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Shuster ‘encouraged’ by infrastructure plan, but ‘long-term plan’ needed

Feb 25, 2013

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) released a statement on Wednesday following the release of additional details on President Obama’s infrastructure plan. In his statement, Shuster pointed out that he is “encouraged” by the need to reduce “red ...

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Oldcastle talks with AggMan about how saving pennies can save millions

Feb 24, 2013

Oldcastle talks with AggMan about how saving pennies can save millions

Pennies DO matter in an aggregates operation. In a recent conversation with Shane Buchanan, asphalt performance manager with Oldcastle Materials Group’s Asphalt Performance Team, about mix-design optimization, he told me how watching your pennies can save your operation millions. But it’s not ...

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AGG1 Updates

Feb 22, 2013

AGG1 Updates

AGG1 is coming soon! Our March issue will include in-depth coverage to help you navigate your way around the show floor. During the weeks leading up to the show, we will feature AGG1 Updates in our e-newsletters to highlight some of ...

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Limestone byproducts for food create niche market

Feb 14, 2013

Limestone byproducts for food create niche market

For daily news updates and web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat” section of our website at www.aggman.com ‘Animal feed’ segment can be a compelling outlet in uncertain economic times.   by Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor tgbarbaccia@randallreilly.com     In a challenging economy, creating ...

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Let’s stop spending money extraneously and solve the infrastructure problem

Feb 13, 2013

Let’s stop spending money extraneously and solve the infrastructure problem

I think Obama needs to learn if there isn't money, it can't be spent. It's not a difficult concept. I'd love a brand new car, but I don't have the money for one right now so I'm not going into ...

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Study: Highway Trust Fund will incur $365 billion deficit

Feb 05, 2013

A new study by researchers at the College of William and Mary has found that as automobile fuel economy increases, the federal highway program's fiscal position may become more precarious. The team from William and Mary's Thomas Jefferson Program in Public ...

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Limestone byproducts for food create niche market

Feb 01, 2013

Limestone byproducts for food create niche market

For daily news updates and web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat” section of our website at www.aggman.com   ‘Animal feed’ segment can be a compelling outlet in uncertain economic times.   by Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor tgbarbaccia@randallreilly.com     In a challenging economy, creating additional ...

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State and Province News January 2013

Jan 01, 2013

By Therese Dunphy tdunphy@randallreilly.com   Alabama Decatur police arrested a man who was making false 911 calls in order to burglarize a business. According to Decatur WAFF, Christopher Stricklin made two false calls, including one reporting a shooting at Vulcan Materials in Trinity, before ...

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Top construction industry editor inducted into Construction Writers Association Hall of Fame

Nov 07, 2012

Top construction industry editor inducted into Construction Writers Association Hall of Fame

During its annual Grand Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C., the Construction Writers Association (CWA) inducted Randall-Reilly Construction Media Editorial Director Marcia Gruver Doyle into its Hall of Fame. This highly prestigious award is presented to select individuals who exemplify true ...

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Aggregates for Energy Freedom

Nov 01, 2012

Aggregates for Energy Freedom

For daily news updates and web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our website at www.aggman.com Shale may be the game changer to give the United States ‘energy independence,’ but it faces pushback from environmentalists. Oil and natural gas for ...

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SNEAK PEEK from November AggMan: Aggregates for ‘Energy Freedom?’

Oct 16, 2012

SNEAK PEEK from November AggMan: Aggregates for ‘Energy Freedom?’

This is a sneak peek from the "AggBeat" news section of the November 2012 issue of Aggregates Manager. Shale may be the game changer to give the United States ‘energy independence,’ but it faces pushback from environmentalists. Oil and natural gas for ...

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The nation is ‘hurling itself toward a fiscal cliff,’ says ABC chief economist

Oct 08, 2012

The nation is ‘hurling itself toward a fiscal cliff,’ says ABC chief economist

The U.S. Department of Labor's latest employment report is out. For some key industry sectors, it's good news -- but not for construction. This is not news we want to hear, but I certainly think it's going to fuel the fire ...

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