9/26/2005

Building supplies and construction materials have already seen price increases because of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, with oriented strand board spiking 50%, and cement, wallboard, lumber, plywood, plastic pipe and other building material prices all climbing. Stock prices for Georgia-Pacific Corp., Louisiana-Pacific Corp., and Weyerhaeuser Co., are on the rise as demand for their products continues to grow.

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