the construction sector is one of the most rewarding fields one can choose. As the new CEO of Doka USA, it is a great honour to lead the fantastic team of experts we have, all of whom are ready to serve you. Although I am new to the United States, I have served Doka since 2010, having held leadership positions managing Portugal/Spain, as well as the UK/Ireland. Seeing the amazing plans that come in our offices across the United States for the challenging projects our customers work on is simply exciting. Great organizations are made up of great people and our vision at Doka is to be your preferred supplier. Key to achieving this goal is ensuring that Doka is a great place to work and we continue sustainable growth to meet your needs. As our teams grow, so does our continual re-commitment to learning from our customers and responding to your needs. I encourage you to share your ideas with all of us today!.
U.S. construction spending rose a solid 1 percent in February, led by a strong gain in spending on government projects, which hit an all-time high. The February increase followed an even larger 2.5 percent gain in January and a slight.0.2 percent rise in December, the Commerce Department reported Monday. The gains pushed total construction to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.32 trillion, the highest level since May.