Eldorado Stone-backed veneer study pegs savings in cement board substrate

Sources: National Gypsum, Charlotte, N.C.; CP staff

National Association of Home Builders Association-affiliated Home Innovation Research Labs finds that using PermaBase Cement Board as a substrate in exterior wall systems with modified veneer mortar reduces adhered stone installation time by 35 percent and total installed cost by 6 percent against traditional lath-and-cement mortar base alternatives. 

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National RM, Superior Concrete define “Plants of Future” at WOC 2019

Source: CP staff

New urban market ready mixed operations are the theme of a January 21 session, “Concrete Plants of the Future,” at the Las Vegas Convention Center—part of World of Concrete 2019 day one education activities. The two-hour program will spotlight the 400-plus yd./hour National Ready Mixed Concrete Co. Vernon plant on the edge of downtown Los Angeles; and, the 250-yd./hour Superior Concrete Materials District of Columbia plant, built in a transitioning neighborhood of the nation’s capital.

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