Concrete News

July 21, 2021 – According to the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA), the estimated ready mixed concrete produced in April 2021 is 35.6 million cu. yd., 20% higher than that in April 2020. The estimated production in the U.S. through April is 114.3 million cu. yd., approximately 6.8% higher than that during the same period in 2020. NRMCA joined a…

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Georgia Voters Support Durable Construction Materials

According to a new poll, Georgia voters are supportive of the recently passed Sandy Springs, Ga., construction regulations requiring buildings over three stories tall or more than 100,000 sq. ft. in total size to be constructed with enhanced quality materials like concrete or steel (96 percent support). Additionally, these voters support their own city passing similar regulations by overwhelming margins…

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NSSGA, NAPA Call for ‘Paving the Way to the Future’

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) and National Asphalt Paving Association (NAPA), along with the support of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) and Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), joined forces at a Materials Group Fly-In on Capitol Hill.

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NSSGA Seeks Changes in EPA Rule

By Mark S. Kuhar The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) staff met with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) April 7 on their recently proposed Clean Water Act Jurisdictional Rule, which, if enacted as-is, would allow the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to regulate geographically isolated water bodies and wetlands.

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