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Builder Confidence: High Demand Offsets Higher Costs-For Now

Builder Confidence: High Demand Offsets Higher Costs-For Now

Posted: February 19, 2021 | Tradewinds

Strong buyer demand helped offset supply chain challenges and a surge in lumber prices as builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes inched up one point to 84 in February, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released February 17th.

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Soaring Prices And Delivery Delays For Lumber, Steel And Other Inputs Squeeze Finances For Construction Firms Already Burdened By Pandemic

Soaring Prices And Delivery Delays For Lumber, Steel And Other Inputs Squeeze Finances For Construction Firms Already Burdened By Pandemic

Posted: February 19, 2021 | Tradewinds

Association Officials Call for Removing Tariffs on Key Materials to Provide Immediate Relief for Hard-Hit Contractors and Exploring Ways to Expand Long-Term Capacity for Steel, Lumber and Other Materials

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New Immigration Bill Protects the Legal Status of more than 100,000 People in Dreamers and TPS Programs who work in Construction 

New Immigration Bill Protects the Legal Status of more than 100,000 People in Dreamers and TPS Programs who work in Construction 

Posted: February 19, 2021 | Tradewinds

Offering Undocumented Immigrants a Path to Legal Status Will Put an End to Unfair Competition and Labor Exploitation, But Bill Fails to Create a Construction Worker Visa Program, Has Other Flaws

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Monthly Construction Input Prices Surge 2.5% in January, Says ABC

Monthly Construction Input Prices Surge 2.5% in January, Says ABC

Posted: February 19, 2021 | Tradewinds

Construction input prices increased 2.5% in January 2021 compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data released February 17th. Nonresidential construction input prices rose 2.1% for the month.

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Vitro Architectural Glass renews Cradle to Cradle Certification

Vitro Architectural Glass renews Cradle to Cradle Certification

Posted: February 19, 2021 | Tradewinds

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced that its entire range of coated and uncoated architectural glasses has been renewed as Cradle to Cradle Certified™ by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute.

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