Month: October 2017

Diesel, Lumber, And The State Of Staffing – October 31, 2017

The weekly changes in the price of diesel and lumber give a quick snapshot into the state of staffing in the construction and distribution industries.   Diesel Price Tracker National Average Price Per Gallon: $2.819 The national average price of diesel rose by $0.022 compared to last week. Oil production in the Gulf Coast region …

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Green Construction Surges Ahead

In a previous article I touched on how researchers are working on making coal-ash a green building material of the future. But there are other exciting developments in the green construction movement. Both construction firms and home-buyers are reaping substantial rewards. It’s been well-documented that many buyers attach a higher price-point to green homes. According …

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Diesel, Lumber, And The State Of Staffing – October 17, 2017

The weekly changes in the price of diesel and lumber give a quick snapshot into the state of staffing in the construction and distribution industries.   Diesel Price Tracker National Average Price Per Gallon: $2.787 Both domestic and international forces are pushing up the price of diesel. The U.S. oil rig count fell for a …

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Diesel, Lumber, And The State Of Staffing – October 10, 2017

Weekly changes in the prices of diesel and lumber give a quick snapshot into the state of staffing in the construction and distribution industries.   Diesel Price Tracker National Average Price Per Gallon: $2.776 The price of diesel dropped this week. But crude oil prices overall have been volatile. Traders are still trying to assess …

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