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- Construction Spending Increases 0.6% in July. // Bond Buyer;9/4/2013, Vol. 385 Issue 33973, p2
The article focuses on the report of the U.S. Commerce Department, Which found that the public construction spending in the U.S. has been raised by 0.6 percent as of July 2013.
- A project worth protecting. Willock, Rob // Contract Journal;8/25/2004, Vol. 425 Issue 6490, p40
Comments on the government procurement initiative ProCure 21 and its implications for the construction industry in Great Britain. Significance of ProCure 21; Advantages of the initiative to the industry.
- Eye on the Blog. // Pit & Quarry;Jun2009, Vol. 101 Issue 12, p6
The article reports on the increase of the U.S. construction spending in April 2009. According to the Commerce Department, spending on construction projects increased by 0.8 percent in April from March which is considered as the biggest increase since August 2008. However, spending on public...
- School Building Costs Dip. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;9/6/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32460, p27
The article reports on the decrease of the cost of the construction spending of school buildings in Indiana. The cost for the construction of new schools dropped to 40.4 percent which is still higher from the average of the national spending for 2005. It was reported that the state spent $ 162...
- Construction Outlays Set Record in March. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;5/4/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31876, p2
Reports on the increase in public construction spending in the U.S. Estimate of total construction spending; Percentage increase in public construction for the month of March.
- June Construction Spending Hits Record $1.217 Trillion. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;8/2/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32436, p2
The article discusses U.S. Commerce Department data that reveals that spending on construction projects escalated 0.3% to an all-time high seasonally adjusted yearly rate of $1.217 trillion in June 2006. Both private and public construction demonstrated gains. The June hike was a little higher...
- CHINA CONSTRUCTION ON THE RISE. // Rock Products;Jun2009, Vol. 112 Issue 6, p4
The article looks at the construction expenditure trend of the Chinese government based on a 2009 study made by the Freedonia Group Inc., an industry research firm based in Cleveland, Ohio. It cites a rise in government spending in the construction industry for residential and nonresidential...
- July Construction Spending Slips 0.9%. Glazier, Kyle // Bond Buyer;9/4/2012, Vol. 121 Issue 33775, p1
The article presents information on the decrease in construction spending in Washington, D.C. by 0.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted estimated annual rate of 834.4 billion U.S. dollars in July 2012. Spending on private construction was down 1.2 percent to an estimated rate of 558.7 billion U.S....
- Economic Growth: Capital Investment - Outlook. // Ireland Country Monitor;Mar2012, p8
The article offers outlook for the capital investment in Ireland. It is forecasted that the investment will contract in 2011 and remain in 2012, but at a slower rate than in 2010. It is expected that improvements in demand levels and credit conditions will help investment but not enough to...