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Senate passes 3-month transportation funding extension and long-term DRIVE Act

Senate passes 3-month transportation funding...

- Jul 30, 2015

The Senate worked double-time on transportation funding issues Thursday, passing the House $8 billion, three-month extension (H.R. 3236) and its ...

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A judge has reversed the decision to close a rock quarry in Kentucky

A judge has reversed the decision to close a...

- Jul 30, 2015

A judge in Kentucky has reopened a rock quarry in Franklin, Kentucky, after the local zoning board decided to revoke ...

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Caterpillar will continue using Navistar engines in vocational truck line despite production split

Caterpillar will continue using Navistar...

- Jul 30, 2015

Caterpillar has decided to amicably end its on-highway truck production partnership with Navistar and venture out on its own, moving production of the ...

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Senate on deck for approving House 3-month extension for transportation funding

Senate on deck for approving House 3-month...

- Jul 29, 2015

The House has passed H.R. 3236, a new 3-month extension that provides financing for the Highway Trust Fund and other transportation ...

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Lafarge NA sells $450 million in assets to Summit Materials

Lafarge NA sells $450 million in assets to...

- Jul 29, 2015

Summit Materials has purchased $450 million in assets from Lafarge North America, including a large Iowa cement plant and seven ...

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A 20-year-old died while swimming in a New York quarry

A 20-year-old died while swimming in a New...

- Jul 29, 2015

A man who went missing after he jumped into a New York quarry was found dead the next day in ...

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House to ignore long-term transportation funding bill and vote on 3-month extension to force Senate’s hand

House to ignore long-term transportation...

- Jul 28, 2015

The House plans to vote today on a new short-term extension for transportation funding, extending solvency for the Highway Trust Fund ...

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NEAR MISS: Miner severely injured after he was electrocuted

NEAR MISS: Miner severely injured after he...

- Jul 28, 2015

A miner was electrocuted at a surface mine recently and serious injured after an accident with a power circuit. According to ...

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Caterpillar splits with Navistar, will design and build its own vocational trucks in Texas

Caterpillar splits with Navistar, will design...

- Jul 28, 2015

Caterpillar has announced a parting of ways with truck maker Navistar, ending a six-year partnership between the two companies that ...

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MSHA highlights second quarter metal/non-metal accidents

MSHA highlights second quarter...

- Jul 27, 2015

During its July 23 quarterly training call, representatives of the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reviewed fatalities and serious ...

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