New England developers turn away from steel as prices rise

06/26/2006 | Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

As steel prices increase, developers in New England are turning away from steel, which the region has long favored. The builders of a new luxury condominium that will be Rhode Island's tallest building, for example, have abandoned plans for a steel structure and are turning instead to concrete.

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