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Signals and Signposts

The current and future economy, trends in design and construction, political influence – sometimes we have something to say about topics which may be signs of things to come.

The producer price index (PPI) for final demand in April, not seasonally adjusted, rose 0.1% from March and 2.6% year-over-year (y/y) from April 2017, the Bureau of Labor...
Based on recently released data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. construction industry bounced back in April, adding 17,000 net new jobs, according to an...
With a real worker shortage today and with researched projections that say the amount of annual construction put in place will almost double by 2040, a critical strategic question...
There is little question that drones are already changing the way we live. If retailers like Walmart and Amazon have their way, the change will accelerate over the next few years...
Editor’s note: Construction Citizen is proud to partner with AGC America to bring you AGC Chief Economist Ken Simonson's Data DIGest. Check back each week to get Ken's...
Candace Hernandez writes about the latest leading indicators and industry issues for Houston-area clients of FMI.
As technology makes inroads onto the jobsite, it is time to find ways to identify and track workers on the site as a matter of life safety and security, and Disney has taken that...
Nonfarm payroll employment in March increased by 103,000, seasonally adjusted, from February and by 2,261,000 (1.5%) year-over-year (y/y) since March 2017, the Bureau of Labor...
Construction spending totaled $1.273 trillion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate in February, up 0.1% from the upwardly revised January rate and up 3.0% from February 2017, the...