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Superior Debuts New Blog Called ‘Channel 72’

Superior Industries launched a new blog at superior-ind.com/blog. Nicknamed “Channel 72,” the blog will be an outlet for the Morris, Minn.-based manufacturer to share commentary on the industries Superior serves, news on the products they launch and expert insights into more efficient material handling operations.

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Lafarge Introduces Lower-CO2 Portland-Limestone Cement

In response to ever-increasing market demand for sustainable building solutions, Lafarge has introduced a new portland-limestone cement (PLC) commercial offering in Canada.

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Sandvik Sets New Strategic Direction

Sandvik announced its new strategy, the purpose of which is to achieve world-class performance in value creation through higher growth and profitability, thereby making Sandvik an even more attractive company for customers, employees and shareholders.

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ARTBA Applauds EPA Withdrawal of Proposed Ozone Standards

The September 2 announcement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) withdrawing a proposal to prematurely tighten ozone standards was welcomed by transportation construction firms and local communities across America.

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July Construction Starts Retreat 10 Percent

The value of new construction starts dropped 10 percent in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $394.7 billion, according to McGraw-Hill Construction, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies. The decline followed a 15 percent gain in June, and returned total construction to the lower end of its recent range.

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