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‘Bazaar of the Bizarre’ building materials exchange

It seems like everyone's getting in on the building materials market.With the release of the third edition of the World Wide Web Architecture & Design book, we've seen the rise of the marketplace, with a number of companies selling building materials online and even online for shipping.And now, we know the new Bazaar of Bizarre will also offer a selection

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Salem, New Hampshire, building materials industry faces big challenges

SALEM, N.H. (AP) For decades, construction companies have used materials like limestone and marble to build their massive buildings in the United States.But now the industry faces challenges that may force it to look beyond the industry's borders.The building materials market has been growing in recent years, but it is also becoming more competitive.There are a growing number of companies

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How China’s giant building materials industry could be one of the world’s biggest winners over the next decade

The Chinese government wants to buy up most of the leading global manufacturers of building materials, including steel, concrete and glass, according to a confidential document seen by Reuters.China's top Communist Party leader, Xi Jinping, said he was keen to expand the countrys role as a global player in building materials."It is absolutely essential that we develop and support this

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