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American Builders Network
American Institute of Architects
American Subcontractors Association
American Tool Companies, Inc.
Associated Builders and Contractors
Bobcat Co.
Building - Information on Canadian Building Industry
Business Insights: Essentials* - Building Materials
Business Insights: Essentials* - Construction
Case Corp.
Caterpillar Co.
Cement Americas - Global News
CNH Global N.V. - Case and New Holland Merger
The Concrete Connection - Directory for Concrete Products
Concrete Products - News
Construction Equipment - Products, Reviews, News
Construction Financial Management Association
Construction Industry Institute
FacilityManagement.com - Online Magazine
Fortune Brands
HVAC Portal
Institution of Civil Engineers
International Facilities Management Association
Masco Corp.
MasterPlumbers - Portal for Plumbing News
McGraw-Hill Construction - News, Analysis, Information
National Association of Homebuilders
New Holland N.V.
Pit and Quarry - News
Plant Maintenance Resource Center
Wall Street Journal - Business and Industry News
Waste Management, Inc.
Weyerhaeuser Company
Yahoo.com - Farm and Construction Machinery
Yahoo.com - General Contractors
Yahoo.com - Heavy Construction
Yahoo.com - Residential Construction

Industry Overviews*:

Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
Construction of Buildings
Construction, Nonresidental Buildings
Dance Studios, Schools, and Halls
Disinfecting and Pest Control Services
Fabricated Structural Metal
General Contractors - Industrial Buildings and Warehouses
General Contractors - Nonresidential Buildings, Other Than Industrial Buildings and Warehouses
General Contractors - Residential Buildings, Other Than Single-Family
Goods-Producing Industries
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
Hotels and Motels
Marine Cargo Handling
Operative Builders
Operators of Apartment Buildings
Operators of Dwellings Other Than Apartment Buildings
Operators of Nonresidential Buildings
Prefabricated Metal Buildings and Components
Prefabricated Wood Buildings and Components
Public Building and Related Furniture
Sheet Metal Work
Wrecking and Demolition Work

Reference Books:

Construction Safety Handbook: REF TH443 .M57
Fundamentals of Tool Design: REF TJ1185 .F875
Infrastructure Industries USA: REF HD 9506 .U5 A64


Aberdeen's Magazine of Masonry Construction: Business and Company Resource Center
Construction: Business Source Premier
Construction Bulletin: Business Source Premier
Construction Digest: Business Source Premier
Construction Equipment: Business and Company Resource Center
Construction Innovation: Business Source Premier
Construction Law and Business: Business Source Premier
Construction Management and Economics: Business Source Premier
Construction, Mining and Material Handling Equipment Industry Yearbook: Business Source Premier
Construction News: Business Source Premier
Constructioneer: Business Source Premier
Electrical Wholesaling: Business Source Premier
Facilities Design and Management: Business Source Premier
Glass Age and Window Construction: Business and Company Resource Center
International Construction: Business Source Premier
Journal of Construction Research: Business Source Premier
Journal of Housing and Community Development: Academic Search Premier
Journal of Housing Economics: AP Ideal - Academic Press
Journal of Light Construction: Business and Company Resource Center
Multi-housing News: Business Source Premier
Nonresidential Construction Industry Yearbook: Business Source Premier
Plumbing and Mechanical: Business and Company Resource Center
Residential Industry Yearbook: Business Source Premier


Architectural Services
BERR - Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform (UK)

Building Materials/Hardware/Home Center Stores
Census Bureau Manufacturing & Construction Statistics
Cleaning and Maintenance Supplies Distributors
Concrete Contractors
Construction Machinery
Dredging Contractors
Electrical Contractors
Electrical Supplies Distributor
Garage Door Retailers
General Construction Contractors
Heating and Air Conditioning Equipment Manufacturers
Highway and Street Construction Contractors
Home Builders and Residential Contractors

Insulated Wire and Cable
Lumber Production and Mill Stocks
Machine Tool Manufacturers
Minnesota Current Economic Indicators
Paint and Allied Products
Paint and Wallpaper Stores
Paint, Varnish and Lacquer
Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning Contractors
Plumbing and Heating Supplies Distributors
Refrigeration and Heating Equipment
Roofing, Siding and Sheet Metal Contractors
Window and Door Manufacturers
Wiring Devices and Supplies
Wood Floor Manufacturers
Wood Kitchen Manufacturers


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Last Update: November 10, 2016


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