Real U.S. gross domestic product is projected to grow an annualized 3.8% in the second quarter of 2010, up from 2.7% in the first quarter. However, growth in the latter half of 2010 should moderate to around 2.5%, as housing activity slows with the expiration of the homebuyers' tax credit, the inventory cycle loses its force, and boost from the fiscal stimulus fades.
In preparation for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, MAPEI
provided 41 different products that contractors used for concrete restoration,
surface preparation, waterproofing and flooring installation in six Vancouver venues.