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Builder Confidence Rises Four Points in June

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose four points in June to reach a level of 49 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). It remains one point shy of the threshold for what is considered good building conditions.

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Lehigh Hanson Recognized as a Top CIO Company

Lehigh Hanson Inc. was recognized by CIO magazine as one of the 2014 CIO 100 companies. The 27th annual award program honors organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).

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Construction Unemployment Lowest in Six Years

Residential and nonresidential construction firms added jobs in May, but thousands of highway construction jobs are at risk because of possible halt in federal transportation funding later this summer. 

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Rally for Roads Features NSSGA Members

NSSGA InfrastructureThe Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) Fly-In and third Rally for Roads was held June 11 in Washington, D.C., and featured numerous members of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA).

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Digital Innovation Slows Construction Forecast

Construction for the transportation industry is one of the few areas that continues to see solid growth, with 2014 predicted to grow 7 percent. Find out how other markets will fare.

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