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Daily Archives: February 21, 2014

21
Feb
2014

Severe weather discouraging for the construction industry

  Although the economy is improving and there are positive prospects for the construction industry, the bad winter weather takes its toll. Two months in a row now results are weaker in the field. In December 2013, the stats fell by 4.8%. In January 2014, it’s even worse – construction is down 16%. The most read more »




21
Feb
2014

Cold Weather Freezes Out January Truck Tonnage

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The snow and ice managed to disrupt the trucking business, as it did with many areas of U.S. economy. 4.3% is the decrease of the American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index. It was down 0.8% in December 2013 as well. The index is calculated on the basis of surveys with ATA members.  The tonnage read more »