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PCA welcomes Trump’s call for US$1.5 trillion investment

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The Portland Cement Association (PCA) representing America’s cement manufacturers has supported President Trump’s call for a US$1.5 trillion investment to revitalise the nation’s infrastructure.

PCA welcomes Trump’s call for US$1.5 trillion investment

“America’s cement producers are proud to play a critical role in what the president so aptly described as our nation of builders,” said PCA President and CEO Michael Ireland. “Today, our industry is ready to help America both rebuild long-neglected infrastructure, and construct new-and-improved transportation networks capable of serving the nation long into the future.”

Cement is the core ingredient in concrete, which helps make American highways, bridges, runways, water systems and river networks safer, more durable, and longer lasting.

The US$1.5 trillion call was made during the second State of the Union address to Congress. Details are light, however, and it remains unclear where the president expects this investment to come from.

Read the article online at: https://www.worldcement.com/the-americas/02022018/pca-welcomes-trumps-call-for-15-trillion-investment/

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