The Metal Construction Association (MCA) recently released a report identifying 11 factors driving the nonresidential construction industry, based on data analysis, surveys, and interviews with industry leaders.
A recent report by the Portland Cement Association (PCA) indicated cement consumption among developed economies increased by more than 9 million tons in 2014 and 2015. PCA predicts cement consumption will continue to grow throughout this year and into 2016, but at a slower rate.
The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) Consultative Council is seeking input from building professionals in preparation of its 2015 report to the U.S. president. Each year, the council develops a report called “Moving Forward: Findings and Recommendations from the Consultative Council.”