Construction MMI: Construction spending gains, pace of ABI growth slows

The Construction Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose by 3.3% for this month’s reading, as construction spending picked up in November. U.S. construction spending reached a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,625.9 billion in November, or up 0.4% from October, the Census Bureau reported. Furthermore, the November rate marked a 9.3% year-over-year increase. Meanwhile, through the…

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The Construction Monthly Metals Index (MMI) rose by 3.3% for this month’s reading, as construction spending picked up in November. U.S. construction spending reached a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,625.9 billion in November, or up 0.4% from October, the Census Bureau reported. Furthermore, the November rate marked a 9.3% year-over-year increase. Meanwhile, through the...

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Single-family housing starts slump in August

U.S. housing starts overall picked up in August, the Census Bureau reported this month. Request a 30-minute demo of the MetalMiner Insights platform now. Housing starts overall rise, but single-family starts drop Privately owned housing starts rose to …

U.S. housing starts overall picked up in August, the Census Bureau reported this month. Request a 30-minute demo of the MetalMiner Insights platform now. Housing starts overall rise, but single-family starts drop Privately owned housing starts rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,615,000. The August rate jumped by 3.9% from the previous month....

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This Morning in Metals: Construction inputs rise 24.2% over last year

This morning in metals news: construction inputs have jumped by 24.2% from May 2020-May 2021; the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Environment Committee released its first joint statement; and, lastly, the U.S. dollar has strengthened this…

This morning in metals news: construction inputs have jumped by 24.2% from May 2020-May 2021; the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Environment Committee released its first joint statement; and, lastly, the U.S. dollar has strengthened this week. Each month, MetalMiner hosts a webinar on a specific metals topic. Explore the upcoming webinars and sign up for...

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