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Ri's Consolidated Concrete Retools After $230K In Epa Fines, Runoff Remedies

EPA has announced a settlement with Consolidated Concrete Corp. whereby the East Providence, R.I., producer will pay a $55,000 fine to resolve Clean Water Act (CWA) violations and invest an estimated $178,000 on three Supplemental Environmental Projects

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Industry Groups Brace For 'Card Check' Clash

Within minutes of the re-introduction of the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA), or "card check,” legislation opponent CDW—whose members includes NRMCA, PCA, ICPI, NAHB, NMA and NSSGA--indicated the bill's Congressional support was already wavering and its stipulation to remove secret ballots from union representation votes would face significant roadblocks

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Energy Audits Net Dufferin Concrete Plant $10-$30K/Year In Potential Savings

In an exhaustive energy monitoring program designed to lower utility costs in both the short and long term, Canadian ready mixed producer Dufferin Concrete signed a multi-plant contract with Inventure Systems to track power surges and peak consumption, and determine whether the producer’s equipment requires modification or replacement

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