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> Subject: RE: Concrete pricing

> There is a shortage of cement powder in the west. All cement suppliers
> in our area currently have placed restrictions on customers with as high
> as 2 week lead times for some pours.  Powder from Mexico has been
> imported for years; however, as I understand, there has been a US Tariff
> added restricting the import.  Resent news item was that this tariff
> might be lifted on this and timber products due to the need for
> reconstruction materials we need after the hurricanes.

It's always fun to play with tariffs until somebody gets their eye poked
out ...

-- 
R. Paul Ransom, P. Eng.
Civil/Structural/Project/International
Burlington, Ontario, Canada
<mailto:ado26(--nospam--at)hwcn.org> <http://www.hwcn.org/~ad026/civil.html>

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