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Pca's Sullivan Darkens Already Gloomy U.S. Powder Forecast; Gauges Stimulus Impact

Armed with an overall forecast even more pessimistic than that of President Obama's top advisers, PCA Chief Economist Edward Sullivan offered a near-term outlook even more depressed than his original 2009 forecast released late last year

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Pca Economist Tells House Cement Industry Can Handle Aggressive Infrastructure Stimulus

Edward Sullivan, PCA's chief economist, testified on Jan. 22 before the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that the nation's cement industry has more than enough supply potential to feed even the most optimistic infrastructure spending program that might encompass road and highways, bridges and dams, schools and other public buildings, and sewer and water treatment projects

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Osha Eyes $76K In Fines For MassachusettsÌ Flagg-Palmer Precast

Following an OSHA Springfield Area Office inspection prompted by employee complaints, Flagg-Palmer Precast Inc. faces a total of $76,900 in proposed fines for 35 alleged repeat, serious and other than serious violations of workplace health and safety standards at its Oxford, Mass., plant

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