Affordable Housing

Phoenix Lift-Off Systems
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Phoenix Lift-Off Systems

Transforms a pickup/flatbed truck into one-man operated lift and transport machine... More

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Lafarge Erects NetZero Energy Precast Concrete Home

Lafarge Canada, Inc. has erected the walls and roof of an innovative NetZero energy duplex made entirely of precast concrete, the first NetZero precast concrete home in Canada. More

Upstate NY Company Cements Vow to Vets
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Upstate NY Company Cements Vow to Vets

Stampcrete International, Ltd. intends on hiring veterans returning from battle in... More

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Partnership Promise Quality African Housing

Wall-Ties & Forms, Inc. and The Tagos Group, LLC have signed a partnership agreement to immediately begin construction on low cost, mass housing across the continent of Africa to assist local governments and private investors in addressing a critical shortage of safe, affordable housing. More

CIM Students Give Back
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CIM Students Give Back

Students from the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program at California State... More

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RESIDENTIAL CONCRETE News

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How to Build an Affordable Concrete Home
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How to Build an Affordable Concrete Home

Custom-built homes are commonly gracing glossy magazine covers. That's because... More

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Building Habitat Homes with Concrete

Affordable homes built by Habitat for Humanity now exist in over 80 countries. In the United States there are 1600 regional Habitat offices (referred to as "affiliates"), with the top 200 affiliates building five or more homes each year. Their goal is to build the maximum number of homes possible with the funds they raise each year. The homes are intended for low-income families and that's why Habitat strives to build homes that are energy efficient—so owners will spend less for energy, leaving more money for other necessities. More

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The Housing Explosion in Mexico

In today's Mexico the need for low-income housing is staggering. If awareness is the first step in the change process, then change is imminent because the demographic information about where the population is headed and what's needed has everyone's attention—starting with the highest office in the land. More

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Aluminum Forms for Affordable Housing

Affordable housing might become a reality with the use of site-cast ready mixed concrete as the primary building material. More

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