Washington, DC, December 2, 2021—In the week ending November 27, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 222,000, an increase of 28,000 from the previous week's revised level, according to the Department of Labor.
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Pittsburgh, PA, December 2, 2021-- The University of Pittsburgh’s Kurt Beschorner and Tevis Jacobs will use an award from the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) to measure roughness of floor surfaces on the smallest scales ever measured.
Washington, DC, December 1, 2021-Construction spending during October 2021 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,598.0 billion, 0.2% above the revised September estimate of $1,594.8 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Woodbury, NY, December 1, 2021-Stanton Carpet Corporation announces the introduction of the Vanguard Rigid and Vanguard Flex Collections, the company’s first commercial LVT collection.
Tempe, AZ, December 1, 2021-The November Manufacturing Purchasing Manager Index (PMI) registered 61.1%, an increase of 0.3 percentage point from the October reading of 60.8%, according to the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.
Washington, DC, December 1, 2021-Mortgage applications decreased 7.2% from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 26, 2021.
New York, NY, December 1, 2021-Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Agency have announced that the 2022 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition is now open for entries.
Roseland, NJ, December 1, 2021-Private sector employment increased by 534,000 jobs from October to November, according to the November ADP National Employment Report.
New York, NY, November 30, 2021-Home prices made a 19.5% annual gain in September, down from 19.8% in the previous month, the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported.
Fort Lee, NJ, November 30, 2021- Due to continued increases in raw materials, international transportation, labor, and other related costs, Couristan announced a price increase, effective December 1.