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Consumer prices eased in September for the third-straight month as declines in energy prices partly offset increases in food and shelter indexes.

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As recession and joblessness loom, new skills training for workers is crucial, said the head of the Home Builders Institute (HBI), a provider of...

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Epicor announced it has acquired eFlex Systems, a provider of cloud-based manufacturing execution system, called MES, technologies.

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NFC and SBCA members raised a considerable amount of money this year to benefit Operation Finally Home, an organization that provides mortgage-free...

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Big C Lumber, headquartered in Granger, Indiana, has acquired Delton Pole Building Supply Co. of Delton, Michigan, according to Alan Town, director...

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Looking beyond the current housing market downturn, the prospects for single-family home construction appear bright, according to Jordan Rappaport,...

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BlueLinx Holdings has acquired Vandermeer Forest Products, a privately-held wholesale distributor of building products, for $67 million.

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John Burns Real Estate Consulting reports that windows and concrete are contributing the most to residential construction project delays. 

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Time and time again, I have witnessed too many companies spending millions on capital investments to achieve marginal improvements while others...

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Private residential construction spending declined 0.9% in August, as single-family construction spending slid amid surging mortgage rates.

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Damage caused by Hurricane Ian’s massive storm surge, flooding and winds will require skilled workers to help the state of Florida rebuild.

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Hurricane Ian made landfall last week in South Florida, as a category 4 hurricane, bringing estimated wind speeds of 145 mph and devastating...

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