Tag: us construction

  • “Americans react to softwood lumber dispute”

    The U.S. National Association of Home Builders says duties or volume caps on imported lumber will raise the price of lumber, adding more than $1,300 to the cost of a new single family home, according to Metroland Media Monday. “ “We feel strongly that Canada should have had a more aggressive stance early on in […]

  • US Residential Construction Employement

    There was solid job growth for home builders and remodelers in March, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Friday. The residential construction industry added 9,100 jobs for the month on a seasonally adjusted basis, 3,100 working for builders and 6,000 residential specialty trade contractors.   Construction Employment, US Total consgtruction industry employment […]