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Manufacturers say infrastructure won’t meet business demands in next 10 years

Sep 20, 2013

Manufacturers say infrastructure won’t meet business demands in next 10 years

The majority of manufacturers, 65 percent, say infrastructure won’t meet the demands of the economy in the next 10 to 15 years, according to a report from our sister site, Better Roads. The manufacturers were responding to a series of surveys ...

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Making the Grade

Aug 01, 2013

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief, tdunphy@randallreilly.com   Aggregate producers know a significant investment is needed to improve the nation’s transportation systems. Whether to alleviate congestion or to improve the safety and capacity of the nation’s bridges and roads, the United States continues to ...

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Infrastructure ROI

Jul 15, 2013

Infrastructure ROI

A new technical briefing paper from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) underscores both the need to invest in the nation’s infrastructure and the valuable contribution of the aggregates industry to the nation’s economic well being. “Infrastructure improvements will ...

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Guest Blog: Illinois eyes a new transportation proposal

Jun 25, 2013

Guest Blog: Illinois eyes a new transportation proposal

A transportation funding crisis is looming. When the “Illinois Jobs Now” capital program approved in 2009 expires next year, the funds available for transportation-related construction is projected to decline by approximately $2 billion, the number of projects are projected to decline ...

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Residential is up, but highways are status quo (at best)

May 01, 2013

Residential is up, but highways are status quo (at best)

By George H. Reddin     The first quarter of 2013 closed with slow, but steady, deal activity — the same pattern we’ve seen in recent years. The demand from buyers is as healthy as we have seen in years, and there remains ...

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Obama’s proposed 2014 budget includes $50 billion for infrastructure investment

Apr 10, 2013

Obama’s proposed 2014 budget includes $50 billion for infrastructure investment

On April 10, President Barack Obama presented Congress with his 2014 fiscal year budget plan. The $3.8 trillion budget plan includes $50 billion for infrastructure investment, our sister site, Better Roads, reported. The $50 billion for infrastructure investments includes $40 billion ...

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Residential is up while infrastructure is status quo (at best)

Apr 05, 2013

Residential is up while infrastructure is status quo (at best)

The first quarter of 2013 closed with slow, but steady, deal activity — the same pattern we’ve seen in recent years. The demand from buyers is as healthy as we have seen in years and there remains a significant supply ...

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Obama pushes $21 billion infrastructure improvement bill

Apr 03, 2013

Obama pushes $21 billion infrastructure improvement bill

President Barack Obama has asked Congress to pass a $21 billion package to improve the United States’ infrastructure, our sister publication Better Roads reported. The proposed publicly- and privately-funded plan, which will be included in Obama’s budget April 10, includes $10 ...

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Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to set ground rules

Jan 17, 2013

On Jan. 23,at 10 a.m.,  the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold its organizational meeting, Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) announced. The meeting will be held in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building. "I look forward to getting to work to improve ...

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Will we get two more years for emissions compliance?

Sep 01, 2012

Will we get two more years for emissions compliance?

For daily news updates and web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our website at www.aggman.com   The EPA proposes to delay air-quality rules on portland cement for two years, which just might give the industry more time to recover ...

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Parsons appoints VP, MENA+ talent management

Apr 28, 2012

Parsons appoints VP, MENA+ talent management

Daniel L. “Dan” Garbutt has assumed the position of vice president, MENA+ Talent Management at Parson. In his new role, Garbutt will be responsible for leading Parsons’ human capital initiatives and programs in the MENA+ region, which includes the ...

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New division may save Ohio DOT nearly $200 million annually

Mar 20, 2012

By reducing agency costs, commercializing non-interstate rest areas, and seeking sponsorship and naming rights for certain infrastructure projects, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) says it could save nearly $200 million annually and billions more could be generated or saved ...

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