Welcome to our sixth Substack Weblog that focuses on development prices. Engineering Information File (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 situation of Engineering Information-File 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 instances a 12 months. Historic information was pulled from microfiche copies of the journal obtained from the New York Public Library. ENR journal is simply a small portion of the merchandise provided by Engineer Information File and we advocate readers, notably these with an curiosity in engineering and development, take the time to view the ENR web site to be taught extra at…
After 10 months of stabilization, Corrugated Metal Pipe costs have “popped” to a brand new excessive this month with the 12-nonth price of change rising to +4.57%.
Ductile Iron Pipe costs proceed to climb increased this 12 months. Over the previous twelve months worth are up +24.19%.
Bolstered Concrete Pipe costs have continued their parabolic rise. Costs at the moment are up +36.59% because the similar time final 12 months.
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% because the similar time final 12 months.
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 file worth. Since this time final 12 months 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 12 months and +37.9% since April 2021.
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The Market’s Compass will publish choose ENR development information charts by way of The Market’s Compass Substack Weblog each two to 3 weeks when new information is obtainable.