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Research Simplifies, Economizes Precast Spandrel Reinforcement Requirements

A series of PCI-sponsored torsion tests on precast spandrel beams has netted alternatives to current design procedures that economize production through lower material costs (approximately 30 percent less web steel) and significantly decreased labor (about 50 percent less time to tie the steel cage)

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Mobilegreen Precast Deal Positions Spancrete In Underserved Markets

Spancrete has acquired the industry’s first operator of its kind, MobileGreen Precast LLC, whose model of developing temporary plants near a project yields environmental benefits and construction savings by reducing transportation requirements and fuel consumption

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Epa Grants Stimulate Diesel Engine Retrofits, Exhaust Upgrades

With an infusion of American Investment & Recovery Act of 2009 funds, the EPA is accepting through April 28 online applications for grants to retrofit on- or off-highway vehicle, heavy-duty diesel engines at www.epa.gov/otaq/eparecovery/index.htm

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