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Stimulus Fund Delays Underpin Industry's 22 Percent Decline For 2009

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) will have minimal impact on cement consumption and concrete output this year, owing to bureaucratic delays in releasing stimulus highway project funds and long lags between outlays and construction

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Osha Cites Crane Overload, Shutdown Device Absence In Prestressed Handling

Alleging operation of overhead cranes beyond their rated load capacity, and models lacking safety devices to prevent automatic, post-power failure restart, OSHA has proposed $65,800 in penalties for precast/prestressed concrete producer Schuylkill Products Inc., Cressona, Pa

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