Portland Cement Association

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A Recovering Housing Market Buoys Forecasters' Projections A Recovering Housing Market Buoys Forecasters' Projections

A recovering housing market buoys forecasters' projections, but lot and labor shortages could short circuit growth. Read more

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Portland Cement Association Still Sees "Headwinds" To Future Housing Growth Portland Cement Association Still Sees "Headwinds" To Future Housing Growth

Chief Economist Ed Sullivan doesn’t see foreclosures or bank repos abating until 2012. Read more

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The New American Home 2011 The New American Home 2011

For the first time in its 28-year history, The New American Home had a homeowner attached from the start. Read more

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Forecasters Hedge Bets on Improvements in Housing Market for 2011 Forecasters Hedge Bets on Improvements in Housing Market for 2011

Job growth will be key to spurring buyer demand. Read more

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New Research Touts Insulated Concrete Forms For Energy Efficiency

MIT releases preliminary findings from a year-long assessment of buildings' life cycle. Read more

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New Package of Standards for State and Local Green Building Codes New Package of Standards for State and Local Green Building Codes

The Portland Cement Association and the Institute for Business and Home Safety have joined forces to create more stringent requirements for green building codes. Read more

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Many Factors Point to a Lethargic Recovery For Builders

Economist for Portland Cement Association is pessimistic about job growth and foreclosure activity. Read more

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Maryland Students Sweep Storm-Resistant Housing Awards

Three students from the University of Maryland architecture program claimed the top three spots in the first-ever TCA/PCA Storm Housing 2007, a Tilt-Up Concrete Association- and Portland Cement Association- sponsored international competition that seeks conceptual designs for a storm-resistant housing complex along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Read more

The New American Home 2006: Built to Last
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The New American Home 2006: Built to Last

Simply put, the house is a bunker masked as a beautiful home, built to be the... Read more

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Katrina Crunch

Analysts predict rebuilding the Gulf Coast region after Hurricane Katrina will push cement consumption even higher then current record levels, the Skokie, Ill.–based Portland Cement Association says. Experts estimate that rebuilding New Orleans will require at least 4 million tons of cement over the next four to five years. Read more

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