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October 21, 2021
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Nonresidential Construction Spending Dips in August, Says ABC
Gap between Increases in Material Costs & Bid Prices Shrinks, but Still Immense
Nonresidential Construction Employment Rises Slightly in September, Includes Specialty Trade Category
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Stiles’ Manufacturing Solutions Seminar Returns to In-Person for the First Time since 2019
Roseburg Completes Purchase of 30,000 Acres of Southern US Timberland
Are You Making Decisions that You Pay Your Employees to Make?
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