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Construction Aggregates Innovation in 2022: No Time For Downtime

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  Resource Erectors Industry Watch Q4 2021 24/7 optimized production is the rule in construction aggregates rather than the exception now.  Aggregate operations by the end of 2021 are under the gun and have no time for downtime. Not with a market share of nearly $74 billion on the table…
Saint Gobain
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Thriving in the Global Green Economy: Companies to Watch in 2022

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Resource Erectors Industry Watch Q4-December 2021 The industry watchers here at Resource Erectors were happy to see the 11 November press release from construction materials and energy industry giant Saint-Gobain, announcing a substantial 400 million USD investment earmarked for expanding the US gypsum industry and more in the domestic construction…
advanced composites construction materials
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Advanced Composites to Meet Demand in Mining, Concrete, & Aggregates

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  Resource Erectors Industry Innovation Watch Q4 2021 Unless you’ve been living under an uncrushed rock yourself, it’s not breaking news for heavy industry professionals that the demand for metals, minerals, and construction aggregates is reaching unprecedented levels in industrial sectors across the board.  Affected industries range from precast concrete…
2021 Resin Shortage
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The 2021 Resin Shortage and Lingering Supply Chain Disruptions

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  Industry Watch 2021 at Resource Erectors From paving companies, to painters, to civil construction contractors, to electronics manufacturers, and even to the average American consumer, the ongoing resin shortage (and 251 other materials) in the US is causing repercussions across the board.  As we move into the final quarter…
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Construction Materials Volatility and Double Digit Price Increases in 2021

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  “July was the sixth straight month of double-digit price increases for construction inputs,” said Ken Simonson, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) chief economist, in calling for President Joe Biden to immediately end tariffs and quotas on steel, aluminum, lumber and other essential construction items.”- DCN-JOC News Service-August…
Gypsum Wallboard
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Can the Gypsum Materials Industry Launch a Sustainability Rebound After 2020 Covid Declines?

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  Industries in sectors ranging from minerals processing and rare earth metals, to concrete and aggregates, to gypsum materials are all initiating or following through in 2021 on strategic moves to cash in on sustainability trends. These tactics are being deployed to overcome the significant 2020 declines triggered by rampant…
construction materials logistics
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Evolving Construction Materials Supply Chains in 2021

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  “Simply put, there’s probably no other supply chain that is in more dire need of transformation than the construction industry supply chain.”- Adrian Gonzalez-talkinglogistics.com Is Today’s Construction Industry Supply Chain Ready to Sustain $79 Trillion in Infrastructure Spending?  According to Steve Cox, VP of Business Development at Command Alkon,…
Concrete and Precast Concrete Technology
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Concrete Technology 2021: Greener Every Year and 35% Stronger

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  The term “green concrete”, not so many decades ago, used to describe the condition of freshly poured ready mix concrete in construction projects or precast concrete products that required more curing time to achieve its full average 3,000 psi strength. The term “green” as applied to concrete was all…

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