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Usgs: Aggregate Up In Q2

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that an estimated 331 million metric tons of crushed stone were produced and shipped for consumption in the United States in the second quarter, an increase of 6.4% compared with the second quarter of 2009

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Builder Confidence Unchanged In September

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes held unchanged in September from the previous month's low level of 13, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index

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Cement Group Issues Building Requirements

To allow local governments to adopt green building codes that address high performance as well as conventional sustainable features, the Portland Cement Association and the Institute for Business and Home Safety have developed "High Performance Building Requirements for Sustainability 2.0."

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Epa Ends Voluntary Ghg Program

EPA is terminating Climate Leaders, a voluntary initiative launched in 2002

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Msha Impact Inspections Net Violators

The Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration said that the results are in from impact inspections it conducted from April through August at 111 coal and metal/nonmetal mines

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