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Certification, Distributor, Social Media Courses Anchor Expanded Hardscape Na Show

Shifting from prior years’ winter schedules, the 2010 Hardscape North America, October 28–30, will feature 85-plus education sessions and workshops, plus a tradeshow with 100-plus exhibitors promoting pavers, segmental retaining wall units, and related tools

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Lowe's Official To Keynote Inaugural Necma Masonry, Hardscape Gathering

The 1st Annual NECMA Education Day & Tradeshow will feature a Lowe’s Corp. representative discussing the significant role of concrete masonry in the home-improvement retailing giant’s energy-efficiency and LEED requirements for new store construction

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Epa Attaches Enthusiastic Cost-Benefit To Stringent Cement Plant Emissions Rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates the cement industry will incur $926 million–$950 million annually to comply with new rules limiting emissions and particulate matter from kilns, contending scrubber and related pollution-control investments will net $6.7 billion to $18 billion in “public health benefits

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Sierra Club Surrogate: EPA Cement Rule Helps Create, Preserve Jobs

In a press release hailing EPA's final NESHAP [National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants] Portland Cement rule, environmental activist Earthjustice observes, “Modernizing older cement kilns with technologies such as scrubbers and activated carbon injection will help to create more jobs for the cement industry

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