News In Brief: Jan. Construction Spending Increased
- Gaining momentum? Sleight, Chris // International Construction;Mar2014, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p21
The article reports on the recovery in the construction industry in the U.S. which includes the residential building and non-residential sector. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, construction market has reached $930 billion with a 5.3% increase in 2012 as compared to the low of mid-2010. It...
- back bites. // Contract Journal;2/22/2006, Vol. 432 Issue 6563, p52
The article covers various issues related to the construction industry in Great Britain as of February 2006. A biscuit that tastes like tea is being invented by Tea Research Association. The spending of the Ministry of Defence has come under investigation. Housebuilder Wimpey has delayed its...
- April Construction Spending Jumps 2.2%. Siegel, Gary // Bond Buyer;6/2/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34318, p1
Construction spending increased 2.2% in April, the Commerce Department said Monday, and is 4.8% above the April 2014 level.
- Construction Outlays Up, Miss. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;6/3/2014, pA01
9 April spending rose 0.2%, falling well short of forecasts for a 0.7% climb. But spending is up 8.6% annually, and March's gain was revised up to 0.6%. Private construction overall was flat in April, while public spending rose 0.8%. Private residential construction outlays rose just 0.1%, a...
- Good news buried in construction spending, says economist. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;5/5/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 18, p24
The article reports on the 1.3% increase in the nonresidential construction spending in the U.S. in March 2008 while the housing spending is down, according to chief economist for The Associated General Contractors of America (ACG) Inc. He added that he expects a slowdown in public spending but...
- Final federal funding bill boosts infrastructure investment. // Pit & Quarry;Feb2001, Vol. 93 Issue 8, p11
Focuses on the signing of the 2001 appropriations package by United States President Bill Clinton on December 21, 2000. Increase in the overall funding for the construction industry; Significance of the measure to the construction industry.
- Construction Spending Down 0.6% in August. Glazier, Kyle // Bond Buyer;10/2/2012, Vol. 382 Issue 33790, p2
The article informs that according to reportsd the spending in the U.S. on construction works has decreased by 0.6 percent in August 2012.
- UK 2014 Budget boost for housing and infrastructure developments. // Construction Europe;Apr2014, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p6
The article reports on the 2014 Budget of the British government which outlines the investments that impact the construction industry.
- Pump primed Asia. Sutherland, Fiona // International Construction;Dec2001, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p15
Assesses the impact of government spending increase on the construction industry in Asia. Reason of the government on increasing public spending; Importance of foreign investments on improving the economy; Prediction on the expansion of the exports in Vietnam following the signing of the...