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Big Labor scripts prevailing wage template for mixer truck drivers

Setting aside the vast differences in the value of product they deliver, do concrete mixer truck drivers dispatched to public works projects deserve state-mandated wage supports not accorded to counterparts hauling asphalt?

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Pervious pavement, permeable pavers traffic Smart Surfaces Coalition goals

If not from day one, the U.S. Green Building Council has come around on construction criteria where concrete excels: Life cycle assessment (LCA), starting with LEED v4 green building rating system provisions, and now as one of the principles guiding an advocacy effort friendly to pervious or permeable interlocking concrete pavements.

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