As 2017 progresses, contractors’ pricing decisions will become increasingly challenging. The desire to maintain pipeline stability will battle head-to-head with concern over rising input costs. Distinct demand trends have been witnessed within segments of the market, and contractors have reacted accordingly. A two speed contracting market appears to have developed and differences are expected to become more pronounced as 2017 progresses.
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