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  • Concrete Pumping Dollars Lost to Wood

    Consider this scenario. A typical 200,000 square foot apartment building using concrete-framed construction consumes 7,000 cubic yards of concrete. However, when the same building is now replaced with wood framing, the amount of concrete falls to 2,000 cubic yards. That's a loss of $500,000 for a...