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Build with Strength Releases Wind Test Video Following Tornado Crisis

For Construction Pros

March 7, 2019

For Construction Pros- In the wake of this week’s destructive spate of tornados across the American Southeast, Build with Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) consisting of civic organizations, fire service professionals, architects, engineers and industry experts committed to enacting safer and more sustainable building standards, has released a video promoting the safety advantages of building with concrete.

"The Texas Tech-led wind tunnel experiments illustrate the critical need for greater wind-related disaster preparedness, starting with the materials and methods we use in construction," says Kevin Lawlor, spokesperson for Build with Strength.

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