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Construction Materials Overview - November 2019

Posted: November 7, 2019 | Materials

The overall material composite index is flat compare to last year with few exceptions. Steel is stillup by 3% after gains of 16% last year.  Portland cememt is up considerably (20%) and is affecting all construction materials that use it.  Lumber is down 6%.  Inflation remains low, oil and petroleum products are trending lower but they can easily flucturate with the next internaional crisis.