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New Orleans Tops Fastest-Growing Cities List

Citing new Census Bureau figures, Associated General Contractors of America reports that New Orleans, in continuing recovery from Hurricane Katrina three years ago, was the fastest-growing large city (100,000-plus residents) between July 2006-07, when the population rose 13.8 percent

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Diamonds In The Rough

Detroit has seen better than its current economic cycle, but thanks to two companies entrenched in Michigan, the city has landed a potential one-two punch

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Drum Cleaning, Lock/Tag, And Backing Accident-Prevention Training Programs

Among three new safety-training programs the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) has released, the Backing Accident Prevention Kit comprises a Powerpoint presentation on CD, training-documentation and accident-reporting forms, standard truck-mixer backing hand and arm signals (English and Spanish), and reference cards for contractors assisting in backing truck mixers on site

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Six-Pronged Solution Colors Ready Mixed

A developer and supplier of pigments, admixtures and fibers for the concrete industry, Interstar offers what the company terms a “fully integrated, one-stop solution” for all decorative coloring needs

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Nrmca Rolls Out Fleet Manager Certification

The inaugural National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Fleet Manager Certification Course will be offered Sept. 30-Oct. 3 in Silver Spring, Md., at the organization's Education Center.

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