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Consumer Prices Inched Up in June

Consumer Prices Inched Up in June

Washington, DC, July 12, 2018—The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.1% in June on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.2% in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

Construction Costs Rose in June, In Part Driven by Tariffs

Construction Costs Rose in June, In Part Driven by Tariffs

Arlington, VA, July 12, 2018—Construction costs accelerated again in June, with steep increases for a wide range of building and road construction materials as tariffs against foreign goods come into effect, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new Labor Department data.

Creative Materials Corporation Celebrating 25 Years

Creative Materials Corporation Celebrating 25 Years

Albany, NY, July 12, 2018—Creative Materials Corporation, a supplier of tile, brick, stone, paver systems, and other related building materials for the commercial construction industry, is celebrating 25 years of serving architecture firms, developers, and corporate multi-unit brands.

Wood Pulp Prices Rose Worldwide in Q1

Wood Pulp Prices Rose Worldwide in Q1

Seattle, WA, July 12, 2018—Strong pulp markets and record high prices for both softwood and hardwood market pulp resulted in upward price pressures on wood fiber throughout the world in the Q1 2018, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly.