July Construction Starts Slip 2 Percent
Published: Monday, 22 August 2016 09:27
Written by Rock Products News
At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $586.3 billion, new construction starts in July fell 2 percent from the previous month, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. A steep drop by electric utilities pulled down the nonbuilding construction sector, which in turn contributed to the slight decline for total construction starts.
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Aggregates Production Strong in Second Quarter
Published: Wednesday, 17 August 2016 16:11
Written by Francesca Peeples
An estimated 646 metric tons (Mt) of total construction aggregates was produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the second quarter of 2016, an increase of 6 percent compared with that of the second quarter of 2015, according to statistics from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
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