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While an economic recovery in the construction industry may still be several months away, there was a renewed sense of optimism on the trade show floor during The Precast Show 2011 in Charlotte, N.C., Jan. 27-29.
The 2010 Creative Use of Precast (CUP) Awards were given to recipients during The Precast Show 2011, held in Charlotte, NC Jan. 27-29.
The National Precast Concrete Association's 2010 Creative Use of Precast (CUP) Awards were given to recipients during The Precast Show 2011, held in Charlotte, NC Jan. 27-29.
There is still no definitive timeline for when a full-fledged economic recovery will occur. To take advantage of the recovery, precasters need to emerge from this recession leaner, meaner and strong enough to handle the increased demand.
Precast products are made in a controlled environment, weather is never a factor, and you can build year round in just about any climate, which makes them perfect for residential construction.
Given that concrete is the most-produced synthetic material in the world, it makes sense to focus on the green attributes it can offer. To achieve this, the Concrete Sustainability Hub (CSH) was created at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
With residential construction set to rebound in the coming years, the Housing Task Force is interested in learning your thoughts about precast homebuilding. Do you have an interest in precast homes?
The country has voted for it's third-consecutive "change" election, but will it actually change anything? Democrats and Republicans need to find a way to compromise and spend where it's need and cut where it's not, starting with passing a comprehensive transportation bill to fix our crumbling infrastructure.