Asphalt prices skyrocket, companys put 1.1 million into training builders in steel products
Rising asphalt prices curbing paving plans Asphalt jungles have been looking more like paved gold recently.
As oil prices cruise to record highs, the costs of petroleum-based products, such as asphalt, are skyrocketing beyond the budgeted expectations of commercial, residential and municipal customers.
Group Backs steel framingÂ
A consortium of steel framing and roofing manufacturers and their associations are putting $1.1 million into training builders and laborers in the use of steel products to meet stricter building codes.