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Dodge Momentum Index Rises Again in December

The Dodge Momentum Index rose 1.2 percent in December compared to the previous month, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential … Continue reading

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October Construction Advances 5 Percent

The value of new construction starts increased 5 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $585.6 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. The gain followed a 13-percent jump for total construction … Continue reading

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House Introduces Legislation to Stop Expansion of Lead Paint Rule into Commercial Market

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U.S. Congressman Tim Murphy (R-Pa.) has introduced legislation that aims to stop the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA from expanding enforcement of its lead renovation, repair and painting rule (LRRP) to cover commercial buildings. Specifically, the legislation calls on the EPA … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index Shows Further Growth in April in Light of Commercial Growth

The Dodge Momentum Index rose 5.2 percent in April from the previous month, according to the latest report from McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) … Continue reading

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AIA Predicts Incremental Increase in Nonresidential Construction Spending for 2013

The nonresidential construction industry is expected to see a 5-percent rise in spending this year, according to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) semi-annual Consensus Construction Forecast, and is expected to grow at a faster rate than the overall U.S. … Continue reading

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