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Global Construction Materials Market Usage Report 2021:

Dublin, February 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Key architectural trends determining the use of building materials, Outlook 2021” the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. This study aims to provide the growth prospects and key forecast for 2021 for the global construction materials market. The scope of the study includes the analysis of the […]

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Rise in prices of building materials in January

the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its Producer Price Index report for January 2021. It showed the BLS construction materials and components price index was up 1.5% from December, seasonally adjusted. It was 6.6% above its level of the previous year. The overall prices of products processed for intermediate demand increased by 1.7%. The […]

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Coffee pods are turned into building materials

Coffee pods – the natural papery material around coffee beans that break off when the beans are roasted – normally become waste, thrown in piles that release methane, a potent greenhouse gas. But a company in Colombia found a new use for them, combining the envelopes with recycled plastic to create a new material. [Photo: […]

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Professor Jason Trembly receives $ 1 million in grants for sustainable building materials

Jason Trembly (back left), Yahya Al-Majali, doctoral student in mechanical engineering (back right), Dr. Damilola Daramola, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at OHIO (front left), and Clive Chirume, alumnus who has collaborated with the team (front right). The US Department of Energy recently announced $ 8.7 million in grants to “Develop Emerging Carbon-Based […]

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Building materials supplier uses communications technology to keep drivers safe

Chaney Enterprises supplies ready mixed concrete, sand, gravel, stone, mixed soil and related building materials to customers throughout the Mid Atlantic region. Chaney Enterprises Chaney Enterprises, headquartered in Gambrills, Md., Has trucks delivering materials to construction customers throughout the Mid-Atlantic. The company supplies ready-mixed concrete, sand, gravel, stone, mixed soil and related building materials to […]

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Third Party Transportation Requirements for Building Materials – Utilities

Trucks transporting construction and demolition materials. Many construction and demolition contractors will choose to transport their own construction waste for recycling or disposal. If a third party is hired to perform this transport, then several rules will apply: For recycling You can hire any recycling company to do the transport. The container provided must be […]

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Company has solution for sourcing building materials during coronavirus pandemic

Construction of the Piazza terminal, a project carried out in collaboration with Mega Supply Pro. The US construction industry is heavily dependent on materials sourced from overseas markets, especially China. Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, is a major pole for building materials and supplies. While Chinese factories are gradual reopening, the supply chain […]

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Prices of engineering and construction materials fall for first time in 40 months due to impacts of coronavirus

Overall construction costs rose again in March, according to IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The current title IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index registered 50.2, a figure barely above the neutral mark. The last time the overall index recorded an almost flat price was in November 2016. However, […]

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5 Steps to Take When Building Materials Are Delayed

Photo by Shutterstock Many commercial buildings currently under construction contain materials from Chinese manufacturers and other global manufacturers. We should consider the amount of building materials that will now be delayed or reordered due to the coronavirus. And at what cost? What is the impact of these delays and cost changes on the sustainability of […]

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Non-permanent building materials and rental equipment: privilege or not

A number of participants in the construction industry subscribe to the principle that contractors (and sub-contractors) who supply a construction site with non-permanent rental equipment or materials do not have rights to constructor privilege. In this article, I examine whether, in certain circumstances, contractors who supply non-permanent rental equipment or material to a job site […]