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Prices of major building materials continue to rise in August as contractors struggle to get these products delivered on time

Construction officials call for immediate removal of tariffs on major building materials, urge Congress and administration to take action to fix ‘all levels’ of supply chain The prices contractors pay for building materials continued to rise in August as many companies report difficulties getting these materials delivered on time, according to a analysis by the […]

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Prices of building materials on the rise despite falling timber prices

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its Producer Price Index report for August 2021. It showed prices for components and building materials rose 0.2% in the month, adjusted for seasonality. The building materials and components index was 19.0% above its level of the previous year. Aggregate prices of products processed for intermediate demand rose […]

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Blog: Managing Risk Throughout the Building Material Shortage

Blog: Managing Risk Throughout the Building Material Shortage Posted September 10, 2021 Eilidh Dobson Eilidh Dobson and Iain Drummond comment on the legal aspects of the continuing shortage of materials. It will be news to few that the construction industry is experiencing a severe shortage of key materials. The Construction Leadership Council first warned of […]

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Building Materials Industry Flooring Market To Hit 5.86% CAGR After COVID-19 Pandemic

Download a FREE sample report in one click! The report identifies the rapid growth of the global construction industry as one of the major growth factors of the market. The main contribution to this growth came from the residential sector, as investments Europe are constantly increasing. However, the rise in commodity prices is one of […]

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Steelmakers and ABAD at odds over prices for building materials

ISLAMABAD: While the construction industry is represented by the Association of Builders and Developers of Pakistan (ABAD) calls on the government to take action against cement manufacturers and steelmakers for raising the prices of their products, the The steel industry has rejected claims saying that it is the builders who have raised the prices of […]

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Shortage of building materials and climate change: trade at daggers drawn in wood supply

It’s no secret that construction activity resumes in 2021 (home improvement projects have jumped during containment in the UK and abroad) resulted in a shortage of building materials and an increase in prices. Earlier this year global logistics issues and widespread demand particularly affected lumber supplies. The continuing shortage of wood is indicative not only […]

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Israel allows entry of construction materials into Gaza without exchange of prisoners

For the first time since cease-fire between Israel and the Hamas movement took effect on May 21, Israel allowed the entry of construction materials to the private sector in the Gaza Strip. Israel had demanded the release of four Israelis detained by Hamas in Gaza before authorizing the reconstruction of the besieged enclave. The Gaza […]

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Carlisle Construction Materials acquires Henry Company | SprayFoam News

CARLISLE, Pennsylvania – SEPTEMBER 2, 2021 – Carlisle Construction Materials is delighted to announce that Henry Company is the newest addition to the CCM family of brands. The acquisition of Henry, a leading supplier of energy efficient roofing, waterproofing and air / vapor barrier products, will help strengthen CCM’s position as a leading supplier of […]

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Podcast explores renewable and biodegradable building materials

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – The latest episode of the Growing Impact podcast characteristics Benay Gürsoy Toykoç, assistant professor of architecture at Penn State. In the episode, the College of Arts and Architecture researcher discusses her seed grant project which seeks to use mycelium, the root structure of fungi, as a renewable, biodegradable building material with […]

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Podcast explores renewable and biodegradable building materials

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – The latest episode of the Growing Impact podcast characteristics Benay Gürsoy Toykoç, assistant professor of architecture at Penn State. In the episode, the College of Arts and Architecture researcher discusses her seed grant project which seeks to use mycelium, the root structure of fungi, as a renewable, biodegradable building material with […]