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Georgia Voters Support Durable Construction Materials

According to a new poll, Georgia voters are supportive of the recently passed Sandy Springs, Ga., construction regulations requiring buildings over three stories tall or more than 100,000 sq. ft. in total size to be constructed with enhanced quality materials like concrete or steel (96 percent support). Additionally, these voters support their own city passing similar regulations by overwhelming margins (94 percent support).

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MINExpo Takes Center Stage

Billed as the world's largest mining show, MINExpo International 2016 kicks off Sept. 26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The show is sponsored by the National Mining Association.

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New Construction Starts Make Huge Jump

New construction starts in August soared 21 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $711.2 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics, following lackluster activity in July. The August rise for total construction starts featured an especially elevated amount for nonresidential building, which was helped by the start of a $3 billion petrochemical plant in Louisiana, the $1.7 billion Wynn Casino in the Boston area, and a $508 million terminal upgrade at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

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Stockpile Reports Talks Inventory Management

Stockpile Reports, an inventory management system that aggregates and construction companies use to measure, manage, and audit materials inventory at scale, announced the release of its new Aerials Service.

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