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Propane Council Offers Safety Resources

The Propane Education & Research Council, in observance of Construction Safety Week, released a collection of resources to help support the construction industry's ongoing commitment to safety.

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CarbonCure Teams With Amazon, Breakthrough Energy Ventures

CarbonCure Technologies, a Canadian cleantech company that develops carbon dioxide removal (CDR) solutions for the concrete industry, announced an investment by leading technology and property developers.

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Construction Starts Post Solid Gain in August

Total construction starts rose 19% in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $793.3 billion. Gains were seen in all three major building sectors: nonresidential building starts rose 16% and residential building climbed 12%, while nonbuilding construction jumped 40% over the month. While large projects certainly influenced the August gains, removing those projects would still have resulted in a gain for the month.

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TRIP: Arkansas Roads Need Help Fast

Roads and bridges that are deteriorated, congested or lack some desirable safety features cost Arkansas motorists a total of $3.2 billion statewide annually – as much as $1,822 per driver in some urban areas – due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays. 

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MINExpo 2021 Dates Announced

The National Mining Association (NMA), sponsor of MINExpo International 2020, announced that the 2020 show has been rescheduled to Sept. 13-15, 2021, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas.

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