Building Materials

NRMCA to Congress: Chop Down Timber Innovation Act
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NRMCA to Congress: Chop Down Timber Innovation Act

The bill will give the wood industry a market share advantage above all others in... More

2016 Influencer: Jereme Montgomery
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2016 Influencer: Jereme Montgomery

Montgomery enjoys interacting the students. In fall 2016, he taught an... More

The Fight for Mid-rise Construction
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The Fight for Mid-rise Construction

The concrete industry has launched initiatives to recoup lost market share. More

Several Tall Wood Buildings Underway Despite Fire Concerns
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Several Tall Wood Buildings Underway Despite Fire Concerns

Despite concerns over the fire safety of tall wood buildings, several CLT (... More

Do They Really Want to Replace Concrete with Bones?
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Do They Really Want to Replace Concrete with Bones?

A group of researchers is studying the use of 'green' materials that could be just... More

ZipFast Reusable Dust Barrier from ZipWall
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ZipFast Reusable Dust Barrier from ZipWall

Now there’s a greener alternative to disposable plastic sheeting. More

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CEMEX, Holcim Close Series of Transactions In Europe

As part of these transactions, CEMEX paid €45 million in cash to Holcim. CEMEX expects a recurring improvement in its EBITDA, including synergies, of about US$20 to US$30 million. More

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HeidelbergCement to Sell its North American, UK Building Products Business

The company has entered into a definitive agreement with an American affiliate of Lone Star Funds. More

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Vulcan Materials Chairman to Take New Role

Donald M. James, Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors will retire from employment and transition to Non-Executive Chairman. More

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Klaus-Alexander Rieder, Kumar Ranganathan Win 2014 Grace Award for Technical Excellence

They have received the honor for their development of STRUX – a series of novel synthetic macro fibers for reinforcing concrete. More

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