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Speaking with One Voice — NSSGA’s New CEO, Mike Johnson

Feb 01, 2014

Speaking with One Voice — NSSGA’s New CEO, Mike Johnson

NSSGA’s new CEO, Mike Johnson, focuses advocacy efforts by putting aggregates first.   Q. When it comes to association management, what are the key commonalities and differences between the beer and aggregate industries? A. First, thank you for the opportunity to respond to ...

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Federal reports begin again as government reopens

Oct 17, 2013

Federal reports begin again as government reopens

Agencies that produce federal reports such as construction spending, construction employment, housing starts and diesel fuel prices reopened Thursday following a 16-day shutdown of the federal government. Most reports stopped in the first week of October. Our sister site, Better Roads, reports ...

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DOT, MSHA, EIA could reopen by end of this week

Oct 16, 2013

DOT, MSHA, EIA could reopen by end of this week

The federal government shutdown that began on October 1 --shutting down many agencies within the U.S. Department of Transportation, as well as the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) -- may be nearing ...

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Government shutdown suspends diesel fuel price report

Oct 14, 2013

Government shutdown suspends diesel fuel price report

The weekly diesel fuel price report has been suspended as a result of the federal government shutdown that has been in effect for two weeks. The information for the diesel fuel price report comes from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). ...

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Government shutdown affects transportation projects

Oct 08, 2013

Government shutdown affects transportation projects

The federal government shutdown that began a week ago has already begun to affect transportation construction projects, according to a report from our sister site, Better Roads. The shutdown resulted in 18,481 furloughed positions in the U.S. Department of Transportation, as well ...

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Guest Blog: Balance sheet management continues among operators

Oct 08, 2013

Guest Blog: Balance sheet management continues among operators

Corporate divestitures once again dominated the activity last month, with Lafarge North America and Vulcan Materials leading the way. Balance sheet management continues to be the emphasis to create liquidity and borrowing capacity to take advantage of when the market ...

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MSHA suspends web services during government shutdown

Oct 03, 2013

MSHA suspends web services during government shutdown

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced Tuesday that it is suspending its website services due to the federal government shutdown that began October 1. The shutdown has furloughed 800,000 federal employees, according to an ABC News report, and has ...

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Construction reports suspended due to government shutdown

Oct 02, 2013

Construction reports suspended due to government shutdown

The monthly construction reports you normally see on Aggregates Manager -- like construction spending, construction employment, freight shipments and housing starts -- are likely suspended due to the federal government shutdown that began early Tuesday morning. The shutdown, which has furloughed ...

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Some DOT operations suspended with government shutdown

Oct 01, 2013

Some DOT operations suspended with government shutdown

Some U.S. Department of Transportation operations have been suspended due to the federal government shutdown that began at 12:01 a.m. today, according to a report from our sister site, Better Roads. The majority of the activities suspended cannot remain in operation ...

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18,481 DOT jobs would be furloughed if government shuts down

Sep 30, 2013

18,481 DOT jobs would be furloughed if government shuts down

The U.S. Department of Transportation would remain operational if the federal government shuts down tomorrow, but 18,481 of the agency’s 55,468 positions would be furloughed, our sister site, Better Roads, reports. DOT employees that would continue with their jobs during a ...

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