Welcome to our sixth Substack Weblog that focuses on development prices. Engineering Information Report (ENR) historical past that may be traced again to 1874. The publication has its roots in two separate publications, Engineer & Surveyor and The Plumber and Sanitary Engineer. The primary problem of Engineering Information-Report was revealed on April 5, 1917. On January 1st, 1987, the acronym ENR was adopted because the title of the journal. The charts that comply with use information which are courtesy of ENR journal that’s revealed 26 occasions a yr. Historic information was pulled from microfiche copies of the journal obtained from the New York Public Library. ENR journal is just a small portion of the merchandise supplied by Engineer Information Report and we advocate readers, significantly these with an curiosity in engineering and development, take the time to view the ENR web site to study extra at…
After 10 months of stabilization, Corrugated Metal Pipe costs have “popped” to a brand new excessive this month with the 12-nonth fee of change rising to +4.57%.
Ductile Iron Pipe costs proceed to climb larger this yr. Over the previous twelve months worth are up +24.19%.
Strengthened Concrete Pipe costs have continued their parabolic rise. Costs at the moment are up +36.59% for the reason that similar time final yr.
The sharp rise in PVC Pipe costs has continued unabated. Over the previous 12 months costs are up +29.15%
Copper Water Tubing has reached the best worth stage in 28 years and though the speed of change has begun to sluggish, they’re nonetheless up +20.97% for the reason that similar time final yr.
The rise in Stainless Metal Sheet costs have begun to sluggish however it’s nonetheless nonetheless up +25.47% over the previous twelve months.
The ENR 20-Metropolis Common Value of 6” I Beams has reached one other document worth. Since this time final yr costs are up +25.97%.
Re Bar costs fell barely this month however contemplating the rise from March of 2021 we’d classify the drop as de minimis with Re Bar costs nonetheless up +20.05% over the previous twelve months.
Aluminum Sheet costs are up +23.25% since this time final yr and +37.9% since April 2021.
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The Market’s Compass will publish choose ENR development information charts through The Market’s Compass Substack Weblog each two to a few weeks when new information is obtainable.