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Lafarge Canada Builds A Better Website

Launched in conjunction with the Construct Canada show in Toronto, the www.buildingbettercities.ca website offers customers and stakeholders rich content to understand the complete range of building solutions from Lafarge Canada Inc., the country’s largest construction materials producer.

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Housing Activity Drives Hardie’s $135 Million In Fiber Cement Plant Outlays

Pointing to U.S. home building market improvement, management of Dublin-based James Hardie Industries Plc confirms in recent investor guidance progress on new machinery installations at three operations specializing in the company’s flagship Hardie-Plank and other fiber cement siding products.

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Titan Concrete first East Coast player with EPD for ready mixed

Officials at Titan Concrete announced late last year their company is the first ready mixed producer in the state of Florida and second in the United States to produce environmental product declarations (EPDs) using the Product Category Rules (PCR) of the University of Washington/College of the Built Environment-hosted Carbon Leadership Forum.

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Angelus Block Publishes First Epd For Domestically Molded Concrete Masonry

Prepared with an eye toward new green building rating system requirements, the Angelus Block Co. Environmental Product Declaration spans a substantial set of 69 individual mix designs for products from seven southern California concrete masonry operations, serving Central Coast to San Diego markets.

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Argos USA, Chaney inaugurate ISO 9000-modeled program

nrmca QCPNational Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s newest certification program is a Quality Management System (QMS) aligned with ISO 9000 standards and suited to ready mixed producers aiming to supplant prescriptive concrete specifications with performance-based alternatives.

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