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Lafarge Rolls Out New Gypsum Board

Lafarge launched a new version of its gypsum board, Rapid Deco L5. The product features an improvement to Lafarge's factory-applied Level 5 skim coat technology

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Equipment Mfgs Warn Against Protectionism

Earlier this month, Association of Equipment Manufacturers President Dennis Slater addressed the House Committee on Energy and Commerce's subcommittee on commerce, trade and consumer protection.

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Philippine Mining Companies Spend On Green

According to the Philippine newspaper The Freeman, mining companies spent at least P830 million ($17.3 million) in 2008 by mining companies in Central Visayas to comply with environmental requirements.

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Nssga Elections Held

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association held its 2009 elections for officers, executive committee members and two board vacancies on March 12 during the association's annual convention in Orlando.

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Oil Sand Co., Canada Extend Lease

The Fort Hills Energy L. P. reached an agreement with the government of Alberta, Canada to extend the term of the Fort Hills oil sands leases until 2019. The mine is located 90 kilometers north of Fort McMurray, Alberta.

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