Tag: desert building materials

How to recycle building materials

RICHMOND, Va.(AP) When it comes to recycled materials, it’s easy to fall short.Most of the time, you’re better off using recyclable materials from landfills and waste management sites instead.And while you may be tempted to use the materials in a building that’s been sitting in a landfill for years, the chances are they’ll end up…



Construction boom in the Mojave Desert is boosting housing supply

The construction boom in Nevada has boosted housing supply, but the supply is limited by a shortage of materials.The shortage is the result of the state’s strict environmental regulations, according to a report released Monday by the nonprofit California Center for Housing Policy.The report, “California’s Housing Crisis: A New California Problem?” found that the shortage…



Building materials market to shrink in 2019

A market report from the Building Materials Market Association has forecast the sector will fall for a sixth straight year in 2019.The Australian Building & Construction Council (ABCC) said in a report released today that in 2019, the sector could fall by 10.4 per cent, to $2.4 billion.While it will shrink by 8.1 per cent…