Utility Group: Coal ash rule likely set for EPA 2014 agenda

Sources: National Concrete Masonry Association, Herndon, Va.; CP staff

Conferring with Utility Solid Waste Activities Group officials in Washington, D.C., NCMA Government Affairs staff reports that the Environmental Protection Agency is poised to issue a final Coal Combustion Residuals management and disposal rule late next year.

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ASTM E06 charters Building Safety Subcommittee

Source: ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa. ASTM Subcommittee E06.75 on Building Safety in the Construction Life Cycle, charged with developing standards related to safe working environment, plus protection of people and property in the construction life cycle, will hold a premier meeting April 16 in Indianapolis. The gathering will take place alongside many other ASTM Committee E06 on Performance of Buildings…

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Summit Materials closes on Westroc, Lafarge Wichita assets

Sources: Summit Materials, Washington, D.C.; CP staff

Ending a one-year drought of announced concrete and aggregate deals, Summit Materials has acquired Utah’s Westroc Inc. and certain Lafarge North America assets in Kansas.

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