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A Finite Amount of Sand

A Finite Amount of Sand

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Did you know that there are basically two types of sand? First, there’s water-swept sand. This is the sand you find near rivers, lakes, and beaches. And there’s wind-swept sand. You’ll find wind-swept sand in deserts. For years, water-swept sand has been used to make concrete because of its grittiness.  … Read More

NEW STEEL & ALUMINUM TARIFFS WILL HURT CONSTRUCTION FIRMS

NEW STEEL & ALUMINUM TARIFFS WILL HURT CONSTRUCTION FIRMS

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Independent Studies Suggest the Construction Industry Could Lose Nearly 30,000 Jobs as a Result of Administration’s New Tariffs as Many Firms Will be Forced to Absorb Increased Costs 
The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, released the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s  … Read More

Build with Strength Stands with Those Impacted by Southern California’s Destructive Wildfires

Build with Strength Stands with Those Impacted by Southern California’s Destructive Wildfires

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Coalition Calls for Safe Communities and Smart Solutions
Silver Spring, MD – Build with Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association consisting of fire service professionals, community organizations, architects, engineers and industry experts committed to enacting safer and more sustainable building standards, issued the following statement in the  … Read More



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