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Hurricane Update: Materials, Labor Still Tight
The 2006 hurricane season has begun, but last year's effects are still being felt.

By Marcia Jedd

June 5, 2006—Hurricane season 2006 has begun, but the construction industry has yet to put the effects of last year's catastrophe-ridden season behind it. Hurricanes Katrina and Rita ravaged communities throughout the Gulf Coast in August and September 2005, resulting in the largest national disaster in U.S. history. Direct and indirect results of the storms were bottlenecks in labor and materials all over the country. Some were already in short supply before the big hurricanes; ...  For more: News : Hurricanes & Tornadoes : Hurricane Update: Materials, Labor Still Tight :

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