Minnesota’s building contractors should be busy this time of year finishing up projects before winter sets in. But for many of them, it’s not a lack of work, but a shortage of concrete that’s slowing them down. Disruptions in the main ingredient – cement – means the vital building material is being allocated across the state.
Less than a year after the state struggled through a severe propane shortage, another vital commodity is in short supply.
A Twin Cities teenager is in intensive care after falling nine feet at a home and hitting his head on cement.