing And Construction 'Right This Time' Manufacturing.net DIRTT — short for Doing It Right This Time — which was founded in 2004 and is based out of its headquarters in Calgary, AB, Canada, in order to change...
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Lumber industry braces for rising prices, potential super cycle | The ...

Lumber industry braces for rising prices, potential super cycle | The ... | Construction | Scoop.it
There are two words the lumber industry dreads, a phrase that signifies a market trend in which prices run amok in a futile attempt to let supply catch up with demand. ... Home construction hits highest pace in 5 years.
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Drones Drop in on Construction - Constructech

Drones Drop in on Construction
Constructech
Will a drone fly onto your jobsite in 2014? These radio-controlled devices with a mounted camera can take video and photo of a jobsite from high above the site.
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As 2013 progressed, so did school construction - ThisWeekNews

As 2013 progressed, so did school construction - ThisWeekNews | Construction | Scoop.it
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As 2013 progressed, so did school construction
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Construction workers place a support beam while working Dec. 19 on the New Albany-Plain Local School District's new 150,000-square-foot building.
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Construction Industry Adapting to the times and going Hi-Tech ...

It is easy to have the perception that the construction industry is not hi-tech. Most construction sites you drive by probably don't appear to be any different than they were 10 or 20 years ago. Tasks like pouring concrete or ...
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A Bird's-Eye View On The New Vikings Stadium's Construction - Vikings.com

A Bird's-Eye View On The New Vikings Stadium's Construction - Vikings.com | Construction | Scoop.it
A Bird's-Eye View On The New Vikings Stadium's Construction
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As I looked out the window of my office a couple of weeks ago, I realized that “it” was really happening.
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Second life for waste paper in the construction industry - The Almagest

Second life for waste paper in the construction industry The Almagest Cellulose, the primary ingredient in paper, is a highly efficient insulator and could offer the construction industry an effective, environmentally friendly alternative to...
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Construction Sector Job Openings Reach Five-Year High in October ...

Construction Sector Job Openings Reach Five-Year High in October ... | Construction | Scoop.it
The number of unfilled construction sector positions (124000) reached a five-year high according to the October BLS Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS). While the increase in unfilled positions in 2013 is ...
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Housing construction in 2013 set to outpace recent years - Minnesota Public Radio

Housing construction in 2013 set to outpace recent years
Minnesota Public Radio
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Twin Cities metro area remains on pace for a significant rise in new apartment and home construction this year.
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Construction industry eyes new voluntary commitment on waste - Materials Recycling World

Construction industry eyes new voluntary commitment on waste - Materials Recycling World | Construction | Scoop.it
Construction industry eyes new voluntary commitment on waste Materials Recycling World The construction industry is reinforcing its own commitment to reduce construction and demolition (C&D) waste - and to improve resource efficiency - while...
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Vacated, Before and After GIFs of Construction Sites Show ...

To highlight the changing face of New York City, artist Justin Blinder reverse engineered Google Street View to create a map of Manhattan and Brooklyn that features before and after images of buildings that have been ...
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Construction slows in Twin Cities, McGraw Hill says - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal (blog)

Construction slows in Twin Cities, McGraw Hill says - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal (blog) | Construction | Scoop.it
Construction slows in Twin Cities, McGraw Hill says
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Caterpillar Forecast Tops Estimates as Construction Recovers - Bloomberg

Caterpillar Forecast Tops Estimates as Construction Recovers - Bloomberg | Construction | Scoop.it
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Caterpillar Forecast Tops Estimates as Construction Recovers
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The Construction Industry: A Recipe for Growth? - CFO Magazine

The Construction Industry: A Recipe for Growth? - CFO Magazine | Construction | Scoop.it
CFO Magazine
The Construction Industry: A Recipe for Growth?
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For those worrying whether sustained growth will ever return to the U.S. economy, the construction industry may represent a beacon of hope.
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Construction Spending Hits The Highest Levels Since March 2009 - Business Insider

Construction Spending Hits The Highest Levels Since March 2009 - Business Insider | Construction | Scoop.it
Construction Spending Hits The Highest Levels Since March 2009
Business Insider
A breakdown showed that total residential spending was up 1.7% on the month and 16% on the year.
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The Zero Home And The Future Of Home Construction ...

The Zero Home And The Future Of Home Construction ... | Construction | Scoop.it
The Zero Home And The Future Of Home Construction. by David Glenn. Heads should turn when someone says “America's most energy-efficient home”. That's exactly what TechHive called Vivint's “Zero Home” which was ...
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Housing construction reaches 5-year high - Tulsa World

Housing construction reaches 5-year high - Tulsa World | Construction | Scoop.it
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Housing construction reaches 5-year high
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The pace of home construction reached a more than five-year high in November amid broad-based gains as builders boosted inventory to keep pace with demand.
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7 Cloud-based collaborative solutions for construction industry ...

7 Cloud-based collaborative solutions for construction industry ... | Construction | Scoop.it
Eventhough construction industry is considered quite resistant on new technologies and tools, there has been a real booming of online collaboration and Document Management solutions in the market the last decade.
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Lure of work in oil fields might impact the cost of construction for Minnesota - West Central Tribune

Lure of work in oil fields might impact the cost of construction for Minnesota West Central Tribune WILLMAR — Just when oil prices had finally gone down and Kandiyohi County officials hoped to catch a break on road construction costs, there is...
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Is Your Contract Language Killing Your BIM Lifecycle Data? | AIA Trust

Is Your Contract Language Killing Your BIM Lifecycle Data? | AIA Trust | Construction | Scoop.it

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Vikings Stadium Construction Off To Swift Start - CBS Local

Vikings Stadium Construction Off To Swift Start - CBS Local | Construction | Scoop.it
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Vikings Stadium Construction Off To Swift Start
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Construction on a new Vikings stadium is well underway. In fact, it's going so fast that the demolition of the old Dome could happen soon.
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To grow, construction industry needs more workers - Daily Journal of Commerce

To grow, construction industry needs more workers Daily Journal of Commerce Mark Twain popularized the saying that "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics." For people in the construction industry, the statistics don't lie...
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