Tagged: construction

U.S. Building Permits Soar To Highest Level In Nearly Eight Years


The stop-and-go nature of the rebound, which has been exacerbated by the inclement weather that brought construction to a near standstill at the start of the year, masks a steady recovery in the industry at the center of the past recession. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Strong Pickup Truck Sales Boosted U.S. Autos In May


Construction workers and oil drillers bought more pickup trucks to meet growing demand for their services, a trend that major automakers expect to persist throughout the year. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Housing Starts In U.S. Climb As Building Permits Pick Up


New U.S. home construction rose in February and building permits climbed to the highest level in almost five years, adding to signs of progress in the housing market that’s helping boost the economy. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE