Steel costs highest ever; lumber does nosedive

by Becky Gillette

Published: August 24,2009

Tags: construction material costs, lumber, steel

There is good and bad news regarding construction material costs. Lumber costs are the lowest seen in a very long time; however, the price of steel is at an all-time high.   The high cost of steel, a lot of which is imported, is linked to strong activity in the commercial building sector, said Bob […]

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