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Revolution in trucks on full display at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Ready mixed concrete producers planning post-recession fleet investments will confront the cost of compliance with 2010 Environmental Protection Agency diesel engine emissions exhaust treatment, adding upwards of $10,000 to the price of mixers purchased prior to the 2008 construction market drop. Buying decisions might also factor the potential over the next five to 10 years for EPA or Department of Transportation rules dictating Class 8 truck fuel efficiency or greenhouse gas emissions levels.

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LEED stunt rates as environmentalists’ last hurrah to destroy fly ash viability

Don Marsh, Editor

Fuzzy math is the latest weapon for environmental groups to whom recyclable fly ash is a pawn in the war on coal. Their latest ploy to undermine an energy resource that underpins our economy follows a trajectory from batch plant silo to power generating station via the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED [Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design] rating system.

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