Estimating http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6606/more en Construction Materials Prices Increase Between December and January http://ecmweb.com/contractor/construction-materials-prices-increase-between-december-and-january <div class="node-body article-body">The producer price index for all construction inputs rose 0.7% between December and January and is now up 1.3% compared to 12 months ago</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/construction-materials-prices-increase-between-december-and-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/construction-materials-prices-increase-between-december-and-january#comments Estimating Contractor Wed, 20 Feb 2013 17:00:00 +0000 27161 at http://ecmweb.com Construction Materials Prices Post Rare Year-Over-Year Dip in July http://ecmweb.com/contractor/construction-materials-prices-post-rare-year-over-year-dip-july <div class="node-body article-body">Increases in diesel and steel prices since mid-july may renew squeeze on contractors, association warns; officials cCall for prompt passage of funding bills to let taxpayers benefit from lull in price increases</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/construction-materials-prices-post-rare-year-over-year-dip-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/construction-materials-prices-post-rare-year-over-year-dip-july#comments Estimating Contractor Wed, 15 Aug 2012 18:29:00 +0000 18391 at http://ecmweb.com Construction Materials Prices Slip for Second Consecutive Month in June http://ecmweb.com/contractor/construction-materials-prices-slip-second-consecutive-month-june <div class="node-body article-body">The amount contractors pay for a range of key construction materials decreased for the second consecutive month in June and inched up by just 0.5% from a year earlier, according to an analysis of producer price index figures released today by the Associated General Contractors of America</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/construction-materials-prices-slip-second-consecutive-month-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/construction-materials-prices-slip-second-consecutive-month-june#comments Estimating Contractor Fri, 13 Jul 2012 16:59:00 +0000 17321 at http://ecmweb.com Construction Materials Prices Drop in May http://ecmweb.com/estimating/construction-materials-prices-drop-may <div class="node-body article-body">The amount contractors pay for a range of key construction materials edged down 0.3% in May and climbed by only 2.3% from a year earlier, according to an analysis of producer price index figures released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Meanwhile, the amount contractors charge to construct projects remained largely flat for the month and is up only between 3.1% and 4.3% for the year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/estimating/construction-materials-prices-drop-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/estimating/construction-materials-prices-drop-may#comments Business Management Estimating Thu, 14 Jun 2012 15:39:00 +0000 16301 at http://ecmweb.com Reed Construction Data Reports Construction Materials Prices Rise Moderately in April http://ecmweb.com/contractor/reed-construction-data-reports-construction-materials-prices-rise-moderately-april <div class="node-body article-body">Using data from the U.S. Bureua of Labor Statistics, Reed Construction Data reports on materials prices in April. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/reed-construction-data-reports-construction-materials-prices-rise-moderately-april" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/reed-construction-data-reports-construction-materials-prices-rise-moderately-april#comments Business Management Estimating Contractor Thu, 07 Jun 2012 16:19:00 +0000 16091 at http://ecmweb.com Understanding the Estimating Process — Part 12 http://ecmweb.com/basics/understanding-estimating-process-part-12 <div class="field-byline"> Linda Candels, Candels Consulting </div> <div class="field-deck"> Final steps in wrapping up your bid </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Final steps in wrapping up your bid</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/basics/understanding-estimating-process-part-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/basics/understanding-estimating-process-part-12#comments Basics Estimating content Contractor Wed, 21 Dec 2011 18:27:00 +0000 8203 at http://ecmweb.com Understanding the Estimating Process — Part 11 of 12 http://ecmweb.com/estimating/understanding-estimating-process-part-11-12 <div class="field-byline"> Linda Candels, Candels Consulting </div> <div class="field-deck"> Submitting your bid </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Submitting your bid</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/estimating/understanding-estimating-process-part-11-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/estimating/understanding-estimating-process-part-11-12#comments Basics Estimating Contractor Tue, 22 Nov 2011 20:32:00 +0000 12260 at http://ecmweb.com Understanding the Estimating Process — Part 10 of 12 http://ecmweb.com/estimating/understanding-estimating-process-part-10-12 <div class="field-byline"> Linda Candels, Candels Consulting </div> <div class="field-deck"> Preparing your proposal letter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Preparing your proposal letter</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/estimating/understanding-estimating-process-part-10-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/estimating/understanding-estimating-process-part-10-12#comments Basics Estimating Contractor Fri, 21 Oct 2011 17:53:00 +0000 5070 at http://ecmweb.com Understanding the Estimating Process — Part 9 of 12 http://ecmweb.com/estimating/understanding-estimating-process-part-9-12 <div class="field-byline"> Linda Candels, Candels Consulting </div> <div class="field-deck"> Getting closer to your proposal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Getting closer to your proposal</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/estimating/understanding-estimating-process-part-9-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/estimating/understanding-estimating-process-part-9-12#comments Basics Estimating Contractor Wed, 21 Sep 2011 16:46:00 +0000 11204 at http://ecmweb.com Understanding the Estimating Process — Part 8 of 12 http://ecmweb.com/estimating/understanding-estimating-process-part-8-12 <div class="field-byline"> Linda Candels, Candels Consulting </div> <div class="field-deck"> What happens after the take-off </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What happens after the take-off</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/estimating/understanding-estimating-process-part-8-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/estimating/understanding-estimating-process-part-8-12#comments Basics Estimating Contractor Fri, 19 Aug 2011 19:45:00 +0000 4508 at http://ecmweb.com