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DOL and industry roundtable convenes to talk roads, jobs, and safety

DOL and industry roundtable convenes to talk...

- Oct 30, 2014

Collaboration with the aggregates industry regarding challenges facing it and the nation was the focus of an Oct. 20 roundtable ...

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Ray LaHood calls for ‘a big pot of money’ to fix America’s roads and bridges

Ray LaHood calls for ‘a big pot of...

- Oct 30, 2014

Continuing his “America is one big pothole” theme, former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood used an appearance at ...

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VP Biden wants to see increase in infrastructure spending

VP Biden wants to see increase in...

- Oct 30, 2014

Vice President Biden wants to see an increase in infrastructure spending, saying it would spur growth and create jobs. "Build, build, build, build. ...

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How to stay safe while working with a small or short-handed crew

How to stay safe while working with a small...

- Oct 29, 2014

One of the lingering effects of the construction downturn is the difficulty contractors now face finding skilled workers. Whether construction workers ...

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Asphalt pavement mixes are greener, more sustainable than ever

Asphalt pavement mixes are greener, more...

- Oct 29, 2014

Asphalt pavement mixes are more sustainable than ever thanks to the increased use of recycled materials and energy-saving warm-mix technologies. According ...

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Price of diesel hits lowest point in five years

Price of diesel hits lowest point in five...

- Oct 29, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel hit its lowest point in nearly five years in the ...

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ELRUS opens new location, Donaldson wins supplier award and more dealer news roundups

ELRUS opens new location, Donaldson wins...

- Oct 28, 2014

Looking for some dealer news? This is your one-stop shop for all the moves going on inside the aggregates industry. ELRUS ...

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Mine expansion leaving MnDOT up a creek without a paddle

Mine expansion leaving MnDOT up a creek...

- Oct 28, 2014

  The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is now paying for a decision it made nearly a half century ago. Back ...

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Majority of construction firms can’t find skilled workers

Majority of construction firms can’t...

- Oct 28, 2014

The problem of not being able to find enough skilled craft workers is reaching nearly universal levels in the U.S. ...

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Student competition gets a boost from Illinois manufacturers

Student competition gets a boost from...

- Oct 27, 2014

Teams of high school students building robots as part of a STEM competition got a boost from Illinois aggregate industry ...

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