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Agc Challenges Administration's Project Labor Agreement Affinity

AGC is asking the U.S. Department of Labor to justify its requirement of a project labor agreement (PLA) for a $10 million Job Corps Center in Manchester, N.H., contending the decision effectively shuts out a majority of local contractors

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New Astm Standard Defines Rapid Hardening Hydraulic Cements

The recently approved ASTM C1600/C1600M, Specification for Rapid Hardening Hydraulic Cement, covers materials used in applications where reduced cementitious contents are desired or early service is needed, including paving, construction, stucco, mortar and block

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Acaa Addresses Epa Panic On Fly Ash Designation, Handling

Citing a new administration and the December 2008 spill of 5.4 million cu. yd. of fly ash from a Tennessee Valley Authority impoundment as reasons for recent Environmental Protection Agency actions regarding coal combustion byproducts regulations, ACAA Executive Director Tom Adams assesses such products, including fly ash, flue gas desulfurization materials, bottom ash and boiler slag, in a new white paper

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