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Proposed EPA Ozone Regulations Jeapordize Construction Employment

PCA estimates that the cement industry alone would have compliance costs and plant closures that could lead to the loss of nearly 900 jobs. Read more

Precast Pervious Concrete
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Precast Pervious Concrete

Percoa USA LLC has developed and patented precast pervious concrete. Read more

Navistar Introduces State-of-the-Art Vehicle Designed for Disaster Relief
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Navistar Introduces State-of-the-Art Vehicle Designed for Disaster Relief

Navistar, Inc. has partnered with Terranova GTS, LLC to showcase an International... Read more

Precast Concrete is a Highlight of new Stadium
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Precast Concrete is a Highlight of new Stadium

Precast Producer Clark Pacific manufactured 40 million pounds of precast concrete... Read more

Wheel Excavators Deliver Added Performance
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Wheel Excavators Deliver Added Performance

These new M318F and M320F Wheel Excavators can handle those special plant projects. Read more

EPA Announces Funding Availability to Clean Up Diesel Engines Nationwide
EPA Honors Winners of 2013 Campus RainWorks Challenge
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EPA Honors Winners of 2013 Campus RainWorks Challenge

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the four winners of its... Read more

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Protecting Streams and Wetlands

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) jointly released a proposed rule to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation’s water resources. The proposed rule will benefit businesses by increasing efficiency in determining coverage of the Clean Water Act. Read more

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Recognizing the Science Around Coal Ash, Finally

These positive indications come at an important time for our industry. Fly ash use in concrete was at its lowest level in 2013, for many decades. Coal power plant operators, uncertain of the EPA’s final ruling, weren’t interested in investing in fly ash beneficiating  operations. And some specifiers expressed concern about the potential liability on using fly ash as an ingredient in projects. Read more

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Coal Ash Association Applauds EPA Deadline for Finalizing Regulations

In a Consent Decree signed by all of the parties to a federal lawsuit that sought to compel a deadline for EPA, the Agency agreed to a December 19, 2014, deadline and continued to signal that its final regulation would be promulgated under the “non-hazardous” Subtitle D of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (“RCRA.”) Read more

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