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Construction starts tumble 9% in August

ConDig (20-Sept–21).  US construction starts dropped 9% month on month in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $782.8 billion, according to latest figures from Dodge Data & Analytics. The fall comes as all three sectors…


House builders slam tax hike plan

ConDig (9-Sept-21). Leaders of the US homebuilding industry have heavily criticized plans by House Democrats to raise marginal tax rates on individuals and corporations. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) said the raft of…


Construction costs edge lower in Sept

ConDig (10-Sept-20).  US construction input prices dipped 0.6% in August compared with the month prior, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The association said that analysis of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics’…



US construction starts dip 7% in June

ConDig (21-Jul–21).  US construction starts tumbled 7% in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $8863.6 billion amid a slowdown across all three major sects, according to latest figures from Dodge Data & Analytics. …




OSHA fines Bronx scaffolder after fatal fall

ConDig (21-June-21).  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined a Bronx-based scaffolding company $300,370 after a 21-year-old laborer fell to his death during construction of a seven-story building in Brooklyn, New York. The…