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Dodge Momentum Index Up Slightly

The Dodge Momentum Index increased 0.5 percent in March to 145.5 (2000=100) from the revised February reading of 144.8. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data & Analytics, is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year. 

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Granite Named One of World's Most Ethical Companies

Granite Construction Inc. has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies.

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Peckham Holds Safety Days Event

Peckham Industries held its Safety Days on March 12-14, at its Pleasant Valley Quarry, Pleasant Valley, N.Y.

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Construction Spending Ticks Up; Highway Construction Rises

Construction spending during February 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,320.3 billion, 1.0 percent (±0.8 percent) above the revised January estimate of $1,307.3 billion. The February figure is 1.1 percent (±1.5 percent) above the February 2018 estimate of $1,305.5 billion. 

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