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Why are builders making huge savings?

Building materials suppliers are spending less on building materials and more on labour, cutting their costs.Photo: Supplied Building materials supplier Aac said it had cut labour costs by around 10 per cent since last year, and was now spending about $10 million more per year on labour costs than in the first half of 2017.Advertisement The company said it was

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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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