Economist links construction materials' upward pricing to harsh winter
- Published: Wednesday, 28 May 2014 10:42
- Written by Concrete News
Source: Associated Builders & Contractors, Washington, D.C.
Through April, concrete products and iron & steel prices were up 3.4 percent and 3.2 percent year over year, while overall construction materials prices rose 1.5 percent against the first four months of 2013, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s mid-May Producer Price Index.