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Cemex develops carbon footprint tool

Dec 15, 2010

¹Cemex has developed a carbon footprint tool that allows the company to measure the greenhouse gas emissions of its cement, ready-mix, and aggregates products. The footprint tool, which Cemex says is the first of its kind in the building materials industry, ...

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Construction begins on Black River Bridge

Dec 14, 2010

Construction on a new Black River Bridge in Port Huron, Mich., can now begin thanks to a signed agreement between the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Michigan Department of Transportation for a $30 million American Recovery ...

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ABC promotes Jason R. Daisey to CFO

Dec 03, 2010

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) promoted Jason R. Daisey to CFO. Daisey was promoted from the vice president of finance position. Daisey will oversee and direct the finance, facilities management, and technology departments, as well as provide financial oversight for ABC-affiliated ...

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39K jobs added in November; 9.8 percent unemployment

Dec 03, 2010

Just as the Federal Reserve decided to add more money into the economy to stimulate growth, unemployment rates rose unexpectedly as employers added fewer jobs in November than originally forecast, according to a Bloomberg News report. However, the news agency surveyed ...

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Va. transportation investment to create 19K jobs

Dec 01, 2010

Nearly 19,000 new jobs will be created in Virginia with an increased investment in transportation construction, according to a new study issued Dec. 1. Additional transportation investment also will generate $162 million in new state tax revenues and boost the Commonwealth’s ...

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ARTBA: Gas tax increase removes roadblocks

Dec 01, 2010

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President and CEO Pete Ruane  has released a statement regarding a report issued by members of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform and the recommendation to dedicate a 15-cents-per-gallon gas ...

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FHWA releases new Q&A on funding, accountability

Nov 30, 2010

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has released an updated version of its "Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act Questions and Answers." The original report was released on Oct. 20. The latest update was released on Nov. 24. The latest questions and answers ...

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AGC: Construction employment up in 29 states

Nov 29, 2010

Construction employment expanded in 29 states between September and October, while fewer people are working in construction compared to last year in 39 states, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) reported in an analysis of state employment data released ...

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Contractor Dream Package 2010 Winner: Mario Ramos – Mar-Con Services

Nov 12, 2010

Contractor Dream Package 2010 Winner: Mario Ramos – Mar-Con Services

Equipment World magazine, sister publication to Aggregates Manager, has named Mario Ramos of Mar-Con Services in Pasadena, Texas, as the winner of the Equipment World 2010 Contractor’s Dream Package. Ramos received his prize package worth more than $100,000 in products ...

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Cat’s Wuxi R&D Center facility LEED Gold certified

Nov 01, 2010

Caterpillar Inc. research & development (R&D) center in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, has been awarded Gold certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design in the new construction category (LEED-NC). The Wuxi R&D Center, a wholly-owned Caterpillar subsidiary, is the headquarters and ...

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Martin Marietta expects volume growth in 2011

Nov 01, 2010

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. as follows: Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BBB'; Short-term IDR at 'F2'; Senior unsecured debt rating at 'BBB;' Revolving bank credit facility at 'BBB;' Commercial Paper rating at 'F2'. The Rating Outlook is stable. The ratings ...

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Vermeer realigns staff for ‘global growth’

Oct 22, 2010

Vermeer Corp. has realigned its staff "to best support the company’s global growth initiatives," the company says. “We are excited about the realignment and how it will help Vermeer better serve our customers,” said Mary Andringa, president and chief executive officer ...

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