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Double-Digit Inflation Pervades Construction

“Surging prices for diesel fuel, asphalt, steel and other materials are clobbering construction budgets," notes AGC Chief Economist Ken Simonson, responding to June Producer Price Index figures the Bureau of Labor Statistics released in mid-July

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Npca, Crsi-Backed Coalition Targets Trade Barriers Compounding Steel Price Spikes

NPCA, Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute, and American Institute of Steel Construction are among steel-user organizations supporting the new American Scrap Coalition, which calls on federal officials to address trade barriers that have helped fuel up to 100 percent price spikes year-to-date in finished-steel products

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