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USG Chief to Retire; Scanlon to Become CEO
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USG Chief to Retire; Scanlon to Become CEO

Maker of Sheetrock® and multiple other products used by builders will be run by a... Read more

Fifteen Tons of Rubble Form Rotterdam House
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Fifteen Tons of Rubble Form Rotterdam House

The bricks forming the facade of this tall, skinny house in Rotterdam are made... Read more

This Man is Building a Village Out of Plastic Bottles
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This Man is Building a Village Out of Plastic Bottles

Robert Bezeau has more than a million bottles, and he’s already begun construction. Read more

Is Peel-and-Stick Housewrap Poised for a Market Breakthrough?
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Is Peel-and-Stick Housewrap Poised for a Market Breakthrough?

Changes in code requirements could help take these products from a niche market to... Read more

Putting Flexible Concrete to the Test
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Putting Flexible Concrete to the Test

NTU and JTC test-bed new bendable concrete that is stronger and more durable. Read more

Home Shields: Four Products to Protect Homes.
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Home Shields: Four Products to Protect Homes.

These products will keep your clients' homes protected long after you're done with... Read more

New Housewrap Better Protects Modern-Style Houses
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New Housewrap Better Protects Modern-Style Houses

UV-resistant weather barrier is intended for use with structures that incorporate... Read more

Producer Prices Surprise in July
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Producer Prices Surprise in July

Contrary to economists’ expectations of a small gain, inflation in prices received... Read more

Roofing Underlayment Just Got a Lot Lighter
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Roofing Underlayment Just Got a Lot Lighter

Typar's new ultra-strong product is seven times lighter than felt. Read more

Electrical Box Sealing Made Easy
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Electrical Box Sealing Made Easy

A new product provides a simple way to seal pesky electrical boxes on exterior walls. Read more

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